Housing Blame Game: Canadians point finger at governments for housing shortages
More than a third of respondents blame the federal government first, but data shows a sharp partisan divide on who voters blame
Not only is Canada's worsening housing crisis causing growing discontent across the country, it has increasingly made its way into the partisan rhetoric in recent months. And the protagonists of the political joust are no longer shy about using housing shortages to fuel their attacks.
Among all levels of governments, the Bank of Canada, banks' mortgage policies and private contractors, who do Canadians blame most for the housing crisis facing Canada? The latest Pallas Data poll (Part 1 of which we published on Monday) took the pulse of Canadian voters on this question.
While results show that a plurality of Canadians are pointing the finger at the federal government, the data shows a significant partisan divide in the results.
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