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ANALYSIS: How do Canadians want infrastructure dollars spent? It depends on where they live

By Ian Holliday January 5, 2016 – In our recent poll regarding the federal government’s proposal to run budget deficits in order to invest more money in infrastructure, the Angus Reid Institute asked Canadians how they would spend the money

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What will engage Canadians most in 2016? Many of the same issues that dominated 2015

The federal election and the Paris attacks were the most-followed news stories of 2015. January 1, 2016 – As the world turns its gaze toward 2016, the Angus Reid Institute is preparing its polling agenda for the next 12 months.

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ANALYSIS: Keystone, Canada and our “special friend” – how XL’s ultimate rejection was viewed by Canadians

By Shachi Kurl and Ian Holliday November 6, 2015 – U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to reject on Friday the proposed Keystone XL pipeline between the Alberta oil sands and the American Gulf Coast may not have been a stunner –

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Analysis: On anniversary of Parliament Hill attack, a review of Canadian opinions on domestic security

How public opinion on the terrorism file has evolved over the last 12 months October 21, 2015 – Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of the Parliament Hill shooting, an attack that has shaped much of the domestic safety discourse over

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Canada’s health care system has serious problems, so why isn’t this election about them?

October 9, 2015 – In every survey we’ve conducted during this election campaign, we’ve asked Canadians to name their two most important issues. And in every survey, we see between one-fifth and one-quarter of the population naming health care. The

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Will uncertain voters follow their heads or their hearts?

October 7, 2015 – Election polls ask voters lots of interesting questions that end up getting ignored as the electoral beast’s insatiable hunger for new “horserace” (party standings) numbers blinds it to more nuanced findings. We at the Angus Reid Institute

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