Manitobans Split on Whether to Sell Water to the United States

Frontier Centre, Manitoba, Publications, Trade, Uncategorized, Water

“All things considered, do you support or oppose selling a small portion of fresh water currently flowing into the Hudson Bay to the United States?”

Details of Poll

Province-wide:
• 46% in favour (20% strongly supportive and 26% moderately supportive);
• 45% opposed (32% strongly opposed and 13% moderately opposed);

In Winnipeg:
• 46% in favour (23% strongly supportive and 23% moderately supportive);
• 44% opposed (32% strongly opposed and 12% moderately opposed);

Rural Manitoba:
• 44% in favour (15% strongly supportive and 29% moderately supportive);
• 47% opposed (33% strongly opposed and 14% moderately opposed);

By gender- Manitoba
• Males: 49% in favour (23% strongly supportive and 26% moderately supportive);
• Males: 45% opposed (33% strongly opposed and 12% moderately opposed);

• Females: 42% in favour (16% strongly supportive and 26% moderately supportive);
• Females: 46% opposed (32% strongly opposed and 16% moderately opposed);

By age: 18-34 Manitoba
• 52% in favour (22% strongly supportive and 30% moderately supportive);
• 41% opposed (27% strongly opposed and 14% moderately opposed);

By age: 35-54 Manitoba
• 46% in favour (19% strongly supportive and 27% moderately supportive);
• 45% opposed (32% strongly opposed and 13% moderately opposed);

By age: 55+ Manitoba
• 38% in favour (17% strongly supportive and 21% moderately supportive);
• 50% opposed (40% strongly opposed and 10% moderately opposed);

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