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Climate Change: Canadians optimistic about first ministers’ meeting, pessimistic about Paris talks

Two-thirds of Canadians back emissions reduction commitment as COP21 meeting looms November 23, 2015 – With climate change talks on the agenda at the first meeting since 2009 between the Prime Minister, premiers and territorial leaders, Canadians are mildly optimistic

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ANALYSIS: Keystone, Canada and our “special friend” – how XL’s ultimate rejection was viewed by Canadians

By Shachi Kurl and Ian Holliday November 6, 2015 – U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to reject on Friday the proposed Keystone XL pipeline between the Alberta oil sands and the American Gulf Coast may not have been a stunner –

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Most Canadians support carbon pricing; but less consensus on effectiveness of such measures

Just over half say federal government isn’t paying enough attention to climate change. April 22, 2015 – As Ontario develops plans to join Quebec and California’s cap and trade carbon pricing framework, and as British Columbia is featured on the

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Half of Canadians support Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, just over half back protests against it, and some actually support both

New survey measures Canadians’ views on Keystone, KM pipelines, energy policy and gas prices December 18, 2014 – Canadians are split in their views on the proposed expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline from Alberta to British Columbia, and the

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Majority of Canadians call for more robust efforts to curb climate change

October 23, 2014 – Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Canadians say this country should be a global leader on environmental issues, while as many (63%) say the country’s official response on the climate change file is “too weak. These are among

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Northern Gateway: Canadians split on federal decision; but majority say pipeline will be built

Regional results show BC and Alberta are neighbours with little in common on this issue

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