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Cannabis is legal, but debate continues: Vast majority would set minimum age for cannabis above 18 years

One-in-four Canadians shopped for, purchased, or used cannabis during first two weeks of legalization November 14, 2018 – Less than a month since Canada became just the second country in the world to legalize the sale and consumption of recreational

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USMCA: Canadians ambivalent about “New NAFTA”, feeling bruised by U.S.

Politics drives sentiment among half that government was “too soft” in negotiations; gave up too much October 23, 2018 – Three weeks after the announcement that Canada, the United States and Mexico had reached a three-way trade deal to “replace”

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Proportional Representation: BC residents split three ways over whether to change voting system

Nationally, most Canadians would prefer PR over FPTP for provincial elections September 28, 2018 – With less than a month before ballots are mailed to voters, British Columbia’s 2018 referendum on proportional representation appears to be headed for a tight

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Liberal love-in? Trudeau’s approval among his base tops what CPC, NDP bases feel for Scheer, Singh

Opposition leaders must overcome significant unknown factor among their own supporters October 16, 2018 – As stopwatches are set in the count down to an expected federal election 12 months from now, the latest public opinion survey from the Angus

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Cannabis Countdown: Anxiety lingers over impact on impaired driving, organized crime and use among minors

Half say their province isn’t ready as October 17th deadline for legalization approaches September 25, 2018 –  With less than a month until the legalization of recreational marijuana, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians are three

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Rideau Hall ruckus: Canadians divided along political lines over Governor General’s performance in first year

One-in-four believe Julie Payette is “adjusting” and will eventually settle into her role October 12, 2018 – After weeks of critical news stories that prompted Governor General Julie Payette to apologize for how her office’s work has been perceived in

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