Premiers’ Performance: A Holly Jolly Christmas for Legault and Moe

Horgan, Ford, earn the approval of pluralities in their respective provinces December 20, 2018 – Quebec and Saskatchewan Premiers Francois Legault and Scott Moe have each received an early Christmas present in the form of majority job approval ratings from

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Winter of Discontent: As Justin Trudeau’s approval deteriorates, can his rivals make gains?

For the first time since October 2015, someone other than Trudeau is seen as best PM December 19, 2018 – At the end of what has been a challenging and at times chaotic year across the federal political landscape, Canadian

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B.C. Electoral Reform Referendum: Voters’ motivations, and why proportional representation failed

Four-in-ten say holding this referendum was a good idea, while one-third say it was a bad one December 20, 2018 – The votes are in, and BC’s future general elections will operate much the same as the last ones. With

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Religious symbols in the workplace: opinion nuanced in and outside Quebec, driven by specific symbols

Proposed ban in Quebec appears widely supported; but crucifix, Star of David still seen as acceptable December 4, 2018 – As various polls show widespread support in Quebec for the CAQ government’s proposed ban on public employees in positions of

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Crossing the Floor: Canadians weigh in on elected members who quit their parties between elections

Four-in-ten say floor-crossing should be banned & prefer by-elections if members want to change parties December 11, 2018 – With one Ontario MPP leaving the governing Progressive Conservative Party to sit as an independent and party leaders reportedly concerned about

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Canadians view marine shipping as increasingly important amid trade and pipeline debates

More than nine-in-ten say shipping is generally ‘safe’, but many have reservations about shipping oil December 6, 2018 – The vast majority of Canadians believe transporting goods by sea is safe, and most say marine shipping is growing in importance

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