Poll finds Canadians have high trust in scientists, declining confidence in business leaders and journalists
Poll finds Canadians have high trust in scientists, declining confidence in business leaders and journalistsBy Reanna Julian
The Globe and Mail
May 5, 2023
Canadians continue to have high levels of confidence in scientists, but less so for business and political leaders, as well as journalists, according to a new report that looks at how perceptions of these professions have changed over time.
The Confidence in Leaders report from the Environics Institute for Survey Research and its partners, details the results from an annual survey of Canadians. Participants discussed their level of confidence in various types of leaders, including those from Indigenous organizations, businesses, governments, as well as scientists and journalists. The data were then used to build on previous results collected to help identify trends over the past four decades.
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