We have been asking U-Reporters for their perspectives and opinions on various issues. Here are some of the results from the most recent polls.
HOW MANY YOUTH WITH JOBS PAY TAXES
On June 11, we deployed our first U-Report Canada test poll. For this poll, we wanted to know how many youth with jobs pay taxes. We learned that 74% of young respondents are currently employed.
WHAT U-REPORTERS THINK ABOUT GOVERNMENT'S PROGRESS
Leading up to an election year, we asked young people for their thoughts on how government is working towards improving different areas. Here's what they had to say…
YOUTH INCLUSION IN POLITICS
In Canada, young people represent a large constituency of citizens who don’t vote and who are rarely heard, but who are directly impacted by public policy. Leading into an election year, we asked young people to tell us how they felt included in political discourse. Here's what they had to say…
We asked young people how much they knew about children’s rights. Here's what they had to say…
In this poll, we asked U-Reporters about access to their basic needs. We similar questions to the ones Statistics Canada is using in their Market Basket Measure (MBM) consultation to include young people's perspectives in the consultation. The MBM is a measure of low income based on the cost of a specified basket of goods and services representing a modest, basic standard of living.