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Defend or Defund? One-in-four support cutting local police budgets; most back social welfare over hiring more cops

Two-in-five Toronto residents say their local police budget should be cut, highest number in the country October 26, 2020 – As RCMP are criticized in Nova Scotia for failing to protect Mi’kmaq fishermen in Nova Scotia in a violent dispute

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Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal: COVID-19 curtails donor giving; WE affair weakens trust in charities

Nearly two-in-five Canadian donors say they’re giving less since COVID-19 pandemic began September 17, 2020 – As it has done to nearly every facet of Canadian life, the coronavirus pandemic is also ravaging crucial health programs and social services provided

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Whose Face on the Five? Terry Fox a run-away choice for new five-dollar banknote

Two-thirds support replacing Wilfrid Laurier as current face of the currency November 25, 2020 – Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Canada’s 7th Prime Minister, has graced the nation’s sky blue five-dollar bank note for almost 50 years. First appearing in 1972, the

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Venerating our Veterans: Four-in-five say Canada should do more to honour those who served in Armed Forces

One-quarter will attend a formal Remembrance Day service on November 11, half will not November 8, 2019 – As Remembrance Day approaches, many Canadians will be taking time to reflect on the service and sacrifices of the men and women

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Isolation, Loneliness, and COVID-19: Pandemic leads to sharp increase in mental health challenges, social woes

Percentage of older Canadians using video calling apps has nearly doubled since last year October 14, 2020 – As COVID-19 cases surge and public health officials plead with Canadians to stay home and minimize their contact with others whenever possible,

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Digital Dopamine: Half of Canadian parents concerned their child spends too much time on their devices

Parents say more screen time for their kids associated with diminished academic performance September 3, 2019 – Whether children are reluctantly peeling themselves away from a summer of screen time, gaming and online socializing, or doubling down on the hours

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