Airport Privatization Opposed

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Airport Privatization Opposed

But a Quarter are Undecided

Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, (45%), a strong plurality, oppose the privatization of Canada’s airports. Just over 1-in-10 support the privatization (13%), and about a quarter (26%) are undecided. Fifteen percent do not know (15%).

Opposition is characteristic of those in the highest income category ($100k to $250k: 54%), with a post graduate degree (57%), living British Columbia (66%), and NDP voters (65%).

Respondents likely to support the privatization are male (17%), and Conservative (15%) or Liberal voters (16%).

“The privatization of Canada’s airports is opposed by a strong plurality of voters, but it's worth noting that more than a quarter of Canadians are still undecided on the issue,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, President of Forum Research.

Lorne Bozinoff, Ph.D. is the president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at or at (416) 960-9603.