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Bad Dogs or Bad Owners? Snarling issue finds majority oppose banning ‘dangerous’ breeds

58% say dog attacks are ‘isolated incidents,’ not result of breeding March 16, 2016 – It’s a question that has been around almost as long as man’s best friend: Are dog attacks the result of dangerous breeds or bad owners?

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Religious Trends: Led by Quebec, number of Canadians holding favourable views of various religions increases

Judeo-Christian symbols viewed as acceptable in public life by most – majority reject Niqab, Burka April 4, 2017 – Canada is often held up as the paragon of a diverse society. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proclaimed that “diversity is

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Truth and Reconciliation: Canadians see value in process, skeptical about government action

Seven-in-ten agree with the TRC’s characterization of residential schools as “cultural genocide.” July 9, 2015 – Many Canadians believe the recently concluded Truth and Reconciliation Commission was a worthwhile process for their country, and most support its key recommendations, but that

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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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Canada-U.S. perspectives: ‘sunny ways’ versus gloomy days

Opinions about their own country, and those of their neighbour, reveal starkly contrasting outlooks March 9, 2016 – When it comes to self-reflection on the states of their own nations, a new, two-country public opinion poll from the Angus Reid

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Canadians say our moral values are weakening four-to-one over those who say they’re getting stronger

Most Canadians see cheating on partners & cheating on taxes as morally unacceptable January 13, 2016 – Just one-in-ten Canadians see moral values strengthening in this country, while the vast majority agree that having an affair is “morally unacceptable.” Beyond

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