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Canadians aren’t as accepting as we think — and we can’t ignore it, writes Angus Reid

There’s a gap between polling data and the way many Canadians traditionally see themselves October 10, 2016 – Back in December, TV viewers around the world were treated to the scene of Justin Trudeau, Canada’s new, youthful prime minister, greeting

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Approving B.C. LNG project likely to alienate a small – but important – segment of Trudeau base

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate September 30, 2016 – The federal government’s approval – with 190 conditions – of an $11.4-billion terminal for exporting liquefied natural gas on British Columbia’s northern coast raises a number of questions about the Trudeau government’s energy

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Most Canadians want government to expand the services it provides, but they don’t want to pay for it

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate August 21, 2016 – The title of this piece could double as a one-sentence summary of the Angus Reid Institute’s recent report on support for a guaranteed minimum income in Canada. Most Canadians support a guaranteed

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A tax on soda pop? Expect the debate to keep bubbling

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director August 12, 2016 – Despite recent revelations that the federal government had looked into implementing a tax on soda pop in an effort to reduce obesity rates, the fizz for this idea, it would seem, ultimately

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Literally no one thinks the availability of rental properties in Metro Vancouver is “very good”

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate July 31, 2016 – Sometimes, responses to poll questions can be very lopsided. These findings are some of the most striking and straightforward ones for pollsters to explain – the sort of things that end up

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What do we really think about female politicians?

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director July 27, 2016 – As Hillary Clinton takes her official place as the first female presidential nominee in U.S. history, the glass ceiling she put “18 million cracks” into during her 2008 bid for the Democratic nomination

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