We Really Are the North: Raptors’ unprecedented success draws attention from across the country

Canadians divided equally over whether Raptors are Canada’s team or Toronto’s team June 6, 2019 – While basketball has a loyal, diverse and youthful fanbase in Canada, hockey’s supremacy north of the 49th parallel has long been uncontested. A new

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A Portrait of social isolation and loneliness in Canada today

Intersections between objective isolation and subjective loneliness divide the population into five groups June 17, 2019 – Interpersonal connection is at the heart of all human society. As a species, we thrive on relationships and social interaction, to the point

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Federal Politics: Liberals appear to have stopped bleeding; can the Conservatives be bloodied?

Most CPC voters have no second choice, but nearly one-in-five could switch to the People’s Party June 10, 2019 – Notwithstanding a summer sitting of the House of Commons, these will be the final days for MPs in Ottawa before

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Premiers’ Performance: Kenney joins Conservative surge, Ford’s approval ebbs, McNeil’s plunges

Scott Moe and Francois Legault maintain their place as top two most approved of provincial leaders June 7, 2019 – The squad of conservative provincial leaders grew in Canada this quarter with the addition of Jason Kenney in Alberta, supplying

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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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