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Canadian Business Owners Mostly Optimistic, But Some Are Struggling

A third of respondents have worked longer, cut expenses, and experienced increased stress due to the global financial situation.

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British Columbians Ponder Life Without the Harmonized Sales Tax

“Yes” voters are certain that their personal finances will be better off without the tax, while “No” voters foresee problems for the BC economy.

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Three-in-Five Canadians Satisfied with Country’s Economic Conditions

One-in-five respondents expect the Canadian economy to decline, while a majority believe it will remain stable.

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Economy and Health Care are Dominant Issues for Ontarians

Dalton McGuinty and Tim Hudak are tied when respondents review who is better suited to be premier.

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Half of Canadians Ready to Wave Goodbye to the Penny

Younger respondents are evenly split on whether the one cent coin should be taken out of circulation.

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As Fall Begins, Confidence in the Economy Declines in Canada

Compared to last month, more respondents are describing their personal financial situation as poor or very poor.

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