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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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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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Winter of Discontent: As Justin Trudeau’s approval deteriorates, can his rivals make gains?

For the first time since October 2015, someone other than Trudeau is seen as best PM December 19, 2018 – At the end of what has been a challenging and at times chaotic year across the federal political landscape, Canadian

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Liberal love-in? Trudeau’s approval among his base tops what CPC, NDP bases feel for Scheer, Singh

Opposition leaders must overcome significant unknown factor among their own supporters October 16, 2018 – As stopwatches are set in the count down to an expected federal election 12 months from now, the latest public opinion survey from the Angus

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Cannabis Countdown: Anxiety lingers over impact on impaired driving, organized crime and use among minors

Half say their province isn’t ready as October 17th deadline for legalization approaches September 25, 2018 –  With less than a month until the legalization of recreational marijuana, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians are three

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