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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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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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Indigenous land acknowledgments: opinions toward a practice unknown to many depends on context, place

Canadians divided on whether or not acknowledgements aid reconciliation with Indigenous peoples September 10 , 2019 – Do Canadians feel Indigenous land acknowledgements are a valuable instrument towards reconciliation in this country? Opinion largely depends on who is doing the

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Amid concern over spread of gun violence, majorities support ban on handguns, assault weapons

Opposition to ban on firearms driven largely by men, rural Canadians, gun owners May 24, 2019 –. Whether it’s recent mass killings in Penticton, B.C., ongoing gang-related shootings in Toronto, or the Quebec City mosque killings in 2017, communities across

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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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Honour or Insult? Canadians divided over movement to change Indigenous sports team names

Three-in-ten find ‘Edmonton Eskimos’ offensive, as CFL team considers future of 70-year-old name June 12, 2019 – Honouring cultural traditions or disrespect through caricature? This is the fundamental debate over use of Indigenous names and imagery in sports in recent

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