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Canadians believe ‘Life Means Life’ Act an election ploy: poll

Only 34 per cent of voting-age Canadians believe the Conservative election campaign announcement that the 'Life Means Life' bill will be a top priority is a genuine attempt to address violent crime, says a Forum Research poll.

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More than half of Canadian electors agree the “Life Means Life” legislation Prime Minister Stephen Harper resurrected as a campaign plank last week—after the government left it to languish in the Commons for three months before Parliament adjourned last June—is an election ploy intended to play on voter fears, a Forum Research poll suggests. Only 34 per cent of voting-age Canadians believe the election campaign announcement is a genuine attempt to address violent crime, the survey conducted this

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