Honour or Insult? Canadians divided over movement to change Indigenous sports team names

Three-in-ten find ‘Edmonton Eskimos’ offensive, as CFL team considers future of 70-year-old name June 12, 2019 – Honouring cultural traditions or disrespect through caricature? This is the fundamental debate over use of Indigenous names and imagery in sports in recent

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Crisis of Faith? Even practicing Catholics say Church has done a poor job handling sexual abuse issue

Overall views on religion in Canada largely unchanged since 2015 May 28, 2019 – In the popular imagination, the story of the Catholic Church over the last two decades has been one of scandal, attempted reform, and further scandal. Decades

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Gas Pain: Four-in-ten say rising prices at the pump are making it harder to afford necessities

In B.C., where costs are the highest in North America, seven-in-ten support a cap on maximum gas prices May 17, 2019 – As the price of gasoline begins its high summer season, painful increases at the pump are causing some

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Quebecers support religious symbols ban, but are divided on how – or even whether – to enforce it

People in Québec evenly divided over firing those who would violate Bill 21 May 8, 2019 – With public hearings underway in Québec’s National Assembly on Bill 21 – the proposed law that would ban public employees in positions of

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Designer babies? Canadians say modifying genes in embryos acceptable only in certain circumstances

Lack of consensus on whether risks of ‘gene editing’ outweigh potential benefits April 30, 2019 – With recent advances in embryonic gene editing – that is, modifying the genetic make-up of a human embryo to add a desirable trait or

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Vast majority of Canadians say vaccines should be mandatory for school aged kids

But among those with children under 12, one-fifth say it should be up to parents whether to vaccinate February 21, 2019 –  As public health workers in Canada and around the world work to quell a new rash of measles

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