Canadians think corruption is on the rise: survey

Over two-thirds polled think corruption is increasing most in Europe and North America

A new survey by Transparency International reports that Canadians are increasingly worried about corruption in North America and Europe and feel Ottawa isn’t doing enough to stop it. The organization’s 2010 Global Corruption Barometer—which claims to be the only world-wide public opinion survey on corruption—shows that 73 per cent of Europeans and 67 per cent of North Americans polled think corruption has worsened in the last three years. One in four reported paying a bribe in the last 12 months. Seven out of 10, however, said they would report corruption if they encountered it.

Canadian Business Journal

Transparency International

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