A recent Angus Reid poll shows that only 59% of Canadians accept evolution [What does that Darwin know anyway?]. In Ontario that number drops to only 51%.
While the influence of Young Earth Creationism remains low (~25%), there are some surprising differences among the various regions in Canada. Only 9% of the people in Quebec are creationists but that number rises to 33% on the Prairies.
beings evolved from
less advanced life
forms over millions
created human beings
in their present form
within the last
*USA Today/Gallup Poll (separate questions)
It's clear we have our work cut out for us if we are to convince Canadians that evolution is the correct view. We need to work on converting that 19% who still aren't sure.
[Hat Tip: a gloating John Pieret]