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Analysis: If Liberals have any hope of winning carbon tax battle, they have to help Canadians understand what it actually costs

By Dave Korzinski, Research Director One thing is certain about the carbon tax discourse in this country, the “pro” side is losing the battle. Recent data from the Angus Reid Institute finds overall support for the carbon tax down 11

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Analysis: As a potential prime minister, Pierre Poilievre needs to choose his words much more carefully

By Shachi Kurl, President In politics, it is never too early or too late for a winning team to blow its lead. Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre appears to have decided that now is the time to risk squandering his political

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Can Trudeau and the Liberals get their mojo back?

By Shachi Kurl, President In eight years on the job, Justin Trudeau has confronted a lot of crises he didn’t create. It’s not an overstatement to say he’s been a prime minister more assailed and beleaguered by external and unforeseen

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Canadians hold more nuanced views than we give them credit for

By Shachi Kurl, President, and Dave Korzinski, Research Director Have we lost the ability to talk to each other about complicated, complex issues in this country? Do many of you feel like it’s better to stay quiet rather than voice

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How should we understand Canada’s version of the ‘culture wars’?

By Shachi Kurl, President Oh, we were so smug then, in simpler times, when we flicked through the American cable news networks to gawk at people screaming at each other about social values. But like it or not, the so-called

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Labour Day — Does ‘Solidarity Forever’ mean solidarity for everyone?

By Shachi Kurl, President The Labour Day long weekend is when many reflect on the role Canadian unions have played in our nation’s history. “Solidarity forever” may be the tune people hum in the coming days. But is it solidarity

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