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Conservatives, Liberals rank economy high in immigration file, but diverge on integration, cultural values, says survey

By Beatrice Paez       

There are marked differences between the Liberals and NDP on the immigration file, too. NDP supporters rank Canada’s responsibility towards welcoming refugees as higher on the list over jobs and the economy, while Liberal supporters indicated it as less of a priority, according to the study.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Whereas many Conservatives prioritize on cultural values, national security, and jobs, Liberals and NDP place less importance on those concerns, according to a survey from the Digital Democracy Project. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

Conservatives and Liberals tend to agree that jobs and the economy should rank high when it comes to the immigration file, but concerns for the plight of refugees and integration of immigrants depends on where one falls on the political spectrum, suggests a new study released today. 

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