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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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Vanquishing vaping? Support for tougher regulations rise as positive views of e-cigarettes go up in smoke

Number of Canadians who say vaping does more harm than good nearly doubles from last year January 6, 2020 – A new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds a significant shift in Canadian views on vaping, as more

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Accessibility: A source of future anxiety and a significant consideration for Canadian consumers today

Seven-in-ten Canadians say universal accessibility should be the goal for newly constructed buildings For an accessible version of this report, click here. January 22, 2019 – As Canada’s population grows older, millions of Canadians find themselves worrying about decreased mobility,

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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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Crisis of Faith? Even practicing Catholics say Church has done a poor job handling sexual abuse issue

Overall views on religion in Canada largely unchanged since 2015 May 28, 2019 – In the popular imagination, the story of the Catholic Church over the last two decades has been one of scandal, attempted reform, and further scandal. Decades

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