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Brent Patterson

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Brent Patterson is the Political Director at the Council of Canadians. He works with the Council's chairperson Maude Barlow, its campaigners, organizers and chapters across the country on trade, energy, water, and health care issues. The Council has political staff in Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Halifax, Delhi, Durban and Mexico City.

POLL: Harper among the least trusted leaders in the Americas

| November 12, 2012

We needed a poll to know this? A survey by The Environics Institute of political attitudes in 26 countries in the Americas has found that only 16 per cent of Canadians place “a lot of trust” in Stephen Harper. Pollster Keith Neuman of The Environics Institute says, “In an international context, Harper has a lower level of trust than almost every other national leader in the hemisphere.” Overall, 40,971 people were polled, with samples ranging from 1,412 people in Haiti, 3,009 in Bolivia, to 1,500 in Canada. The full results of the survey will be made public on November 15. The full article is at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/harper-among-least-trusted-leaders-poll-shows/article5187774/.