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Political ads reaching Canadians, who say they have ‘no impact’: poll

By Peter Mazereeuw      

More than half of Canadians polled said they have seen a political ad during or in the few days before the pre-election period kicked in.  

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured during a press conference on July 30. Conservative supporters were slightly more likely than those of other parties to say they had seen a political ad in the last month, suggests a new Forum Research poll. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Nearly two-thirds of Canadians said they had seen a political advertisement in the past month, suggests a new poll by Forum Research, but eight in 10 of them say the ads had little or no impact on their opinions.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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