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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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Syrian Refugee Resettlement: tight timelines are key driver of opposition to Ottawa’s New Year plan

Canadians polarized on issue in general, with just over half rejecting plan to accept 25,000 refugees by Jan. 1 2016 November 18, 2015 – In the ongoing debate among Canadians regarding the Trudeau government’s plan to re-settle 25,000 Syrian refugees

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Canadians excited about Trudeau win, less so about key campaign promises on refugees, TFSAs, pot

Opinions over what Trudeau should tackle first depend on where Canadians live, how they voted November 2, 2015 – As Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau puts the final touches on a soon-to-be-revealed cabinet, Canadians are expressing confidence in his ability to lead

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