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Mandatory treatment? Decriminalization? As opioid epidemic rages, Canadians seek extreme measures to save lives

Percentage saying opioid issue is serious or a crisis in their community has risen over past year February 15, 2019 – With the number of opioid related deaths in this country expected to surpass 4,000 in 2018, Canadians continue to

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China-Canada relations: in fraught times, there is little consensus on how best to resolve tensions

Most say human rights should trump trade in guiding Canada’s approach to relations with China February 1, 2019 – Amid deteriorating diplomatic relations between Beijing and Ottawa triggered by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, public opinion reflects acute

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Cabinet construct: Canadians lean towards gender parity among ministers as a goal, not the standard

Regional balance viewed as more important than gender balance, diversity January 18, 2018 – The latest round of cabinet shuffling this week offered a window into the Liberal government’s strategy when it comes to creating what it believes is the

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Should Canadians have the right to be forgotten? Most would follow Europe on Internet search law

By two-to-one ratio, Canadians support right to petition search engines to remove negative information January 7, 2019 – In the European Union, citizens have the right to request that search engines remove information about them that is outdated, inaccurate, or

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Federal Cabinet Ratings: A happy new year for Freeland; Hussen, Sohi face cold winter

Files Trudeau government has found itself vulnerable on take toll on ministers responsible for them December 14, 2018 –  While members of the federal cabinet prepare to escape the political and literal biting cold of Ottawa during the winter break,

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Premiers’ Performance: A Holly Jolly Christmas for Legault and Moe

Horgan, Ford, earn the approval of pluralities in their respective provinces December 20, 2018 – Quebec and Saskatchewan Premiers Francois Legault and Scott Moe have each received an early Christmas present in the form of majority job approval ratings from

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