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Falling Behind: 53% of Canadians say they can’t keep up with the cost of living

Half of Canadians say they couldn’t manage a sudden expense of more than $1,000 February 28, 2022 – As inflation drives up the price of almost everything around them, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds just over

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Price Check: Four-in-five say they’ve changed food buying habits because of increasing costs

Inflation crisis has one-quarter asking for supply management system to be relaxed February 22, 2022 – As rising food prices take a bite out of Canadians’ budgets, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds four-in-five changing up their

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Inflation Anxiety: More Canadians say they’re worse off now financially than any time since 2010

Financial worry hammers low-income households as pandemic enters third year January 21, 2022 – A new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds some Canadians struggling more than ever to endure the financial stresses of the pandemic, while others,

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Five issues to watch in 2022

December 27, 2021 – It’s the holiday season and Canadians are being told to limit their social contacts as the COVID-19 virus sweeps across the country. Many wait for their turn to get an immunization that will help protect them

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Out of stock: Half of Christmas shoppers having difficulty finding items in store; many are starting early

Nearly half of lower income households say this year is more financially stressful than past years December 2, 2021 – It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but emotional and financial stress combined with supply chain

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CRB to the curb?: Majority want benefits to end before next year, including two-in-five who would cut them immediately

Nine-in-ten identify rising cost of living as a greater concern than job or income security October 20, 2021 – With five of the emergency benefits programs introduced by the federal government to support individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

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