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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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Immigration in Canada: Does recent change in forty year opinion trend signal a blip or a breaking point?

Historical analysis finds preference for fewer, not more immigrants, regardless of actual levels August 21, 2018 – Against the backdrop of more frequent, and increasingly fraught conversations about policy regarding immigration and migration to Canada, analysis of current and historical

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Carbon conflict: two-thirds of Canadians say provinces should have the final say on pricing

Fewer than half support federal government plan, view driven heavily by politics July 26, 2018 –  In the emerging federal-provincial battle over carbon pricing – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and Ontario Premier Doug Ford appear to be galvanizing public opinion

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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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