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Will Air Canada purchase of Aeroplan bring friendly skies or turbulent times to customers?

One-quarter say Air Canada purchase of Aeroplan will result in better overall value for members October 1, 2018 – More than a year of uncertainty for Canada’s more than five million Aeroplan members has many considering whether they should hold

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Canadians charged up about electric vehicle incentives, but price point still causes buyers to lose the spark

More than half say governments should do more to incentivize the public to purchase electric vehicles September 20, 2018 – As the Ontario provincial government winds down its rebate program for residents purchasing electric vehicles, a new public opinion poll

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GTA Housing: Most see affordability worsening, say it will continue ‘no matter what’ government does

Proportion of residents made ‘Miserable’ by housing and transit pain jumps 10 points since 2015 August 27, 2018 – Both homeowners and non-owners agree that the price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area is “unreasonably high,” and that

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Banking on a burst bubble: Even half of Metro Vancouver home owners want housing prices to fall

Two-thirds say that regardless of what government does, they don’t believe prices will drop August 27, 2018 – Housing continues to be the most pressing issue in the minds of Metro Vancouver residents. Despite a commitment from the New Democratic

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Sharing a row with Rover? Age and gender drive massive differences of opinion about pets on planes

Many concerned that the ‘service animal’ label is being abused to bring larger, exotic animals on board August 9, 2018 –  Most frequent flyers have criteria for a pleasant flying experience. Leave on time. Avoid a seat by the bathroom.

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As wheels turn over Greyhound service cuts, slim majority backs government-run rural bus services

Most residents of Western Canada have used a Greyhound bus at least once in their lives. July 27, 2018 – As the nation’s premiers – led by Alberta’s Rachel Notley, who recently expanded a rural transportation pilot program – call

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