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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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Mali Peacekeeping: Politics divides Canadian support for mission, but majority say Canada should help

Trade negotiations take higher priority for Canadians in foreign affairs over humanitarian, military aid July 24, 2018 – What started as a civil war in Mali, is now a simmering conflict with deadly eruptions of violence, alliance switching and political

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Trudeau Groping Allegation: most past Liberal voters unfazed, but one-in-five say PM’s response ‘inadequate’

Politics, rather than gender, drives differences in opinion on the issue July 20, 2018 – Weeks of unflattering headlines and uncomfortable questions about an allegation of inappropriate touching almost two decades ago do not appear to have had significant damaging

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Canadians feeling confident, not cowed, post G7; prefer harder line in negotiations with Trump

Prime Minister’s approval sees double-digit jump after tête-à-tête with U.S. President June 15, 2018 –  In the week since a post-G7 escalation in rhetoric and diplomatic tension between the U.S. and Canada, a majority of Canadians appear to have warmed

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Millennials would rather hail an Uber, while older Canadians prefer traditional taxi service

Most hold a favourable view of ridesharing app, though two-thirds say it needs to be further regulated May 4, 2018 – A new public opinion study from the Angus Reid Institute finds age to be the main driver of opinion

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One year later: British Columbians mixed on NDP’s performance, but support its housing affordability policies

Although two-in-five say B.C. is on the ‘wrong track’, Horgan remains most approved-of party leader  May 9, 2018 – It’s been exactly one year since the historic 2017 British Columbia election threw the province into months of political uncertainty that

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