According to a survey of 27 countries Canada ranked first as a positive influence in the world. The survey which was commissioned by the BBC asked over 28,000 people in 27 countries to rate 12 countries.
Britain, Canada, China, France, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, North Korea, Russia, the United States and Venezuela were all rated for having either a positive or negative influence in the world.
Canada came out on top with 54 per cent viewing it positively and 14 per cent negatively, followed by Japan and France. On the negative end the US came in third to last, followed by Iran then Israel. Venezuela had a fifty-fifty split.