Cabinet construct: Canadians lean towards gender parity among ministers as a goal, not the standard

Regional balance viewed as more important than gender balance, diversity January 18, 2018 – The latest round of cabinet shuffling this week offered a window into the Liberal government’s strategy when it comes to creating what it believes is the

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Debt, savings, and stress: A study of economic experiences and attitudes in Canada today

Young Canadians are mostly pessimistic about their finances, but notably optimistic about retirement January 28, 2019 – For every dollar of disposable income in Canada, Canadians owe roughly $1.78 to creditors. Collectively, Canadians hold more than $2 trillion in debt,

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Decades after Reform’s rise, voters open to a new ‘Western Canada Party’

Most Canadians, including westerners, say it’s unlikely the west would separate from the rest of Canada February 5, 2019 – As Canada’s federal party leaders woo voters from coast to coast in this election year, the latest public opinion survey

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Fractured federation: Amid competing priorities, which provinces believe they give & get more from Canada?

Grievances in Western Canada & ambivalence towards Quebec highlight difficult interprovincial dynamics January 24, 2019 – One of the common threads of Canadian history is the palpable tension between provinces and regions. While violent rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada

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Accessibility: A source of future anxiety and a significant consideration for Canadian consumers today

Seven-in-ten Canadians say universal accessibility should be the goal for newly constructed buildings For an accessible version of this report, click here. January 22, 2019 – As Canada’s population grows older, millions of Canadians find themselves worrying about decreased mobility,

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Mandatory treatment? Decriminalization? As opioid epidemic rages, Canadians seek extreme measures to save lives

Percentage saying opioid issue is serious or a crisis in their community has risen over past year February 15, 2019 – With the number of opioid related deaths in this country expected to surpass 4,000 in 2018, Canadians continue to

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