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BC Public lacks confidence in the establishment-drug test politicians, lawyers, doctors, teachers, and bureaucrats who handle money
  Nov 22, 2003

A random telephone sample of 1200 British Columbians between November 10-19, 2003 related to BC separation from Canada, drug testing professionals including politicians etc. This survey has a margin of error of 3.5%, 18 times out of 29 @97% competency.

Question #1
In your opinion will family problems such as a marital break-up negatively affect a person's job performance?
Yes    87. %
No    13. %
Question #2
In your opinion will drug and alcohol problems negatively affect a person's ability to do his/her job?
Yes    97. %
No    03 %
Question #3
In your opinion since 911 is it fair and reasonable that governments take additional steps to ensure citizens security even at the risk of some loss to personal freedom?
Yes    59. %
No    41. %
Question #4
Should the public be made aware of political leaders who are going through a divorce?
Yes    34. %
No    66. %
Question #5
In your opinion in provincial/federal relations does the squeaky wheel (like Quebec) usually get the grease?
Yes    89. %
No    11 %
Question #6
In your opinion should the public be made aware of political leaders who are having extra marital affairs?
Yes    28. %
No    72. %
Question #7
In your opinion should we be placing a greater emphasis on BC's own sovereignty (similar to Quebec)?
Yes    84. %
No    16. %
Question #8
In your opinion should professionals such as lawyers, doctors, and teachers be tested for drug and alcohol use?
Yes    67. %
No    33. %
Question #9
In your opinion would BC become economically better off if we threatened to separate from Canada?
Yes    48. %
No    52 %
Question #10
In your opinion should bureaucrats and political leaders who manage or otherwise oversee, or direct public funds be tested for drug and alcohol use with results available for the public to see?
Yes    69 %
No    31. %
Commentary
Respondents overwhelmingly agree that family problems such as marital break-ups, and drug and alcohol problems will negatively impact on job performance.
Respondents in the majority do not want to know about a political leaders private life such as a divorce or other.
Respondents overwhelmingly agree that in provincial/federal relations, the squeaky wheel gets the grease, and BC should place more emphasis on its sovereignty. Most respondents are willing to exchange some personal freedoms for better security.
A significant majority of the respondents in this survey believe that lawyers, doctors; teachers, bureaucrats and politicians should be subject to drug and alcohol testing.
Roughly one-half of respondents believe that BC would become better off economically if it threatened to separate. * see King Ralph poll under Canadian polls and surveys.

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