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Battle of the ballots: Two alternate voting systems seen as competitive to First Past the Post

Canadians like proportionality of MMP and LPR; prefer STV and RUPR less November 29, 2016 – Even as Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef appears to be stepping back from her party’s own campaign vow that the October 2015 federal election

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What makes us Canadian? A study of values, beliefs, priorities and identity

A national polling partnership between the Angus Reid Institute and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation October 3, 2016 – Canadians are less inclined to encourage minorities to retain their culture, customs and language, and more inclined to choose economic growth over protecting the

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Decline of Newspapers: Age drives views on the impacts of shrinking newsrooms

Subscribers and Canadians over 55 most sympathetic to newspapers’ struggles April 29, 2016 – As editions of Canada’s newspapers grow thinner and thinner – a sign of their own industry’s steady decline, Canadians are divided – mostly along generational lines

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Trump and Clinton supporters: Shared personal experiences, massive disagreements on policy

Half said they would vote to block opposing candidate, rather than support their own September 19, 2016 – As the world begins to consider the implications of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, a comprehensive

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Canadians feel confident that marine shipping is safe, but they have reservations about transporting oil

Majorities oppose expanded oil shipping in the Bay of Fundy and around B.C.’s south coast  April 5, 2016 – Canadians see their nation as a sea-faring one and have mostly positive views about shipping and its contribution to the country

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Majority believes vaccinations are effective; but two-in-five say the “science isn’t clear”

Three-quarters of respondents call those who oppose childhood vaccinations “irresponsible” February 13, 2015 – Nearly nine-in-ten Canadians say vaccines are effective in preventing diseases – including measles, mumps and rubella – both in individuals and in the community. They are

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