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Canadians view marine shipping as increasingly important amid trade and pipeline debates

More than nine-in-ten say shipping is generally ‘safe’, but many have reservations about shipping oil December 6, 2018 – The vast majority of Canadians believe transporting goods by sea is safe, and most say marine shipping is growing in importance

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Dueling realities? Age, political ideology divide Canadians over cause & threat of climate change

Past Conservative voters significantly more likely to say climate change is a theory not yet proven November 30, 2018 – With Canada’s place recently reconfirmed among the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, the Trudeau government finds itself under increased pressure

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Carbon Pricing: Rebate announcement tips opinion in favour of federal plan, slim majority now support it

At least two-thirds in both Alberta and Saskatchewan continue to oppose federal carbon tax November 1, 2018 –  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s October 23 announcement – that revenues from his government’s soon-to-be-implemented carbon tax will be returned to households that

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Carbon conflict: two-thirds of Canadians say provinces should have the final say on pricing

Fewer than half support federal government plan, view driven heavily by politics July 26, 2018 –  In the emerging federal-provincial battle over carbon pricing – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, and Ontario Premier Doug Ford appear to be galvanizing public opinion

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Good Investment or Bad Precedent? Canadians pick sides on TransMountain pipeline purchase

Majority of those opposed to the decision say it sets a bad precedent for future resource projects June 18, 2018 – The TransMountain pipeline saga has had enough twists and turns to rival its potential path from Edmonton to the

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Pipeline Problems? Try Tanker Troubles: BC Kinder Morgan opponents want spill response assurances

Slim majority of Canadians, British Columbians now support pipeline project; opposition remains strong April 18, 2018 –  The reassertion of jurisdictional issues in the battle between B.C. and Alberta over the completion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline project is sharpening

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