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Judging the Budget: Just over half say it’s “more good than bad”; near-even split over size of deficit spend

Liberals hold slight vote intent advantage amid lack of enthusiasm and declining approval for Trudeau April 28, 2021 – This week’s vote in the House of Commons passing the new federal budget means Canadians will not be going to the

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COVID-19: Third wave drives surge of criticism for Kenney, Ford, and other premiers

One-in-five 18-to-34-year old’s ‘very concerned’ about illness, highest level since pandemic began April 9, 2021 – Early hope for a spring season that would have marked the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic has in many parts of

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Time for a change in Canadian politics? Half say yes, but most don’t want an election before September

Despite calls for change, Liberals still hold four-point advantage over opposition Conservatives March 17, 2021 – At a time when a 2021 election seems likely, and as CPC leader Erin O’Toole continues his so far unsuccessful attempt to break through

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Budget 2021: Economic anxiety haunts two-in-five Canadians; political divides over government priorities

Half say they are worried that someone in their household may lose their job March 25, 2021 – On April 19, Canadians will learn the contents of the first federal budget they have seen in more than two years. On

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Premiers’ Performance: Horgan highest, Ford’s fall continues, Rankin enters the ranks largely unknown

Alberta’s Kenney and Manitoba’s Pallister remain among least approved of provincial leaders March 10, 2021 – As the hot, bright and unyielding spotlight of scrutiny shifts from Ottawa to provincial capitals in the next phase of vaccine distribution, premiers will

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Alberta Politics: NDP holds slight lead in vote intention over UCP

Most would-be NDP voters support some form of provincial sales tax March 12, 2021 – The urgency to revive Alberta’s ailing economy has once again raised debate over whether the province should continue to hold onto its “Alberta Advantage” as

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