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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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They may not be entirely happy about refugee resettlement, but Alberta and Saskatchewan take in more than their fair share

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director and Dave Korzinski, Research Associate February 27, 2017 – Holding a mirror up to society and reflecting back what our society is, rather than what we think it is or want it to be, can be uncomfortable.

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Canadians aren’t as accepting as we think — and we can’t ignore it, writes Angus Reid

There’s a gap between polling data and the way many Canadians traditionally see themselves October 10, 2016 – Back in December, TV viewers around the world were treated to the scene of Justin Trudeau, Canada’s new, youthful prime minister, greeting

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What makes us Canadian? A study of values, beliefs, priorities and identity

A national polling partnership between the Angus Reid Institute and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation October 3, 2016 – Canadians are less inclined to encourage minorities to retain their culture, customs and language, and more inclined to choose economic growth over protecting the

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Open-door policy? Majority support government decision not to increase 2017 refugee targets

One-quarter say they would support a Trump-style ban on Syrian refugees coming to Canada Feb 20, 2017 – As the American travel ban on refugees, visitors and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries creates serious foreign policy differences between Canada and

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Canadians Are Divided on the Actual Effect of Immigration

Younger respondents endorse the concept of the “mosaic” while middle-aged and older Canadians prefer the “melting pot”.

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