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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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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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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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