14 Apr 2009 Most Canadians believe country ‘a Christian nation’
Given country’s immigrant population, scholar ‘taken aback’ by poll results: By Misty Harris, Canwest News Services
Though not every Canadian will celebrate Easter this weekend, a new poll reveals the majority — including nearly half of those who don’t believe in God — think Canada is “essentially a Christian nation.” The survey, conducted for Canwest News Service and Global National, found roughly six in 10 Canadians (58 per cent) identified the country as Christian. Among those who believe in God, 61 per cent think Canada is a Christian nation, while fully 48 per cent of non-believers feel that way. [Continue reading this story here and note the statistic about 40% of respondents who don’t think Christianity is given equal treatment by other faiths.]
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