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When disaster strikes abroad, Canadians are divided on who’s responsible for getting them home safe

Most look to government in situations like Nepal earthquake; onus shifts to individuals in other scenarios May 8, 2015 – When Canadians are stranded by some disaster abroad – such as the recent earthquake in Nepal – who should be

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The Modi Visit: Canadians express interest in free trade with India, doubts about nuclear deal

April 14, 2015 – As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives on a three-day state visit to Canada, people in this country feel positively towards his homeland in general, but their top-of-mind images of the country aren’t always glowing. They

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Future of the Senate: Majority of Canadians split between abolishing, reforming the Red Chamber

Just one-in-seven say Senate should be left alone. April 7, 2015 – The majority of Canadians agree that when it comes to the future of this country’s upper house, its existing form has to change. They are split however, on

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ISIS Mission: Canadians tilt slightly towards extending involvement against Islamic State

People opposed to mission more likely to say it will be a deciding factor for them in fall election.  March 23, 2015 – As the federal government prepares to present a motion before the House of Commons next week proposing

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Bill C-51: Strong support for proposed anti-terror legislation, but additional oversight wanted too

Nearly half of Canadians say draft law “strikes right balance”, fully one-third say it doesn’t go far enough February 19, 2015 – Canadians are firmly supportive of Bill C-51, the federal government’s proposed anti-terror legislation that contains a range of

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Four-in-ten outside Quebec would prohibit women wearing niqabs from receiving government services

Views on substance of Bill 62 vary significantly by region, age, and political leanings October 27, 2017 – While the vast majority of Quebecers support their province’s new law banning people from providing or receiving government services with their faces

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