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Religious Trends: Led by Quebec, number of Canadians holding favourable views of various religions increases

Judeo-Christian symbols viewed as acceptable in public life by most – majority reject Niqab, Burka April 4, 2017 – Canada is often held up as the paragon of a diverse society. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proclaimed that “diversity is

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Most Canadians view Muslim community as a partner, not a problem in the fight against radicalization

However, 73% also say Muslim community leaders aren’t speaking out enough against homegrown terrorism November 24, 2014 – The majority of Canadians see the Muslim community in this country as a partner in the fight against radicalization, but also say Muslim community leaders

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Canadians say our moral values are weakening four-to-one over those who say they’re getting stronger

Most Canadians see cheating on partners & cheating on taxes as morally unacceptable January 13, 2016 – Just one-in-ten Canadians see moral values strengthening in this country, while the vast majority agree that having an affair is “morally unacceptable.” Beyond

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What makes us Canadian? A study of values, beliefs, priorities and identity

A national polling partnership between the Angus Reid Institute and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation October 3, 2016 – Canadians are less inclined to encourage minorities to retain their culture, customs and language, and more inclined to choose economic growth over protecting the

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Most Canadians think schools should teach morals and values, but which ones?

By Ian Holliday January 21, 2016 – One of the most surprising findings from the Angus Reid Institute’s recent poll on morality was the widespread agreement with the statement “Public education should put more emphasis on teaching morals and values.” Fully

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Prayer: Alive and well in Canada

Just 15% say they never engage in prayer related activities May 8, 2016 – While public religious expression has arguably been relegated from public space in Canada, prayer, whether personal, with family, or at a house of worship, appears to remain a

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