Poll shows Canadians still leery of Liberal-led coalition

Skepticism abounds despite Ignatieff's anti-coalition statements

A new poll shows most Canadians aren’t convinced Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff would forego a coalition in the even the Conservatives win another minority. Ignatieff has flatly denied the idea of a coalition, but a survey conducted by QMI Agency shows that only 17 per cent of Canadians believe he would not form one with the NDP and the Bloc Québécois. There is even high skepticism among Liberal voters, 35 per cent of whom do not believe their leader’s claim, while 32 per cent do. A whopping 95 per cent of Conservative voters say they are staunchly opposed to the idea of a coalition.

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