As COVID-19 rewrites playbook on social safety net, majorities support idea of basic income of up to 30K

But who will pay? Two-thirds reject increase in their own taxes, most feel wealthy should be responsible June 18, 2020 – As the federal government extends the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, a program that has sustained more than seven million

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So long, office space? Two-thirds of Canadians who work from home expect it to continue after pandemic

Half feel the worst of COVID-19’s economic impacts are over, while half feel the worst is yet to come June 11, 2020 – The COVID-19 outbreak has changed a lot of things about life in Canada. One of the more

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Provincial Spotlight: COVID-19 creates comfort zone for incumbent governments coast to coast

At least seven-in-ten in every region say their province has done a good job in COVID-19 response June 8, 2020 – While provincial governments cannot yet claim full victory in the long and ongoing fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, their

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Despite COVID-19 shutdown, Canadians personal financial optimism for the coming year improves

Half confident in Trudeau to prevent worsening health crisis, fewer confident in economic stewardship June 4, 2020 – The COVID-19 shutdown’s impact on Canada’s economy has been well chronicled: shrunk growth, lost jobs, stock market havoc, and unprecedented government spending

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Federal Politics: Liberal Party holds six-point lead over CPC in vote intention

Support for Liberals grows as assessment of how government has handled COVID-19 remains high June 1, 2020 – As Canadian communities begin to resume many day-to-day activities suspended by the COVID-19 outbreak, a new study from the non-profit Angus Reid

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Premiers’ Performance: COVID-19 responses prompt massive increases in approval for most, but not all

Only Alberta’s Kenney and Manitoba’s Pallister have sub-majority approval this quarter May 28, 2020 – Provincial leaders across the country have had one priority over the past three months: dealing with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus far, the

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