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Raise, pause, abolish? Centre-left voters rally around carbon tax, but majority would still reduce or eliminate it

Amid rebate debate awareness of carbon tax reimbursement rises nine points March 25, 2024 – With help from the Bloc Québécois and the NDP, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals survived a non-confidence motion last week that Conservative MPs hoped would force an

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No Appeal: Most say government should accept Federal Court ruling on plastics as reusable bags preferred

Majority who feel the government should abandon legal fight also prefer cloth bags at grocery store November 29, 2023 – The federal government has announced its plans to appeal a Federal Court decision rejecting its single-use plastics ban, citing that

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Carbon Tax: Perceptions of insufficient rebates, cost of living concern & questions over efficacy send support plummeting

Two-in-five would abolish the tax, while others would temporarily reduce it, maintain, or increase it November 16, 2023 – The Trudeau government, once lauded for its savvy communications style is facing resistance to one of its signature policies, in large

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Canada and the Culture Wars: Most agree on causes of climate change, find consensus on how capitalism affects inequality

Men twice as likely as women to say anyone can get ahead in a capitalist society October 11, 2023 – In a nation filled with divided discourse, Canadians agree on two significant pieces of the public puzzle. The latest data

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One-quarter of young adults affected by smoke and fumes from recent wildfires say they’d think of moving

Majority say climate change is ‘crisis’ that needs immediate action; 10 per cent say it’s hopeless August 22, 2023 – As fires threaten Kelowna and Yellowknife, the latter forcing the evacuation of 20,000, Canadians continue to experience a summer of

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In post-COVID world Canadians look for shipping industry to rebuild economy but balance environmental protection

Favourability of marine shipping in Canada remains high, four-in-five view industry positively November 30, 2020 – The invisible strings that tie the globe together have been more evident this year as the COVID-19 pandemic has strained trading networks and challenged

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