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What the transition to online polling means for decades of phone survey trends – Pew Research

BY COURTNEY KENNEDY AND CLAUDIA DEANE This article originally appeared at pewresearch.org From the 1980s until relatively recently, most national polling organizations conducted surveys by telephone, relying on live interviewers to call randomly selected Americans across the country. Then came the internet. It

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Wilson-Raybould affair – Does it stink and will it stick?

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director The twists and turns, allegations and rebuttals that come seemingly by the hour in the SNC-Lavalin affair are catnip to political watchers. But let’s get real: It’s not as though most people are leaping out

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Chairman Angus Reid on the future of Western Canada

About the New West project: By 2036, Canada’s four Westernmost provinces are projected to be home to more than a third of the country. Over the next 20 years growth in the West is expected to outpace every other region

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On China, there’s no politically right solution for Canada

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Remember when our biggest foreign policy problem was navigating the choppy waters of NAFTA renegotiations? Those seemed like simpler times. The government knew what (or more accurately who) it was dealing with. And Canadians were

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Gender parity in cabinet still sets Team Trudeau apart

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director As we saw this week, there’s a specific algorithm applied to create the prime minister’s cabinets, one that maintains the same number of women as men and that also ensures a one-for-one ratio of regional

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