These are Canada's top 10 least and most respected professions

For the second consecutive year, nurses have been deemed the most respected professionals in Canada, according to a new poll.

The survey by the Vancouver-based market research company Insights West found that 92 per cent of Canadians have a positive opinion of the health care workers.

Click through the gallery to see what other professions were among the most respected, as well as those who received the not-so-dignified honour of being named among the least respected.

These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 10 least respected: Journalist
Percentage of positive opinions: 62 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 9 least respected: Priest / ministers
Percentage of positive opinions: 59 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 8 least respected: Building contractor
Percentage of positive opinions: 54 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 7 least respected: Lawyer
Percentage of positive opinions: 50 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 6 least respected: Realtor
Percentage of positive opinions: 50 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 5 least respected: Banker
Percentage of positive opinions: 50 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 4 least respected: Business executive
Percentage of positive opinions: 47 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 3 least respected: Pollster
Percentage of positive opinions: 34 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 2 least respected: Car salesperson
Percentage of positive opinions: 28 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 1 least respected: Politician
Percentage of positive opinions: 24 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 10 most respected: Dentist
Percentage of positive opinions: 81 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 9 most respected: Accountant
Percentage of positive opinions: 81 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 8 most respected: Engineer
Percentage of positive opinions: 84 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 7 most respected: Teacher
Percentage of positive opinions: 85 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 6 most respected: Architect
Percentage of positive opinions: 87 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 5 most respected: Veterinarian
Percentage of positive opinions: 88 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 4 most respected: Farmer
Percentage of positive opinions: 88 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 3 most respected: Scientist
Percentage of positive opinions: 89 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 2 most respected: Doctor
Percentage of positive opinions: 89 per cent
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These are Canada’s top 10 most and least respected professions

No. 1 most respected: Nurse
Percentage of positive opinions: 92 per cent
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