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Politics and disengagement: Two-in-five say there’s “no room” for compromise in Canada; most say their interests are ignored

Fewer than half say Canada has a “good system of government” February 4, 2022 – Scenes of anger, defiance and resentment on the streets of Ottawa this week appear to be symptomatic of a broader sense of disengagement and frustration

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Angst of the Americas: Four-in-five Canadians worry about the domestic impacts of continued U.S. political turmoil

Seven-in-ten Canadians believe U.S. democracy can’t survive another four years of Trump February 9, 2022 – As Canadians come to terms with deepening political conflict and division domestically, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds many also looking

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Minority Management: Half of Canadians expect another federal election within two years

Liberals hold five-point edge in vote intention; two-in-five approve of Trudeau January 27, 2022 – Months after a fall election that returned a second minority mandate in a row, most Canadians believe they’ll be returning to the polls sooner rather

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Spotlight on Provincial Politics: NDP edge PCPO in vote among Ontario voters, CAQ leads comfortably in Quebec

One-quarter of past Liberal voters in Ontario would currently vote for NDP January 20, 2022 – As the pandemic precludes shaking hands and kissing babies in an election year, Premier Doug Ford turned to digging out vehicles and giving constituents

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Premiers’ Performance: Ford continues to fall in approval, Houston rides high on strength of COVID-19 handling

Manitoba’s Stefanson garners lowest approval in early months of her tenure January 17, 2022 – New data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds Ontario Premier Doug Ford down six more points in approval amid frustration in Ontario over his

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Three-in-five Canadians want less trade with China, but many express concern about the economic costs of taking a stand

Three-quarters Canadians believe there’s nothing Canada can do to change China’s behaviour January 10, 2022 – As the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing intensifies the international spotlight on China, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds many worrying

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