More Canadians oppose a new East Coast gas facility due to climate concerns.  

A majority of Canadians believe climate impacts should be a deciding factor in whether Canada approves or rejects a new gas export facility.

An Abacus Data poll, conducted June 17-21, 2022, finds more Canadians believe climate impacts should be a deciding factor in whether to approve or reject a new LNG export facility. In the Atlantic provinces, 52% agree climate should be a deciding factor - double the 21% who disagree. 

Across all age groups more Canadians believe climate should be a deciding factor in whether Canada approves or rejects a new gas export facility. 

More Canadians believe Canada should reject a new East Coast gas export facility due to climate concerns and that Canada should wind down fossil fuels - not lock into new fossil gas infrastructure.

In Quebec, 62% oppose a new East Coast export facility due to climate concerns. 

Double the number of Liberal and NDP supporters oppose a new East Coast gas export facility due to climate concerns, compared to those who disagree.

Read more on Canadians' views on export gas facilities here.

There is little public support for the development of new East Coast LNG infrastructure.

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Only 3 in 10 Canadians support new East Coast LNG.