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Winter of Discontent: As Justin Trudeau’s approval deteriorates, can his rivals make gains?

For the first time since October 2015, someone other than Trudeau is seen as best PM December 19, 2018 – At the end of what has been a challenging and at times chaotic year across the federal political landscape, Canadian

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B.C. Electoral Reform Referendum: Voters’ motivations, and why proportional representation failed

Four-in-ten say holding this referendum was a good idea, while one-third say it was a bad one December 20, 2018 – The votes are in, and BC’s future general elections will operate much the same as the last ones. With

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Crossing the Floor: Canadians weigh in on elected members who quit their parties between elections

Four-in-ten say floor-crossing should be banned & prefer by-elections if members want to change parties December 11, 2018 – With one Ontario MPP leaving the governing Progressive Conservative Party to sit as an independent and party leaders reportedly concerned about

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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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