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Canadians offer little sympathy for parents (Candy) Crushed by kids’ in-app purchases

Half favour government intervention to ensure app stores put adequate security measures in place October 24, 2017 – When a child plays in a make-believe world on a parent’s smartphone and uses real-world money to make an in-game purchase without

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Canadian entrepreneurs see changes to passive investment rules as ‘unfair’ by 2:1 margin

Changes to passive investment rules seen as more unfair than those related to income sprinkling Size of small business key driver of opinion among owners Three-quarters of non-owners say new businesses should receive tax breaks September 20, 2017 – As Prime

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Foreign Direct Investment in Canada: Who’s favoured, who’s frowned upon?

Majorities say Canada should encourage investment from UK, EU, US, discourage from China September 12, 2017 – As Canada continues to look for ways to deepen its economic ties with the world’s second-largest economy, a new public opinion poll from

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Canadian millennials think they have it tougher than past generations, and half of boomers agree

One-in-three say people living in their parents’ homes longer is a bad thing; just one-in-five say it’s good   July 20, 2016 – High housing costs, student loans, underemployment, wage stagnation – the reasons why an ever-increasing number of young

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Turbulent times: Canadian and US flyers say airline industry is broken, but differ on how to fix it

WestJet receives considerably higher satisfaction ratings than Air Canada June 12, 2017 – Whether it’s beating, bumping, or merely aggravating passengers, North American airlines are landing at the bottom of the customer service list in the minds of their customers.

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Canadians want federal government to deliver on protecting door-to-door mail service

Most Canadians like the idea of changing mail delivery from 5 to 3 days a week May 25, 2017 – With a decision on the future of Canada Post promised for sometime “this spring,” a new public opinion poll from

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