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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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Three-in-four Canadians say yes to CPP expansion

Most say government must play a lead role in ensuring adequate retirement savings June 20, 2016 – As Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau meets with the provinces in Vancouver this week to deliberate over proposals to expand the Canada Pension

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Despite government focus on middle-class relief, Canadians’ economic anxiety persists

Alberta and Newfoundland residents continue to be most frustrated by economic issues May 27, 2016 – While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s legislative agenda has drawn both praise and prompted debate through the first six months of the Liberal mandate, his

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Rising food prices: Canadians – regardless of income level – say it’s getting harder to feed their families

Two-in-three say the issue receives “too little attention” from government April 4, 2016 – The rising cost of groceries has left the majority of Canadians finding it harder to afford to feed their households, and it’s not only the working

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