More than half of Canadians think a gay prime minister is likely within 10 years

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Now that Canada has its most LGBTQ-friendly prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is it possible that the country elects its first openly gay prime minster in the near future?

In a poll by Abacus Data, 56% of the 1,500 adult respondents said that it’s likely that Canada’s going to elect a gay PM within the next decade, while 58% said it could happen within 20 years.

Abacus chairman Bruce Anderson said that the numbers ‘signal at least some confidence that bias-based barriers to high office are limited and possibly reducing over time.’

Other results showed that 44% of Canadians think that it is possible for the country to have a Muslim leader within the next 10 years.

Also, nearly half of the people (46%) believe that women will have more power and influence than men in the country in the next decade.

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