Designer babies? Canadians say modifying genes in embryos acceptable only in certain circumstances

Lack of consensus on whether risks of ‘gene editing’ outweigh potential benefits April 30, 2019 – With recent advances in embryonic gene editing – that is, modifying the genetic make-up of a human embryo to add a desirable trait or

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Vast majority of Canadians say vaccines should be mandatory for school aged kids

But among those with children under 12, one-fifth say it should be up to parents whether to vaccinate February 21, 2019 –  As public health workers in Canada and around the world work to quell a new rash of measles

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Amid rising food costs, half of low-income households say the new Canada Food Guide diet is unaffordable

Most support the guide’s recommendations, but there’s a generational divide over the importance of dairy April 10, 2019 – Nearly half of all Canadians say it has grown more difficult to afford to put food on the table over the

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Accessibility: A source of future anxiety and a significant consideration for Canadian consumers today

Seven-in-ten Canadians say universal accessibility should be the goal for newly constructed buildings For an accessible version of this report, click here. January 22, 2019 – As Canada’s population grows older, millions of Canadians find themselves worrying about decreased mobility,

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Mandatory treatment? Decriminalization? As opioid epidemic rages, Canadians seek extreme measures to save lives

Percentage saying opioid issue is serious or a crisis in their community has risen over past year February 15, 2019 – With the number of opioid related deaths in this country expected to surpass 4,000 in 2018, Canadians continue to

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Cannabis is legal, but debate continues: Vast majority would set minimum age for cannabis above 18 years

One-in-four Canadians shopped for, purchased, or used cannabis during first two weeks of legalization November 14, 2018 – Less than a month since Canada became just the second country in the world to legalize the sale and consumption of recreational

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