Canadians have a more favourable view of their Supreme Court than Americans have of their own

Most find the current process for appointing justices unacceptable, however. August 17, 2015 – In the academic world, it’s known as the “courts/parliament trade-off:” people either believe one institution or the other should have the final say on contentious policy

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Zika Virus: Most Canadians would reconsider travel plans to avoid infection

High levels of concern for athletes and spectators traveling to 2016 Olympics in Rio  May 12, 2016 – As summer approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, the medical community is anxiously waiting to see whether warmer weather will bring with it

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Metro Vancouver transit referendum: Who voted yes, who voted no, and what will it mean for the region?

Despite their defeat, yes voters were more likely to say holding the transit plebiscite was a good idea. July 3, 2015 – Now what? After a fractious 10-week campaign, Elections BC released the results of the Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite Thursday,

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Open-door policy? Majority support government decision not to increase 2017 refugee targets

One-quarter say they would support a Trump-style ban on Syrian refugees coming to Canada Feb 20, 2017 – As the American travel ban on refugees, visitors and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries creates serious foreign policy differences between Canada and

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Canadians evenly divided on release of Omar Khadr

Lack of consensus also extends to whether Khadr has been “treated fairly”. May 25, 2015 – More than a dozen years after he allegedly killed an American soldier in Afghanistan, there is little consensus among Canadians in how they view

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ISIS Mission: Canadians tilt slightly towards extending involvement against Islamic State

People opposed to mission more likely to say it will be a deciding factor for them in fall election.  March 23, 2015 – As the federal government prepares to present a motion before the House of Commons next week proposing

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