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Money and Politics: Most Canadians want bans on corporate & union donations, leader ‘top-ups’

Eight-in-ten say the practice of parties paying their leaders extra salary “should be stopped”  May 10, 2016 – When it comes to money in provincial politics, Canadians take a decidedly “less is more” approach. A new public opinion poll, self-commissioned

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4/20 Friendly? Canadian support for pot legalization grows, but most don’t view it as a national priority

Divisions exist over whether legalization should also erase previous criminal records for possession April 20, 2016 – As the federal government prepares to end a 90-plus-year prohibition on pot, a new poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians more

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MMIW: Canadians strongly support inquiry, but have doubts about its ultimate effect

Pessimism driven by doubts recommendations will be followed  March 2, 2016 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to meet with indigenous leaders in Vancouver this week, a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute finds widespread support for the government’s

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Half of Canadians say government’s stance on Saudi arms deal is a “bad decision”

Most also say Saudi Arabia deserves Canada’s condemnation rather than respect February 28, 2016 – Nearly one-in-two Canadians say the Trudeau government’s decision to stand by an inherited arms deal with Saudi Arabia is the wrong one, while the majority are

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Canadians divided on legacy of Syrian refugee resettlement plan

No consensus on accepting more than the 25,000 pledged by government February 19, 2016 – As the government’s self-imposed March 1 deadline for resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees approaches, a new poll by the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians still deeply

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ANALYSIS: How do Canadians want infrastructure dollars spent? It depends on where they live

By Ian Holliday January 5, 2016 – In our recent poll regarding the federal government’s proposal to run budget deficits in order to invest more money in infrastructure, the Angus Reid Institute asked Canadians how they would spend the money

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