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Canadians don’t want to roll the dice on expanded gambling

One-in-four say they have family or close friends who have a gambling problem, or have one themselves October 13, 2016 – Provincial governments have gambled big on gaming and lotteries, collecting almost $14 billion in revenue each year. But are

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Prescription drug access and affordability an issue for nearly a quarter of all Canadian households

Significant public support for “pharmacare” over status quo, but concerns about costs remain. July 15, 2015 – A significant – and apparently increasing – number of Canadians are unable to afford the medications being prescribed to them, and they’re compensating

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Not Netflix, Sans Spotify: Canadians back continued CRTC regulation, but not for online content

Younger Canadians show strongest opposition to regulating digital media June 3, 2016 – As the federal government continues public consultation ahead of the first comprehensive review of Canada’s cultural policies since 1991, a new public opinion poll from the Angus

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Faith and Religion in Public Life: Canadians deeply divided over the role of faith in the public square

Key drivers of division are the religion in question, as well as one’s own personal beliefs November 16, 2017 – From the earliest days of human civilization, spiritual practices have been an integral part of daily life in many societies.

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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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Lotusland Blues: One-in-five Metro Vancouverites experience extreme housing & traffic pain; most of them think of leaving

Study examining housing, transportation pressures shows generation of region’s dwellers could be lost. June 18, 2015 – With housing prices soaring higher than the peaks of the North Shore mountains and the transportation issues of a growing region on the

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