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Premiers’ Performance: Notley’s job approval tumbles as Alberta’s economy deteriorates

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dwight Ball enjoys post-election honeymoon  February 17, 2016 – A collapsing resource sector, mounting job losses and a projected shrinking economy are not only causing serious problems for real people in once-booming Alberta, they’re also taking a

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ANALYSIS: How do Canadians want infrastructure dollars spent? It depends on where they live

By Ian Holliday January 5, 2016 – In our recent poll regarding the federal government’s proposal to run budget deficits in order to invest more money in infrastructure, the Angus Reid Institute asked Canadians how they would spend the money

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Obesity crisis? Despite misgivings, Canadians support government intervention on junk food

Most see obesity as a “personal” issue, but back Senate’s front-of-package labeling recommendations April 26, 2016 – In the eyes of many, Canada is a country in the midst of an “obesity crisis.” That’s the phrase used in a recent

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Premiers’ Performance: Federal Liberal ‘red tide’ lifts Atlantic Premiers’ approval ratings

Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall the only Canadian premier with majority approval rating December 9, 2015 – The red tide that propelled the Trudeau Liberals to a majority government in October also appears to be lifting the fortunes of some premiers, particularly

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Trudeau’s first month: PM enjoys strong approval ratings, but Canadians are divided on his deficit policy

Trudeau’s approval rating in his first month as PM is the inverse of Stephen Harper’s in his last December 1, 2015 – The red tide that lifted Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party (LPC) to power in October is showing

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Climate Change: Canadians optimistic about first ministers’ meeting, pessimistic about Paris talks

Two-thirds of Canadians back emissions reduction commitment as COP21 meeting looms November 23, 2015 – With climate change talks on the agenda at the first meeting since 2009 between the Prime Minister, premiers and territorial leaders, Canadians are mildly optimistic

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