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Two Canadas? Regional divisions over direction of the country, hope for future, define start to the year

Quebecers happy and hopeful while Albertans largely anxious and pessimistic January 15, 2020 – The prospect of a new year is bringing new concerns and anxieties for some Canadians, and a bullish outlook for others. How they feel has largely

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Social Values in Canada: Consensus on assisted dying & LGBTQ2 rights, division over abortion rights, diversity

Political divide, common for most issues, largely absent from assisted-dying discussion January 24, 2020 – With the federal government set to end its consultation process on possible changes to assisted dying legislation Monday, Canadians have only a short window left

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Truths of reconciliation: Canadians are deeply divided on how best to address Indigenous issues

Most see the attention and money currently going toward these issues as ineffective June 7, 2018 – The Trudeau government has made a commitment since the 2015 election to reset the relationship with First Nations. But the challenges of this

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In Canada, Christmas traditions change as fewer people see religion as the reason for the season

But four-in-five still prefer ‘Christmas’ over ‘Holiday Season’ December 19, 2019 – It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For most Canadians, Christmas is a time for festivities and fun, where they’ll get together with their families for dinner

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A Portrait of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Canada today

Intersections between objective isolation and subjective loneliness divide the population into five groups June 17, 2019 – Interpersonal connection is at the heart of all human society. As a species, we thrive on relationships and social interaction, to the point

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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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