Local residents who answered a recent poll on Canada's role in helping Ukraine were significantly split on whether Canada should do more to help or if the country is striking the right balance.
Canadians have watched for weeks with increasing horror at the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of a Russian invasion of that country, including attacks on civilian targets such as hospitals. Those who have managed to escape besieged cities like Mariupol have reported terrible scenes of death and devastation. Meanwhile, local businesses and charities on the North Shore have stepped up to raise money for refugees fleeing the war.
The North Shore News polled 1858 North Shore News readers and asked the question: Should Canada do more to help Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion?
The poll ran March 2-22, 2022. Of the 1,858 votes, we can determine that 639 are from within the community.
The full results are as follows:
Results are based on an online study of adult North Shore News readers that are located on the North Shore. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 2.26%, 19 times out of 20.
North Shore News uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.