Buck-a-beer may be a good bet, but Canadian politicians best not forget wine in pursuit of thirsty voters

Across the political spectrum, beer, wine and liquor preference distributed nearly equally August 13, 2018 – When it comes politicians and their quest for high ground with voters, there are arguably few strategies more heady or intoxicating than promoting easier

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Sharing a row with Rover? Age and gender drive massive differences of opinion about pets on planes

Many concerned that the ‘service animal’ label is being abused to bring larger, exotic animals on board August 9, 2018 –  Most frequent flyers have criteria for a pleasant flying experience. Leave on time. Avoid a seat by the bathroom.

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Carbon conflict: two-thirds of Canadians say provinces should have the final say on pricing

Fewer than half support federal government plan, view driven heavily by politics July 26, 2018 –  In the emerging federal-provincial battle over carbon pricing – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and Ontario Premier Doug Ford appear to be galvanizing public opinion

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Two-thirds call irregular border crossings a ‘crisis,’ more trust Scheer to handle issue than Trudeau

More view the border-crossers as “economic opportunists” than “genuine refugees” August 3, 2018 – Weeks of questions and criticism from opposition politicians and provincial leaders about asylum-seekers crossing the border – an issue already the source of heightened anxiety and

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Poverty in Canada: Most say governments are doing too little, but disagree on what should be done

Most Canadians say people are poor because of circumstances outside their control, not a lack of effort Aug 1, 2018 – Canadians overwhelmingly see poverty in their communities as increasing, rather than decreasing, and they believe their federal and provincial

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As wheels turn over Greyhound service cuts, slim majority backs government-run rural bus services

Most residents of Western Canada have used a Greyhound bus at least once in their lives. July 27, 2018 – As the nation’s premiers – led by Alberta’s Rachel Notley, who recently expanded a rural transportation pilot program – call

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