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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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Rising food prices: Canadians – regardless of income level – say it’s getting harder to feed their families

Two-in-three say the issue receives “too little attention” from government April 4, 2016 – The rising cost of groceries has left the majority of Canadians finding it harder to afford to feed their households, and it’s not only the working

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MMIW: Canadians strongly support inquiry, but have doubts about its ultimate effect

Pessimism driven by doubts recommendations will be followed  March 2, 2016 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to meet with indigenous leaders in Vancouver this week, a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute finds widespread support for the government’s

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Canadians divided on legacy of Syrian refugee resettlement plan

No consensus on accepting more than the 25,000 pledged by government February 19, 2016 – As the government’s self-imposed March 1 deadline for resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees approaches, a new poll by the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians still deeply

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Can you ‘choose your family’? Younger Canadians say yes, older ones say you get what you get

Regardless of age, most are satisfied with the time they spend with family February 15, 2016 – What is a family? Is it the people you’re directly related to by blood or marriage? Or is it something more malleable –

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Few Canadians support banning Uber; but most want it regulated the same as taxi industry

Generation gap divides country on opinions about Uber and Airbnb February 12, 2016 – Taxi drivers in Canada’s largest city have called off another round of anti-Uber protests  that would have coincided with the NBA’s All-Star weekend festivities, but frustration with

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