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Most Canadians approve of nomination of Julie Payette to be Governor General

Payette’s nomination is most popular in her native Quebec, and among past Liberal Party voters August 25, 2017 – Canada’s next Governor General boasts an impressive background: An astronaut, she was the first Canadian woman to board the International Space

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Bye bye, Brad Wall: Saskatchewan’s departing premier defied political gravity for years

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Bye bye, Brad. The people of Saskatchewan will miss you, but maybe not as much as they might have before. With Thursday’s announcement that he’s retiring from politics, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall ends a remarkable

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Truth and Reconciliation: Canadians see value in process, skeptical about government action

Seven-in-ten agree with the TRC’s characterization of residential schools as “cultural genocide.” July 9, 2015 – Many Canadians believe the recently concluded Truth and Reconciliation Commission was a worthwhile process for their country, and most support its key recommendations, but that

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Khadr’s Compensation: 71% of Canadians say government made wrong call by settling out of court

Many say they would have offered apology, but not financial compensation July 10, 2017 – The vast majority of Canadians say the federal government made the wrong decision in settling a lawsuit with former child soldier Omar Khadr and instead

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Gender-Neutral Birth Certificates: Political preference and age drive opinions of Ontario plan

Most Canadians oppose their province issuing this identification document without specifying gender July 7, 2017 – As activists across the country push for an end to gender identification on government documents, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid

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Premiers’ Performance: Ball and Wynne bounce, Wall and Pallister slide

 Saskatchewan’s Wall remains most-approved of provincial leader but drops below majority endorsement June 22, 2017 – Canadians appear increasingly underwhelmed by the performances of their provincial premiers. While some are taking steps back from alarmingly low approval levels, others find themselves

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