Opioids in Canada: One-in-eight have family or close friends who faced addiction

Nearly 20 per cent of Canadians say they themselves have been prescribed opioids in the last five years January 11, 2018 – The thousands of deaths across Canada as a result of opioid use and addiction has been a dominating

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Despite majority support to legalize pot, nearly half of Canadians want to delay July 1 implementation date

Only one-in-ten “very confident” their province will be ready for legalization November 30, 2017 – It’s policy crunch time across Canada. With a July 1, 2018 deadline looming for provinces to have a plan in place for marijuana legalization, some

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Orthopedic surgery in Canada: Most had positive outcomes, but one-in-four found the wait too long

In B.C., the number of patients reporting ‘unreasonable’ wait times jumps to one-in-three July 24, 2017 – As news reports profile orthopedic surgery patients frustrated with lengthy wait-times, a unique Angus Reid Institute survey of more than 1,500 Canadians who

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Canadians disjointed on pot plan: Most support the bill, but think it will fail in its key goals

Two-in-three say the proposed law will fail to prevent kids from using more pot once it’s legal April 20, 2017 – With tens of thousands expected to bask in a celebratory haze over the prospect of soon getting legally high

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Health Care: One-third of Canadians report difficult access to family doctors, rely on clinics and ERs

Access to primary care is worst in Quebec, but one-third report difficulty nationwide December 1, 2015 – The new federal Liberal government has said it intends to establish a new health accord with the provinces. While the contents of such

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Canadians unclear on definition of “GMOs”, but want mandatory GMO labeling anyway

Canadian knowledge of GMOs is spotty Eight-in-ten would label at least some GMOs Do Canadians think GMOs are safe? Affordability trumps all other concerns when grocery shopping August 9, 2017 – Is it safe to eat genetically modified foods? Fewer

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