For majority of Canadians, Christmas’ importance lies in time with family, a break from everyday life and time for reflection

Significant number – more than half – say religious aspect of Christmas still comes first December 22, 2014 – As Canadians prepare to join loved ones over the Christmas season, they do so as residents of a multidenominational and multicultural

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Election 2015: Promises, Promises – Canadians weigh in on the economic proposals of the parties

Poll asking Canadians to rate party’s fiscal promises finds soft, committed CPC voters on different tracks September 16, 2015 – In an election campaign dominated by economic issues, which party’s fiscal promises resonate most with Canadians? Which are falling flat?

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Election 2015: To Have and Have Not; Canadians’ Economic Anxiety Shapes Campaign Perspective

Those who say they’re “Haves” back the Conservative Party; “Have-Nots” size up opposition alternatives September 14, 2015 – The economy continues to be the dominating issue of this federal election campaign, and new data from the Angus Reid Institute (ARI)

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Election 2015: One-third of Canadians say they’re “falling behind”, embrace Mulcair 2:1 over Harper, Trudeau

Party choice tied heavily to personal economic circumstances August 28, 2015 – As party leaders spar over deficits and stimulus spending, they do so with good reason: the latest public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds vote intention at

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Prentice’s job approval dips amid slumping oil prices, budget pressure and election speculation

Manitoba’s Selinger – having won a narrow victory to save his job – sees approval improve.  March 19, 2015 – As oil prices slump to a six-year low and speculation swirls over an early election call in Alberta, premier Jim

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Freedom of Speech: Canadians support Charlie Hebdo’s choice to publish images of Prophet Muhammad

Free speech trumps religious sensitivities, but Canadians split on whether national media should have republished February 23, 2015 – The majority of Canadians support the decision by French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo to publish cartoons lampooning Muhammad, but are split

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