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Six-in-ten Ontario residents support legislation to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

Women and millennials are especially supportive of the measure December 28, 2017 – With a provincial election slated for next summer and a premier who has consistently been ranked as Canada’s least popular over the last 18 months, Ontario’s long-governing

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Despite majority support to legalize pot, nearly half of Canadians want to delay July 1 implementation date

Only one-in-ten “very confident” their province will be ready for legalization November 30, 2017 – It’s policy crunch time across Canada. With a July 1, 2018 deadline looming for provinces to have a plan in place for marijuana legalization, some

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The Good, the Bad and the Unknown: Canadians assess cabinet performance at the two-year mark

Most cabinet ministers known to fewer than half of all Canadians November 20, 2017 – In parliamentary tradition, prime ministers are sometimes referred to as primus inter pares, Latin for “first among equals” relative to other members of their cabinet.

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PM on the naughty list? Trudeau approval drops below 50 per cent for first time since election

The Prime Minister remains more popular than Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh, however December 15, 2017 – As Canadians bask in the warmth of goodwill and cheer over the holiday season, bundling up across the country to stay warm, it

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Conflicted on Singh: Most could vote for a party led by a Sikh, but half say their friends, family wouldn’t

Seven-in-ten say having a national party leader who is a visible minority is “good for Canada” October 6, 2017 – Days after Jagmeet Singh’s decisive first-ballot victory in the contest for NDP leadership, seven-in-ten Canadians are saying they themselves would

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Premiers’ Performance: Wall, Horgan remain on top, Atlantic premiers’ approval sees volatility

Ontario’s Wynne inches upward again this quarter, approved of by just one-in-five in Ontario December 19, 2017 – Is it candy or coal in the stockings of Canada’s premiers this December? The latest quarterly analysis of polling data from the

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