While 38 per cent of respondents said they would be "in favour of Canada being annexed to the United States," 49 per cent disagreed. Another 13 per cent said they did not know or refused to answer.
But those who follow Canada-U.S. relations closely said Canadians should not panic.
"I wouldn't worry about the army coming," said Christopher Sands, director of the Canada Project for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
[Addendum: the spell checker didn't like favour; that's one problem that will be fixed if Canadians learned to talk Merkun !]