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Canadians are less likely to believe conspiracy theories than Americans

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate November 2, 2016 – The 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign has been awash in conspiracy theories, from the abstract and arguably metaphorical (think Bernie Sanders’ insistence that the American economic and political system is “rigged” in favour

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Just 1-in-4 Canadians say their provincial government is doing a “good job managing the deficit”

By Dave Korzinski and Ian Holliday, Research Associates November 1, 2016 – One of the prevailing stories in Canada these days is debt. Specifically, that Canadians have a lot of it. In 2015, the household debt burden in this country rose

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A foreign buyers tax for Toronto? Three-in-four in the GTA would support following Vancouver’s lead

By Dave Korzinski and Ian Holliday, Research Associates October 7, 2016 – If Ontario follows British Columbia’s lead in imposing an extra property transfer tax on foreign buyers of real estate in Greater Toronto, it’s likely to be a popular decision

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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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Approving B.C. LNG project likely to alienate a small – but important – segment of Trudeau base

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate September 30, 2016 – The federal government’s approval – with 190 conditions – of an $11.4-billion terminal for exporting liquefied natural gas on British Columbia’s northern coast raises a number of questions about the Trudeau government’s energy

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Most Canadians want government to expand the services it provides, but they don’t want to pay for it

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate August 21, 2016 – The title of this piece could double as a one-sentence summary of the Angus Reid Institute’s recent report on support for a guaranteed minimum income in Canada. Most Canadians support a guaranteed

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