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Canadians divided along political lines over whether to accept thousands of refugees in current crisis

Poll reveals schism between religious and non-religious Conservative Party supporters September 4, 2015 – With the Harper government under fire on the campaign trail for its reaction to the European migrant crisis and refugee policy in general, new data from

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Open-door policy? Majority support government decision not to increase 2017 refugee targets

One-quarter say they would support a Trump-style ban on Syrian refugees coming to Canada Feb 20, 2017 – As the American travel ban on refugees, visitors and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries creates serious foreign policy differences between Canada and

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Bill C-51: Support declines after months of protest, but strong majority still backs anti-terror legislation

Number of people who say the legislation “goes too far” nearly doubles since February. May 25, 2015 – Vocal opposition to, painstaking review of, and widespread protest against Bill C-51 have had some negative impact on Canadian support for the

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Canadians evenly divided on release of Omar Khadr

Lack of consensus also extends to whether Khadr has been “treated fairly”. May 25, 2015 – More than a dozen years after he allegedly killed an American soldier in Afghanistan, there is little consensus among Canadians in how they view

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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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