The Canadian federal election will be held on October 21st, 2019 to elect 338 Members of Parliament who will form the next federal government. To find out how your views compare to the political parties, complete our forty question quiz. Each question is weighted equally. Feel free to leave any questions unanswered.

This quiz was developed in consultation with members of our advisory committee to ensure that it fairly reflects the views of the political parties. These member(s) were Bosco Chou (Conservative), Brain Appel (NDP) and Jeremy Richler (Liberal). We are still in the process of consulting members of the Green Party and People's Party.





1. Should the minimum age required to vote be lowered to sixteen?




2. Should Canada's electoral system be replaced with the Proportional Representation system, in which the number of MPs a party has in Parliament is determined by the proportion of votes it received in the election?




3. Should Quebec become an independent country?




4. Should the federal government provide healthcare and infrastructure funding transfers to provincial governments?




5. Should municipalities have the authority to ban their residents from owning handguns?





6. Should federal police officers be allowed to wear visible religious symbols at work?




7. Should prison sentences for violent crime be increased?




8. Should the possession of illegal drugs for personal use be legal?




9. Should there be a complete national ban on civilian handgun ownership?




10. Should the law require that people be referred to by their preferred gender pronouns by other people?





11. Should Canada be a part of the British monarchy?




12. Should Canada side with Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?




13. Should the annual immigration rate be reduced by half?




14. Should individuals entering Canada from the United States be allowed to apply for refugee status?




15. Should the government fund programs to promote multiculturalism?





16. Should imports of dairy, poultry and eggs be limited through quotas?




17. Should provinces be allowed to create restrictions on interprovincial trade?




18. Should foreign aid spending be decreased?




19. Should funding for abortion be excluded from foreign aid spending programs?




20. Should the importation of Saudi Arabian oil be permitted?





21. What should be done with lower and middle class income tax rates?




22. What should be done with upper class income tax rates?




23. Should maternity leave benefits be taxed?




24. Should there be a federal sales tax?




25. Should there be a carbon tax and rebate system?





26. What should be done with the capital gains tax rate?




27. What should be done with business tax rates?




28. Should a $15 federal minimum wage be created?




29. Should there be a price-cap on how much internet companies can charge their customers?




30. Should private media companies receive government subsidies?





31. Should the government prioritize reducing the budgetary deficit over increasing spending and decreasing taxes?




32. Should the federal government pay a guaranteed minimum income to every single citizen?




33. Should the federal government fund the cost of prescription medications?




34. Should the federal government fund the cost of dental care?




35. Should the federal government fund the cost of post-secondary tuition?





36. Should the construction of oil pipelines be permitted?




37. Should the purchase of electric vehicles be subsidized?




38. Should the implementation of carbon capture technology be subsidized?




39. Should single use plastics be banned?




40. Should gasoline-powered cars be banned in ten years?





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