Economy and the Budget: Nearly half of Canadians want Ottawa to stand pat on $10 billion deficit plan

Three-quarters of Canadians say they’re worried about the economy; three-in-five think it will get worse February 3, 2016 – With low oil prices wreaking havoc on the nation’s resource sector, the stock market in turmoil, and the Canadian dollar sinking

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Most Canadians are pretty happy with their lives, but the ones who aren’t, are downright miserable

One-in-six Canadians are among “The Unhappy,” who tend to be dissatisfied with most aspects of life February 1, 2016 – Two-in-three Canadians say they’re “pretty happy”with their lives today, and an even greater proportion say they’re “satisfied” with their overall quality of life.

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Sinking dollar has Canadians vowing to eliminate or cut way back on cross-border shopping, U.S. travel

Majority express pessimism, anxiety about low dollar’s impact on the economy  January 29, 2016 – More than two-in-five Canadians say the declining value of the loonie against the U.S. dollar has them cutting south-of-the-border travel out of their plans entirely,

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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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Most urban Canadians want Trump’s name gone from towers in Toronto, Vancouver

One-third of Canadians overall agree with GOP presidential candidate’s call to ban Muslim immigration  December 18, 2015 – Donald Trump may be leading the pack among U.S. Republican presidential candidates – but his policies and statements are having a chilling

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Obesity crisis? Despite misgivings, Canadians support government intervention on junk food

Most see obesity as a “personal” issue, but back Senate’s front-of-package labeling recommendations April 26, 2016 – In the eyes of many, Canada is a country in the midst of an “obesity crisis.” That’s the phrase used in a recent

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