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Poll: 40% of Squamish respondents plan to celebrate Canada Day today

About 25% of those who took the poll, don't usually celebrate Canada Day.
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The national flag of Canada was first raised on Parliament Hill on Feb. 15, 1965. Photo iStock

The Squamish Chief polled 156 readers and asked the question: Do you plan to celebrate Canada Day this year? (Click the main reason why or why not.)

The poll ran from 6/22/2022 to 7/1/2022. Of the 156 votes, we can determine that 70 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Yes! Proud to be Canadian. 41.43 % local, 41.67 % total    
No, I feel uncomfortable with the harm to Indigenous Peoples this country has done so won't honour this day. 12.86 % local, 16.03 % total    
No, I am concerned I could be associated with the "Freedom Convoy" folks if I displayed the flag. 7.14 % local, 5.13 % total    
Yes, I want to reclaim the flag. 8.57 % local, 9.62 % total    
No, I never really do. 25.71 % local, 25.00 % total    
No, there's not a Canada Day event I can easily attend. 4.29 % local, 2.56 % total    
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Results are based on an online study of adult Squamish Chief readers that are located in Squamish. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 7.82%, 19 times out of 20.

The Squamish Chief uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.