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Canucks willing to trade power for protection

TORONTO, Ont. -- A recent survey indicates the vast majority of Canadians are okay with the country giving up indep...


TORONTO, Ont. — A recent survey indicates the vast majority of Canadians are okay with the country giving up independent control of its border with the U.S. after the events of Sept. 11.

Conducted by the Globe and Mail, CTV and Ipsos-Reid, the poll compiled the answers to seven questions put to 1,000 adults by telephone two weeks after the terrorist attacks.

About 70 per cent supported the idea of joint border posts staffed by both U.S. and Canadian officials.

Other findings were that 85 per cent of respondents generally favored “making the types of changes that are required to create a joint North American security perimeter.”

As well, 81 per cent thought Canada and the U.S. should adopt “common entry controls,” eliminating differences in the way they treat refugee claimants, illegal immigrants and undocumented travellers.


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