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Temporary Foreign Worker program: fine for older Canadians, bigger problem for young & unemployed

Overall, Canadians split on support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program

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Two Thirds of Canadians Agree with Decision to Phase Out the Penny

Three-in-five respondents are opposed to taking the five-cent coin out of circulation in Canada.

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Canadian, U.S. Cities Sound Similar Notes On Infrastructure Funding

Canadians and Americans may not agree on every issue of public policy, but when it comes to the issue of infrastructure, municipal leaders on both sides of the border appear to be singing from the same songbook. Just a couple

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Canadians Want Budget to Help the Jobless, Ease Pain at the Pump

Respondents across the country prefer balancing the budget to increasing spending by a 3-to-1 margin.

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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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