MACLEAN’S/CBC POLL

With an eye on the wallet

December 28 1998
MACLEAN’S/CBC POLL

With an eye on the wallet

December 28 1998

With an eye on the wallet

MACLEAN’S/CBC POLL

ECONOMY

The year-end poll explores expectations for the economy, the temptation to move out of Canada, frustration over taxes and attitudes towards government spending in a recession.

WEST COAST BLUES

Q: Would you say the economy is heading into a period of improvement or recession, or is it going to stay the same?

MALE OPTIMISM

Percentage of respondents saying the economy is heading into a recession:

GREENER GRASS

Percentage of respondents who think their economic future would be brighter if they lived in another country:

TAXING MATTERS

Q: How upset do you feel about the amount of tax you pay?

Q: Which tax do you get most upset about?

THAT NURTURING INSTINCT?

Q: How should the federal and provincial government respond if we stop growing and find ourselves in a recession?

Percentage of respondents