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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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Religious Trends: Led by Quebec, number of Canadians holding favourable views of various religions increases

Judeo-Christian symbols viewed as acceptable in public life by most – majority reject Niqab, Burka April 4, 2017 – Canada is often held up as the paragon of a diverse society. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proclaimed that “diversity is

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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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Canadians say our moral values are weakening four-to-one over those who say they’re getting stronger

Most Canadians see cheating on partners & cheating on taxes as morally unacceptable January 13, 2016 – Just one-in-ten Canadians see moral values strengthening in this country, while the vast majority agree that having an affair is “morally unacceptable.” Beyond

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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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