The Vancouver Sun reports on an Ipsos Reid survey, conducted exclusively for Postmedia News and Global TV, that finds:
- 59 per cent say they oppose a free-trade agreement with China that would be similar to the one struck with the United States 25 years ago.
- 56 per cent disagreed with the statement that 'if Canada wants its oil and gas sector to grow, it needs to attract foreign investment from countries like China'.
- 51 per cent support the idea of increasing trade with China
- 74 per cent of Canadians say the governing Tories should stop acquisitions if they are made by state-owned enterprises owned by a foreign government.
- 68 per cent of Canadians believe the Conservative government should block the sale of Canadian firms to 'all foreign investors'.
- 61 per cent support the idea of increasing trade with Asia.
- 56 per cent support the idea of increasing trade with India.