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Birthright Citizenship: Plurality of Canadians see it as good policy, but also say some changes are needed

Most would not extend birthright citizenship to babies born to those in Canada on tourist visas March 14, 2019 – Which babies born on Canadian soil should be granted automatic citizenship? It’s a question that has appended itself to the

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Should Canadians have the right to be forgotten? Most would follow Europe on Internet search law

By two-to-one ratio, Canadians support right to petition search engines to remove negative information January 7, 2019 – In the European Union, citizens have the right to request that search engines remove information about them that is outdated, inaccurate, or

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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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Canadians charged up about electric vehicle incentives, but price point still causes buyers to lose the spark

More than half say governments should do more to incentivize the public to purchase electric vehicles September 20, 2018 – As the Ontario provincial government winds down its rebate program for residents purchasing electric vehicles, a new public opinion poll

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GTA Housing: Most see affordability worsening, say it will continue ‘no matter what’ government does

Proportion of residents made ‘Miserable’ by housing and transit pain jumps 10 points since 2015 August 27, 2018 – Both homeowners and non-owners agree that the price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area is “unreasonably high,” and that

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Banking on a burst bubble: Even half of Metro Vancouver home owners want housing prices to fall

Two-thirds say that regardless of what government does, they don’t believe prices will drop August 27, 2018 – Housing continues to be the most pressing issue in the minds of Metro Vancouver residents. Despite a commitment from the New Democratic

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