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What makes us Canadian? A study of values, beliefs, priorities and identity

A national polling partnership between the Angus Reid Institute and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation October 3, 2016 – Canadians are less inclined to encourage minorities to retain their culture, customs and language, and more inclined to choose economic growth over protecting the

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The ties that bind: Canadian connections across a vast country are strong

For many, Ontario is the “centre of the universe”, and Quebec is a close second September 2, 2016 – The 13 million Canadians who live outside central Canada may chuckle – or kvetch – about Ontario being the centre of

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Majority of Canadians say political correctness has “gone too far”

Seven-in-ten say they self-censor to avoid offending others August 29, 2016 – “The notion of political correctness has ignited controversy across the land. And although the movement arises from the laudable desire to sweep away the debris of racism and

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A spectrum of spirituality: Canadians keep the faith to varying degrees, but few reject it entirely

Generally speaking, highly religious people are happier and more engaged with their communities April 13, 2017 – As Christians around the world prepare for Easter, Hindus and Sikhs for Vaisakhi, and Jews for the conclusion of Passover, a new study

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Most Canadians view Muslim community as a partner, not a problem in the fight against radicalization

However, 73% also say Muslim community leaders aren’t speaking out enough against homegrown terrorism November 24, 2014 – The majority of Canadians see the Muslim community in this country as a partner in the fight against radicalization, but also say Muslim community leaders

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Most Canadians think schools should teach morals and values, but which ones?

By Ian Holliday January 21, 2016 – One of the most surprising findings from the Angus Reid Institute’s recent poll on morality was the widespread agreement with the statement “Public education should put more emphasis on teaching morals and values.” Fully

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