Survey suggests majority of Canadians see legacy of colonialism as a problem

 By Kira Wronska Dorward  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The majority of Canadians see the legacy of colonialism as an ongoing problem, according to a new survey from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute (ARI). It polled 3,016 Canadian adults, all members of the Angus Reid Forum, and found that 19 per cent see the legacy of colonialism as “a huge problem to be dealt with,” while 35 per cent see it as “a problem among many others” faced by Indigenous people in the country. That works out to a majority of 54 per cent. On the other side, 40 per cent of respondents said they saw the legacy of colonialism as “less of an issue.” The survey also found that, among Indigenous people exclusively, 61 per cent see the legacy of colonialism…

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