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Thursday we asked: How serious a problem is racism in Canada?

- Very: 370 votes (26%)
- Somewhat: 346 votes (24%)
- Not very: 691 votes (49%)
- Unsure: 7 votes (0%) 

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Wednesday we asked: Will an interest rate cut change your spending habits?

- Yes: 41 votes (5%)
- No: 716 votes (93%)
- Not sure: 10 votes (1%) 

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Monday we asked: Does a firefight change the nature of Canada's mission in Iraq?
- Yes: 1055 votes (80%)
- No: 242 votes (18%) 
- Not sure: 17 votes (1%)

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Friday we asked: 
Should it be easier for police to get peace bonds against terror suspects? 
- Yes: 263 votes (35%)
- No: 477 votes (63%) 
- Not sure: 20 votes (3%)

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Yesterday we asked: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about Canada's economy?

- Optimistic: 290 votes (25%)
- Pessimistic: 847 votes (72%)
- Not sure: 36 votes (3%)

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Monday we asked: Do Canadian police need more powers to prevent domestic terror?

- Yes: 125 votes (13%)
- No: 817 votes (84%)
- Not sure: 26 votes (3%) 

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Yesterday we asked: What does Canada need most to fight extremism?

- New legislative powers: 58 votes (6%)
- More police resources: 183 votes (20%)
- No changes needed: 652 votes (71%)
- Not sure: 20 votes (2%) 

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Yesterday we asked: Has yesterday's attack in Paris made you feel less secure in Canada? - Yes: 126 votes (12%) - No: 876 votes (86%) - Not sure: 12 votes (1%)
Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney continues to headline the post-holiday ministerial circuit in his home province of Quebec,  where he's slated to deliver a fresh load of federal cash to the municipality of Notre-Dame-Auxiliatrice-de-Buckland during a visit to a local community centre.

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