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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On promoting economic growth and innovation, Canadians say government, not business, should be responsible

October 23, 2014 – A majority of Canadians say government, rather than the business community, should be primarily responsible for promoting economic growth and innovation in this country. That is the finding of an Angus Reid Institute (ARI) online survey

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Canadian opinions on world leaders: Putin “arrogant”, Obama “influential”, Merkel “strong”

Canadians have strong and decided views about a handful of world leaders, including their own – but most say they don’t know enough about many other prominent world leaders to offer an opinion. These are the findings of the latest

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Six-in-ten Canadians support marijuana legalization, but say it’s not a top justice priority

As attention is focused on the return of marijuana legalization activist Marc Emery to Canada, recent survey results show the majority of people in this country support his cause. They do not, however, view legalizing pot as a top justice

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Canadians’ optimism about their fortunes for the year ahead hits four-year low

Manitobans are currently more buoyant about improvement to their standard of living in the year ahead than Canadians in other parts of the country; but a four-year trend shows an overall national decline. Those are some of the findings of

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Twenty years of trade: Canadians solidly support CETA in 2014; soundly opposed NAFTA in 1993

      Two decades after Angus Reid Global first asked Canadians their opinions about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the trade pact between Canada, the US and Mexico is still dividing Canadians. However, they are more accepting

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