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Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal: COVID-19 curtails donor giving; WE affair weakens trust in charities

Nearly two-in-five Canadian donors say they’re giving less since COVID-19 pandemic began September 17, 2020 – As it has done to nearly every facet of Canadian life, the coronavirus pandemic is also ravaging crucial health programs and social services provided

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As election talk heats up, one-quarter of Canadians cool to voting in person during pandemic

Centre-left voters are more hesitant than Conservatives to head to a polling place this fall September 10, 2020 – As speculation about the content of a throne speech fuels talk about a fall election, a new study from the non-profit

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Ontario Spotlight: As COVID-19 cases climb, can the Ford government maintain the political goodwill it’s earned?

Ontario residents broadly approve of how their government is addressing COVID-19 and the economy September 18, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford’s marked change in tone has been a significant undercurrent in the story of the Ontario government’s handling of the

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Economic Outlook: COVID-19 stalls trend of growing financial optimism in Canada

Low-income households least optimistic about coming year September 8, 2020 – Canadians continue to re-enter the employment market (250 thousand more jobs were added across the country in August), but the negative impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on personal finances

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Federal Politics: Election speculation season begins with main contenders in dead heat

Trudeau approval stabilizes at 45 per cent September 2, 2020 – Exactly three weeks from a scheduled re-opening of Parliament with a Speech from the Throne that may ultimately trigger a fall election, the latest public opinion data from the

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