The Anti-Terrorism Act and Security Measures in Canada: Public Views, Impacts and Travel Experiences

Appendix A

Environics Research Group.
March 15, 2005

Department of Justice Canada

DRAFT Questionnaire
PN5687

Hello, my name is of Environics Research Group Ltd. We are conducting a brief survey about the justice system in Canada. Please be advised that we are not selling nor soliciting anything. Your answers are important to us and your responses will be kept strictly confidential.

We choose telephone numbers at random, then select one person from a household to be interviewed. May I please speak to the person in your household who is 18 years of age or older, and has had the most recent birthday.

  • 01 Yes
  • 02 Not Available   SCHEDULE CALL-BACK
  • 03 Refusedv   DISCONTINUE & THANK

PERSPECTIVES ON THE ANTI-TERRORISM ACT AND POST 9/11 SECURITY MEASURES

I am now going to ask you some questions about Canada’s actions to combat terrorism

A. Awareness and Concern

  • 1. How concerned are you personally about terrorism in Canada? Are you very, somewhat, not very or not at all concerned?
    • 01 - Very concerned
    • 02 - Somewhat concerned
    • 03 - Not very concerned
    • 04 - Not at all concerned
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 2. Some people say [ROTATE] that terrorism represents a major threat to the safety of Canada and that we need to take drastic steps to combat it. Other people say [ROTATE] that the threat of terrorism in Canada is being exaggerated and that we need to be careful not to overreact to it. Which one of these views is closest to your own?
    • 01 – Terrorism is a major threat
    • 02 – Terrorism threat is exaggerated
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 3. In general, how informed do you feel you are about what the Canadian government is doing to combat terrorism? Are you very, somewhat, not very or not at all informed?
    • 01 – Very informed
    • 02 – Somewhat informed
    • 03 – Not very informed
    • 04 – Not at all informed
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 4. Do you approve or disapprove of the Canadian government’s performance in taking steps to combat terrorism? Would that be strongly or somewhat?
    • 01 – Strongly approve
    • 02 – Somewhat approve
    • 03 – Somewhat disapprove
    • 04 – Strongly disapprove
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 5. What are the main reasons why you [ANSWER TO Q. 4]?

  • 6. Do you think that the measures that Canada has taken to combat terrorism over the last few years go too far, don’t go far enough or are about right?
    • 01 – Go too far
    • 02 – Don’t go far enough
    • 03 – Are about right
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 7. As far as you know, what specific actions has the Canadian Government taken in the last few years to combat terrorism? DO NOT READ…PROBE FOR UP TO THREE RESPONSES
    • 01 – Anti-Terrorism Act/Bill C-36 SKIP TO Q. 10
    • 02 - Passed new laws - unspecified
    • 03 - Increased security measures at borders and airports
    • 04 - Increased screening of immigrants and refugees attempting to enter Canada
    • 05 - Increased screening of individuals wanting to visit Canada
    • 06 - Increased funding for intelligence collection
    • 07 – More police
    • 08 – More powers for CSIS
    • 09 – Working with the U.S.
    • 10 – Working with other countries
    • 11 – Racial profiling/targeting people unfairly
    • 12 – Maher Arar case
    • 13 - None
    • 98 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL WHO DO NOT MENTION ANTI-TERRORISM ACT OR BILL C-36 IN Q. 7

  • 8. Are you aware of any laws passed by the Government of Canada specifically to deal with terrorism? IF YES, Which laws?
    • 01 – No, not aware of any laws
    • 02 – Yes, aware of a law but unable to name it
    • 03 – Yes, Anti-Terrorism Act SKIP TO Q. 10
    • 04 – Yes, Bill C-36 SKIP TO Q. 10
    • 05 – Yes, Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 9. Have you ever heard of the Anti-Terrorism Act (formerly known as Bill C-36)?
    • 01 – Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO PREAMBLE BEFORE Q. 11
    • 99 – DK/NA

ASK ALL WHO ARE AWARE OF THE ANTI-TERRORISM ACT IN Q. 7, 8 OR 9

  • 10.
    • a) As far as you know, what does the Anti-Terrorism Act consist of? Are you aware of any specific provisions in it?

    • b) How tough do you think Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act is? Is It very, somewhat, not very or not at all tough?
      • 01 – Very tough
      • 02 – Somewhat tough
      • 03 – Not very tough
      • 04 – Not at all tough
      • 99 – DK/NA

ASK ALL

In the fall of 2001, the Canadian Parliament passed new anti-terrorism legislation called the Anti-Terrorism Act (formerly referred to as Bill C-36). This law has taken steps to combat terrorism and terrorist activities at home and abroad through tough new measures. The new package of legislation: creates measures to deter, disable, identify, prosecute, convict and punish terrorist groups and provides new investigative tools to law enforcement and national security agencies.

The law is also intended to ensure that Canadian values of respect and fairness are preserved through rigorous safeguards to ensure that the fundamental rights and freedoms of Canadians are respected.

  • 11. How familiar are you with the Anti-Terrorism Act and its provisions? Are you very, somewhat, not very or not at all familiar with it?
    • 01 – Very familiar
    • 02 – Somewhat familiar
    • 03 – Not very familiar
    • 04 – Not at all familiar
    • 99 – DK/NA

The Anti-Terrorism Act contains a number of specific measures. These include:

  • New offences under the Criminal Code for knowingly participating in, contributing to and financing terrorism
  • A definition of terrorist activity
  • Creating a public list of terrorist groups and individuals that are designated as "terrorists"
  • New investigative powers for police such as wire-tapping, being able to apply for "investigative hearings" to question people who have not been charged about potential terrorist threats
  • Allowing police to put people under "preventive arrest" under certain circumstances if they have reason to believe that the person might be involved in future terrorist activity.
  • 12.
    • a) Were you very, somewhat, not very or not at all familiar with the fact that the Anti-Terrorism Act contained these provisions?
      • 01 – Very familiar
      • 02 – Somewhat familiar
      • 03 – Not very familiar
      • 04 – Not at all familiar
      • 99 – DK/NA
    • b) Do you think the Canadian Anti-Terrorism laws are tougher, less tough, or about the same as the anti-terrorism laws in each of the following? READ AND ROTATE
      • a. the United States
        • 01 – Tougher
        • 02 – Less tough
        • 03 – About the same
        • 99 – DK/NA
      • b. the United Kingdom (Great Britain)
  • 13.
    • a) As far as you know, under the Anti-Terrorism Act, is there any obligation for federal and provincial governments to publish annual reports related to the use of preventative arrests and investigative hearings?
      • 01 - Yes
      • 02 – No
      • 99 -DK/NA
    • b) Are there any safeguards in the Anti-Terrorism Act intended to protect Canadians’ rights and freedoms?
      • 01 - Yes
      • 02 - No
      • 99 - DK/NA
  • 14. Is Parliament required to review all aspects of the Act at some point?
    • 01 – Yes
    • 02 – No
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 15. In fact there is a review of the Anti-Terrorism Act underway right now. Were you aware of that?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 16. As part of the review process, the Department of Justice has established an Internet website for the general public? Were you aware of that?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 17. A year ago, in April 2004, the government announced the establishment of the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security. This is meant to engage Canada’s diverse communities and get their input on security matters. Had you heard of this?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 18. Would you be very, somewhat, not very or not at all interested in getting more information on the Anti-Terrorism Act?
    • 01 – Very interested
    • 02 – Somewhat interested
    • 03 – Not very interested SKIP TO Q. 20
    • 04 – Not at all interested SKIP TO Q. 20
    • 99 – DK/NA

IF VERY/SOMEWHAT INTERESTED IN Q. 18, ASK:

  • 19. How would like to receive information on the above issues? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Internet/Web
    • 02 - Household mailing/pamphlet
    • 03 - Ads in local/community/ethno-cultural news papers
    • 04 - Ads in ethno-cultural magazines
    • 05 - Television and radio ads (general/specialty programming)
    • 06 – Newspaper/magazine articles
    • 07 – News programs
    • 08 – Public meetings
    • 98 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL

B. Application

  • 20. Some people say that [ROTATE] the Anti-Terrorism Act was necessary in the wake of the September 11 attacks on the US.  Other people say that [ROTATE] Canada already had adequate laws to deal with terrorism before Sept. 11 and that the Anti-Terrorism Act was not necessary? Which of these views is closest to your own?
    • 01 – Anti-Terrorism Act was necessary
    • 02 – Anti-terrorism Act was not necessary
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 21. To what extent do you think that the Anti-Terrorism Act has made Canada safer from terrorist activity? Has it made Canada much safer, a little safer or has it made no difference?
    • 01 – Much safer
    • 02 – Somewhat safer
    • 03 – Has not made a difference
    • VOLUNTEERED
    • 04 – Has made Canada LESS safe
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 22. Some people say that [ROTATE] the Anti-Terrorism Act has been applied to everyone fairly and equally and that no one has been singled out for scrutiny just because of their ethnic, racial or religious background.  Other people say that [ROTATE] the application of the Anti-Terrorism Act has led to people being unfairly targeted for scrutiny purely on the basis of their ethnic, religious or racial background. Which of these views is closest to your own?
    • 01 – Anti-Terrorism Act has treated everyone fairly
    • 02 – Anti-Terrorism Act has led to many people being unfairly targeted
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 23. Do you think that having Canadian law enforcement and security officials investigate individuals in Canada and abroad is very, somewhat, not very or not at all vital to combating terrorism?
    • 01 – Very vital
    • 02 – Somewhat vital
    • 03 – Not very vital
    • 04 – Not at all vital
    • 99 – DK/NA

I will describe to you how the Anti-Terrorism Act defines "terrorist activity" and "terrorist group." In general, the Act defines "terrorist activity", in part, as an illegal act that is committed either within or outside of Canada for a political, religious or ideological purpose; and "terrorist group" means, in part, an entity that has as one of its purposes or activities to facilitate or carry out any terrorist activity.

  • 24. Do you agree or disagree with this definition of "terrorist activity" Would that be strongly or somewhat?
    • 01 - Strongly agree
    • 02 - Somewhat agree
    • 03 - Somewhat disagree
    • 04 - Strongly agree
    • 99 - DK/NA

C. Racial Profiling

Now I would like to ask you a couple of questions related to the issue of Racial Profiling.

  • 25. First of all, how familiar are you with the term "racial profiling"? Are you very, somewhat, not very or not at all familiar with it?
    • 01 – Very familiar
    • 02 – Somewhat familiar
    • 03 – Not very familiar
    • 04 – Not at all familiar
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 26. What is "racial profiling"? How would you describe it?

  • 27. Racial profiling is when there is an official policy to target and scrutinize individuals solely on the basis of their race, ethnicity, or religion. As far as you know, is there a policy in Canada to do racial profiling?
    • 01 – Yes, there is
    • 02 – No, there isn’t
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 28. Some say that [ROTATE] screening a person for potential involvement in terrorist activity solely on the basis of their perceived race, ethnicity or religion is inappropriate. Others say that [ROTATE] screening a person on the basis of their perceived race, ethnicity or religion is a necessary step to counter terrorist activities. Which view is closer to your own?
    • 01 – Screening a person on race/religion/ethnicity is inappropriate
    • 02 – Screening a person on race/religion/ethnicity is a necessary step
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 29. I am going to read you some statements about racial profiling. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree with each of the following? READ AND ROTATE
    • a. Racial profiling goes against the principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
      • 01 - Strongly agree
      • 02 - Somewhat agree
      • 03 - Somewhat disagree
      • 04 - Strongly disagree
      • 99 - DK/NA
    • b. Even if individuals are targeted because of their ethnic or racial background, they would still get a fair trial in Canada.
    • c. Over the last four years, you feel that you have been the target of racial profiling.
  • 30. There is no official policy in Canada to racially profile and target anyone because of their ethnic, religious or racial origin. To what extent do you think that racial profiling still goes on unofficially? Does it happen all the time, sometimes, rarely or never?
    • 01 – All the time
    • 02 – Sometimes
    • 03 – Rarely
    • 04 – Never
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 31. In general, What do you think are the main causes of racial profiling? DO NOT READ…CODE ALL THAT APPLY
    • 01 - Racism and prejudice
    • 02 - Fear
    • 03 - The anti-terrorism legislation
    • 04 - Terrorist activities (e.g., September 11, 2001 attacks)
    • 05 - Lack of training of Law enforcement and national security agencies
    • 06 – Some religious or ethnic groups are more likely to commit crimes
    • 98 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA

D. Impact – ASK ALL

  • 32. Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, governments in Canada and around the world have increased their security measures in a number of areas. To what extent have you been personally affected by any of these measures? Have you been affected a great deal, somewhat, a little or not affected at all?
    • 01 – Affected a great deal
    • 02 – Affected somewhat
    • 03 – Affected a little
    • 04 – Not affected at all SKIP TO Q. 34
    • 99 – DK/NA
  • 33. In what ways do you feel you have been affected? DO NOT READ PROBE FOR UP TO THREE RESPONSES
    • 01 – Increased security at airports, delays in air travel
    • 02 – Increased checks at customs, delays in travel across borders
    • 03 – Increased security at work
    • 04 – Increased fear of arrest/detention
    • 05 – Less fear of terrorist attack
    • 06 – Feel targeted due to ethnic/racial/religious origin
    • 07 – Violation of rights
    • 08 – Loss of privacy
    • 09 – Feel safer now/good measures
    • 98 – Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 – DK/NA

ASK ALL

E. Crossing border and airport experiences etc.

Your reply to the following questions should be based on your own first hand experiences.

  • 34. Over the last four years, have you traveled in any of the following ways? READ..
    • a. By air within Canada
      • 01 – Yes ASK Q. 35-37 AND Q. 50-52
      • 02 – No
      • 99 – DK/NA
    • b. By air between Canada and the US
      • 01 – Yes ASK Q. 38-40 AND Q. 44-46 AND Q. 50-52
      • 02 – No
      • 99 – DK/NA
    • c. By air between Canada and countries outside of North America
      • 01 – Yes ASK Q. 41-43 AND Q. 47-49 AND Q. 50-52
      • 02 – No
      • 99 – DK/NA
    • d. Between Canada and the US by other means (i.e.: car, train, boat)
      • 01 – Yes ASK Q. 44-46 AND Q. 50-52
      • 02 – No
      • 99 – DK/NA

IF NO TO ALL OF 34 A, B, C AND D, SKIP TO Q. 53

Experiences with airport security

I am going to ask you some questions about your experiences dealing with airport security. Please note that this does NOT include customs or immigration personnel, but just the security you go through before boarding a plane.

IF RESPONDENT ANSWERED YES TO Q. 34 A AND HAS TRAVELLED BY AIR WITHIN CANADA, ASK:

  • 35. In the last four years, while passing through Canadian airport security, aside from the typical security checks that everyone goes through, did you ever get taken aside and given additional screening by Canadian airport security personnel?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO Q. 38
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 36. What was the nature of the additional screening? DO NOT READ…CODE ALL THAT APPLY
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 – Removed shoes, belt etc..
    • 05 – Questioned about travel plans
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 37. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL WHO ANSWERED YES TO Q. 34 B

  • 38. In the last four years, while passing through American airport security, aside from the typical security checks that everyone goes through, did you ever get taken aside and given additional screening by American airport security personnel? (NB: HERE WE ARE ASKING ABOUT AIRPORT SECURITY, NOT CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION!)
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO Q. 41
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 39. What was the nature of the additional screening? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 – Removed shoes, belt etc..
    • 05 – Questioned about travel plans
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 40. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL WHO ANSWERED YES TO Q. 34 C

  • 41. In the last four years, while passing through airport security in a foreign country other than the US, aside from the typical security checks that everyone goes through, did you ever get taken aside and given additional screening by foreign airport security personnel? (NB: HERE WE ARE ASKING ABOUT AIRPORT SECURITY, NOT CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION!)
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO Q. 44
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 42. What was the nature of the additional screening? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 – Removed shoes, belt etc..
    • 05 – Questioned about travel plans
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 43. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

Experiences with border officials

Now I’m going to ask some questions about your experiences dealing with customs and immigration while crossing borders. Please note that this does NOT include airport security, but just the contact with border officials.

IF YES TO Q. 34 B OR D, ASK:

  • 44. While crossing the border into the United States from Canada, aside from the typical checks at the border that everyone gets, did you receive additional screening by U.S. border officials? (NB: HERE WE ARE TALKING ABOUT US IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS OFFICIALS, NOT AIRPORT SECURITY)
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO Q. 47
    • 99 - DK/NA

IF YES TO Q. 44, ASK:

  • 45. What was the nature of the additional screening by US border officials? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 - Picture and finger print was taken
    • 05 – Was taken to an office and questioned
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 46. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

IF YES TO Q. 34 C, ASK:

International Travel (other countries besides US)

  • 47. While crossing the border into another country other than the United States from Canada, aside from the typical checks at the border that everyone gets, did you receive additional screening by border officials? (NB: HERE WE ARE TALKING ABOUT IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS OFFICIALS, NOT AIRPORT SECURITY)
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 – No SKIP TO Q. 50
    • 99 - DK/NA
    • IF YES TO Q. 47, ASK:
  • 48. What was the nature of the additional screening by the border officials of the country you were crossing into? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 - Picture and finger print was taken
    • 05 – Was taken to an office and questioned
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 49. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL WHO SAID YES TO ANY PART OF Q. 34

Returning to Canada

  • 50. While crossing the border back into Canada from the US or another country, aside from the typical checks at the border that everyone goes through, did you receive additional screening by Canadian border officials? NB: HERE WE ARE TALKING ABOUT IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS OFFICIALS, NOT AIRPORT SECURITY
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

IF YES TO Q. 50, ASK:

  • 51. What was the nature of the additional screening by Canadian border officials? DO NOT READ
    • 01 - Personally searched
    • 02 - Property searched (e.g., luggage, handbag, computer, etc.)
    • 03 - Documentation was questioned
    • 04 - Picture and finger print was taken
    • 05 – Was taken to an office and questioned
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  • 52. Do you think the additional screening was justified to ensure public safety?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA

ASK ALL – FINAL THOUGHTS

  • 53. What impact have each of the following had on you and your immediate family? A positive impact, a negative impact or no impact at all? READ AND ROTATE
    • a. The government’s legislative response to terrorism through the Anti-Terrorism Act.
      • 01 - Positive impact
      • 02 - No impact
      • 03 - Negative impact
      • 99 - DK/NA
    • b. The new security measures at borders and transportation centres
    • c. Canadian law enforcement and national security agencies in Canada

DEMOGRAPHICS

Finally, a few questions for statistical purposes. Please be assured that all your responses will be kept entirely anonymous and absolutely confidential.

  1. In what year were you born?
    • 1 - SPECIFY
    • 2 - DK/NA
  2. What is the highest level of education that you have reached? DO NOT READ - SELECT ONE ONLY
    • 01 - Some elementary (Grades 1-6)
    • 02 - Completed elementary (Grade 7 or 8)
    • 03 - Some high school (Grades 9-11)
    • 04 - Completed high school (Grades 12 or 13)
    • 05 - Some community college, vocational, trade school
    • 06 - Completed community college, vocational, trade school
    • 07 - Some university
    • 08 - Completed university (Bachelor’s Degree)
    • 09 - Post graduate/professional school (Master’s Degree, Ph.D., etc.)
    • 10 - No schooling
    • VOLUNTEERED
    • 11 - Don’t Know / Refuse
  3. Which of the following best describes your own present employment status? Are you…? READ
    • 01 - Working full-time
    • 02 - Working part-time
    • 03 - Unemployed or looking for a job
    • 04 - Stay at home full-time
    • 05 - Student
    • or 06 - Retired
    • VOLUNTEERED
    • 07 - Disability pension
    • 99 – REFUSAL/DK/NA
  4. People living in Canada come from many racial and cultural groups. I am going to read you a list of racial and cultural groups. Which one do you belong to? Are you . .? READ ALL CATEGORIES TO RESPONDENT. CODE ALL THAT APPLY. IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS "MIXED" OR "BIRACIAL" PROBE FOR SPECIFIC GROUPS (E.G., "WHITE", "BLACK" AND "ABORIGINAL".)
    • 01 - White
    • 02 - Chinese
    • 03 - South Asian (for example, East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc.)
    • 04 – Black (for example African, Caribbean, Canadian-born)
    • 05 - Filipino
    • 06 - Latin American
    • 07 - Southeast Asian (for example, Cambodian, Indonesian, Laotian, Vietnamese, etc.)
    • 08 - Arab
    • 09 - West Asian (for example, Afghan, Iranian, etc.)
    • 10 - Japanese
    • 11 - Korean
    • 12 - Aboriginal (that is, North American Indian, Métis or Inuit)
    • 13 - Or another group (SPECIFY)
    • 98 - Refused
    • 99 – DK/NA
  5. Were you born in…? READ
    • 01 - Canada
    • 02 - United States
    • 03 - Great Britain
    • 04 - Another European country, or
    • 05 - Another country, outside Europe and North America?
    • 99 - DK/NA
  6. What is your current status in Canada? Are you a…? READ
    • 01 - Canadian Citizen
    • 02 - Permanent Resident
    • 03 – On a Visa/Permit
    • 97 - Other (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - DK/NA
  7. Which language do you, yourself, usually speak at home? (If you speak more than one language, which one do you speak most often?) INSIST ON ONLY ONE ANSWER
    • 01 - English
    • 02 - French
    • 03 - OTHER (SPECIFY)
    • 99 - REFUSAL
  8. Do you consider yourself to be a member of a visible minority group?
    • 01 - Yes
    • 02 - No
    • 99 - DK/NA
  9. Into which of the following categories would you put the total annual income in 2004 of all the members of your household, including yourself, before taxes and deductions?
    • 01 - $10,000 or less
    • 02 - $10,001 to $20,000
    • 03 - $20,001 to $30,000
    • 04 - $30,001 to $40,000
    • 05 - $40,001 to $50,000
    • 06 - $50,001 to $60,000
    • 07 - $60,001 to $70,000
    • 08 - $70,001 to $80,000
    • 09 - $80,001 to $90,000
    • 10 - $90,001 to $100,000
    • 11 - More than $100,000
    • 99 - DK/NA /Refused
  10. DO NOT ASK - RECORD RESPONDENT’S SEX
    • 01 - Male
    • 02 - Female
  11. Over the last four years, have you ever been questioned, detained or arrested by Canadian law enforcement officials?
    • 01 – Yes
    • 02 – No
    • 99 – DK/NA
  12. Have you yourself or a friend or relative of yours ever been convicted of a crime?
    • 01 – Yes, friend
    • 02 – Yes, relative
    • 03 – Yes, friends and relatives
    • 04 – Respondent has been convicted him/herself
    • 05 – No
    • 99 – DK/NA
  13. Have you yourself or a friend or relative of yours ever been imprisoned?
    • 01 – Yes, friend
    • 02 – Yes, relative
    • 03 – Yes, friends and relatives
    • 04 – Respondent has been imprisoned him/herself
    • 05 – No
    • 99 – DK/NA
  14. DO NOT ASK - RECORD PROVINCE

  15. DO NOT ASK - RECORD URBAN/RURAL AREA

  16. DO NOT ASK - RECORD LANGUAGE OF INTERVIEW

Thank you for your participation

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