What Canadians Think: Clear Seas Releases Its Survey of Attitudes of Canadians Toward Marine Shipping November 30, 2020

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping and the Angus Reid Institute will be providing a press briefing to announce the findings of their latest Canada-wide public opinion poll on marine shipping on November 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM (PST).

This is the third in a series of biennial studies looking at the attitude of Canadians toward marine shipping. And with COVID-19 looming in the background, the survey found that Canadians are expecting the industry to play a major role in the post-pandemic economic recovery. But they also want marine shipping to continue to make strides in environmental protection.

The survey will also provide details on the study’s new Shipping Confidence Index which was established to better understand the numerous viewpoints on marine shipping in Canada.

Shachi Kurl, President, Angus Reid Institute and Dr. Paul Blomerus, Executive Director, Clear Seas, will be available for questions. The report will be released in both official languages on November 30 in advance of the briefing.

Space is limited. Register today to secure your place: https://bit.ly/2IVjje8

About the Angus Reid Institute

The Angus Reid Institute (ARI) was founded in October 2014 by pollster and sociologist, Dr. Angus Reid. ARI is a national, not-for-profit, non-partisan public opinion research foundation established to advance education by commissioning, conducting and disseminating to the public accessible and impartial statistical data, research and policy analysis on economics, political science, philanthropy, public administration, domestic and international affairs and other socio-economic issues of importance to Canada and its world.

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About Clear Seas

Clear Seas is a not-for-profit independent research centre that provides impartial information on marine shipping in Canada to policy makers and the public. Its mandate is to initiate and interpret research, analyze policies, identify best practices, share information and facilitate dialogue. The organization’s research agenda is defined internally in response to current issues, reviewed by a research advisory committee, and approved by a board of directors. Clear Seas collaborates with Indigenous groups, stakeholders and experts to identify knowledge gaps, share results of existing studies, and facilitate new research to ensure decision makers have access to accurate, up-to-date information. All reports and findings are available at clearseas.org

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Contacts

Edward Downing
Director of Communications
Tel.: (604) 408-1648 ext. 106 or cell (604) 817-3058
edward.downing@clearseas.org

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