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Money and Politics: Most Canadians want bans on corporate & union donations, leader ‘top-ups’

Eight-in-ten say the practice of parties paying their leaders extra salary “should be stopped”  May 10, 2016 – When it comes to money in provincial politics, Canadians take a decidedly “less is more” approach. A new public opinion poll, self-commissioned

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Two-in-three Canadians say the Senate is “too damaged” to ever earn their goodwill

Four-in-ten call for Red Chamber to be abolished, even at cost of a constitutional fight May 3, 2016 – As Mike Duffy returns to the Red Chamber this week for the first time in three years, a new public opinion

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Retirement in Canada: Lots to enjoy about ‘golden years,’ but financial worries loom large — especially for those still working

Most Canadians report retiring earlier or later because of circumstances beyond their control. July 1, 2015 – Who is retiring? When in their lives are they doing it? How are they funding it? Are they satisfied with the experience? A

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One-in-five Canadians say they’ve suffered a concussion playing sports; most before turning 18

Pattern of under-reporting concussions appears to be changing as awareness of brain injury grows December 16, 2015 –While Canadians have become lamentably accustomed to seeing hockey stars such as Sidney Crosby, Paul Kariya and Chris Pronger suffer the effects of

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4/20 Friendly? Canadian support for pot legalization grows, but most don’t view it as a national priority

Divisions exist over whether legalization should also erase previous criminal records for possession April 20, 2016 – As the federal government prepares to end a 90-plus-year prohibition on pot, a new poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians more

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Canadians respect the Queen; divided over country’s future as a monarchy ‘for generations to come’

Public opinion positive on the Queen and Prince William; less so on Prince Charles  April 18, 2016 – As Elizabeth II turns 90, the only sovereign most Canadians have ever known has earned the respect of her subjects in this

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