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Faith and Religion in Public Life: Canadians deeply divided over the role of faith in the public square

Key drivers of division are the religion in question, as well as one’s own personal beliefs November 16, 2017 – From the earliest days of human civilization, spiritual practices have been an integral part of daily life in many societies.

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Spirituality in a changing world: Half say faith is ‘important’ to how they consider society’s problems

Those who say faith is ‘very important’ to their decision-making have a different moral code than most May 17, 2017 – How does a person’s religious belief – or lack thereof – affect the way they think about social issues?

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Quebecers say they’re too accommodating, other Canadians disagree

Second of three surveys relating to proposed Quebec Charter of Values shows vast differences on how Quebecers, rest of Canada view reasonable accommodation in that province

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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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