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Turbulent times: Canadian and US flyers say airline industry is broken, but differ on how to fix it

WestJet receives considerably higher satisfaction ratings than Air Canada June 12, 2017 – Whether it’s beating, bumping, or merely aggravating passengers, North American airlines are landing at the bottom of the customer service list in the minds of their customers.

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Religious Trends: Led by Quebec, number of Canadians holding favourable views of various religions increases

Judeo-Christian symbols viewed as acceptable in public life by most – majority reject Niqab, Burka April 4, 2017 – Canada is often held up as the paragon of a diverse society. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proclaimed that “diversity is

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Canadians disjointed on pot plan: Most support the bill, but think it will fail in its key goals

Two-in-three say the proposed law will fail to prevent kids from using more pot once it’s legal April 20, 2017 – With tens of thousands expected to bask in a celebratory haze over the prospect of soon getting legally high

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Canadians prioritize border security over aid to those crossing illegally

Almost three-in-four say it’s “not fair” that people can cross illegally and apply for refugee status April 10, 2017 – Will the slow-but-steady stream of asylum-seekers crossing the border illegally grow into a roaring flood this summer? Canadian officials have

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Bill C-23: Canadians wary of proposal to expand U.S. customs pre-clearance program

Half say the bill ‘gives too much power to U.S. border guards on Canadian soil’ March 30, 2017 – As the federal government works to expand the practice known as “preclearance,” in which Canadians traveling to the U.S. go through

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Pipelines, Paris and cross-border politics: US energy policies leave Canadians divided over how to respond

Most want Canada to maintain its climate commitments, even if U.S. pulls out of Paris Agreement March 9, 2017 – With Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in Houston this week for North America’s largest energy industry conference, and Prime Minister Justin

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