Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests – CBC News

A protester holds a sign reading “Ban GMO” (genetically modified organism) in the “March Against Monsanto” in Toronto in 2014. In a new poll, 52 per cent of Canadian respondents agreed that ‘genetically modified organisms are bad for your health,’ contrary to scientific consensus. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians agree that they are, suggests a new poll. Continue reading