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Facing tough talk over NAFTA renegotiations, Canadians rediscover affection for the trade pact

Canadians are three times more likely to say NAFTA has benefitted their country than hurt it February 13, 2017 – When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets U.S. President Donald Trump face-to-face for the first time on Monday, the pair are

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Retirement in Canada: Lots to enjoy about ‘golden years,’ but financial worries loom large — especially for those still working

Most Canadians report retiring earlier or later because of circumstances beyond their control. July 1, 2015 – Who is retiring? When in their lives are they doing it? How are they funding it? Are they satisfied with the experience? A

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Two-in-three Canadian workers would like to make a significant change in their careers

Nine-in-ten who have made a major career change in the past say they’re glad they did so October 27, 2016 – For many Canadian workers, it appears that the grass is always greener at somebody else’s job. While three-quarters of

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Technology replacing workers: is the worst over? Or yet to come?

Most Canadians say technology killing more jobs than it creates is a serious concern August 17, 2016 – Nearly two-in-three Canadians believe new and developing technologies will eliminate more jobs than they’ll create, but have these predictions already be gun

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Basic Income? Basically unaffordable, say most Canadians

Two-in-three say a basic income program would discourage people from working August 11, 2016 – As governments across the country and around the world mull the concept of a basic income for all their citizens, a new poll from the

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‘Three Amigos’ Summit: Just one-in-four Canadians say NAFTA has been good for their country

Trade, security issues top Canadians’ list of priorities for North American Leaders’ Summit June 27, 2016 – With U.S. President Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto in Ottawa this week for the “Three Amigos” summit, a new

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