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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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Most Canadians are pretty happy with their lives, but the ones who aren’t, are downright miserable

One-in-six Canadians are among “The Unhappy,” who tend to be dissatisfied with most aspects of life February 1, 2016 – Two-in-three Canadians say they’re “pretty happy”with their lives today, and an even greater proportion say they’re “satisfied” with their overall quality of life.

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Obesity crisis? Despite misgivings, Canadians support government intervention on junk food

Most see obesity as a “personal” issue, but back Senate’s front-of-package labeling recommendations April 26, 2016 – In the eyes of many, Canada is a country in the midst of an “obesity crisis.” That’s the phrase used in a recent

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