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Federal Politics: CPC lead holds, but as Liberals begin to climb, will their task be simple, or Sisyphean?

Four-in-ten Canadians, and six-in-ten CPC supporters, are absolutely certain of their vote in October July 16, 2019 – While the Conservative Party of Canada maintains a comfortable eight-point lead over the governing Liberals, all eyes are on the latter party

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Canadians in Chronic Pain: Cost, access to treatment pose significant barriers for those suffering the most

One-in-five report living with significant chronic pain, most say they’d be better off if care more affordable July 12, 2019 – For many Canadians, the activities and experiences that many of us take for granted are significantly hindered by something

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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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Trust in Government: Canadians wary of politicians and their intentions

Federal candidates viewed less favourably than provincial or municipal candidates June 24, 2019 – And so the summer political season begins across Canada. Residents from coast to coast will bear witness to the migration of MPs from Parliament Hill to

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Shovels in the ground: More than half of Canadians say Liberals made right decision in approving TransMountain expansion

But will it be built? Six-in-ten say yes, while four-in-ten say they’re not convinced June 21, 2019 – Indigenous rights, economic debates, provincial tension, climate change and environmental protection; all of these are at the core of not only the

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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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