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What’s in a name? Call to remove John A. MacDonald’s from schools meets firm opposition

Most say a person’s entire life & principal legacy should determine if they’re publicly memorialized August 28, 2017 – A call from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario to remove the name of Canada’s first prime minister from public schools

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Canadian millennials think they have it tougher than past generations, and half of boomers agree

One-in-three say people living in their parents’ homes longer is a bad thing; just one-in-five say it’s good   July 20, 2016 – High housing costs, student loans, underemployment, wage stagnation – the reasons why an ever-increasing number of young

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Politics and performers: Canadians split over whether to ‘cut-the-mic’ when award show speeches get political

Most support political expression by celebrities and athletes, but chosen venue is a key driver of opinion February 24, 2017 – As Canadians gather with friends and family this weekend to watch the spectacle of high-fashion, gossip, rivalries, and film

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Canadians and their Communities: A National Survey on Citizen Engagement and Attitudes

Feelings of attachment and belonging to communities depend greatly on Canadians’ individual mindsets October 6, 2015 – Canadians tie more of their identity to their country than their own communities, but are more bullish about the futures of their neighborhoods

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The Friendly 49th? Four-in-five who crossed the border in 2016 had a ‘good’ experience overall

Those who report bad experiences more likely to be younger or belong to a visible minority January 30, 2017 – The vast majority of Canadians who traveled to the United States in 2016 had a good border-crossing experience, while the

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Quebecers say they’re too accommodating, other Canadians disagree

Second of three surveys relating to proposed Quebec Charter of Values shows vast differences on how Quebecers, rest of Canada view reasonable accommodation in that province

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