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Canadians consider Ottawa.

Ipsos Reid asked Canadians if they would “encourage any family member to run for public office because it is a noble calling.” Most Canadians polled — two out of three, or 66% — said no.

… 72% of those surveyed by Ipsos Reid said they disagreed with the statement “Politicians in Ottawa got a lot done this year.”

… 55% of Canadians surveyed said they do not believe that the minority government is working well.

… Asked, “If we elect a new set of political leaders to the federal Parliament, will things be better?” 62% of respondents said “No.”