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Game Misconduct: Canadians may love their hockey, but they also see serious problems with its culture

Half of those who played say misogyny, racism, inclusion and bullying are problems May 5, 2021 – Outdoor shinny on a winter afternoon, early mornings with cold coffee at the community rink and pick-up games in the neighbourhood cul-de-sac. Few

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To Have & Have Not: Canadians take sides on housing market, divided in desire for home prices to rise, or tank

High housing prices spreading outside urban hot zones, hurting Canadians from coast to coast April 7, 2021 – Home sweet home. Home, where the heart is. Work from home. Homeschooling. If the places where Canadians rest their heads at night

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Advancing online government service: Canadians open to more & better access; concerned about cybersecurity

Just one-in-ten see Canada as a current leader in offering its citizens digital services March 4, 2021 – If ever there has existed an era of life online being accelerated and catalysed by unforeseen events it has been the last

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Canada’s other epidemic: As overdose deaths escalate, majority favour decriminalization of drugs

Public opinion reflects empirical data: half say opioid crisis worsening in their own communities February 24, 2021 – It is unlikely that Canadians were ever as galvanized by public health data as they have been over the last twelve months.

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Defend or Defund? One-in-four support cutting local police budgets; most back social welfare over hiring more cops

Two-in-five Toronto residents say their local police budget should be cut, highest number in the country October 26, 2020 – As RCMP are criticized in Nova Scotia for failing to protect Mi’kmaq fishermen in Nova Scotia in a violent dispute

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Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal: COVID-19 curtails donor giving; WE affair weakens trust in charities

Nearly two-in-five Canadian donors say they’re giving less since COVID-19 pandemic began September 17, 2020 – As it has done to nearly every facet of Canadian life, the coronavirus pandemic is also ravaging crucial health programs and social services provided

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