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Notwithstanding Clause: Majority see increased use problematic, would pursue abolition

Majority in all provinces except Quebec would abolish the clause; three-in-five Quebecers would keep it Le rapport est également disponible en français. January 26, 2023 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier François Legault draw lines in the sand

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La disposition de dérogation : la majorité estime que son utilisation accrue est problématique et souhaiterait son abolition

À l’exception du Québec, une majorité de répondants, toutes provinces confondues, souhaiteraient abolir la disposition dérogatoire; trois Québécois sur cinq aimeraient cependant qu’elle soit conservée This report is also available in English. Le 26 janvier 2023 – Alors que les premiers

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Abortion and Politics: Majority support law to guarantee access; wouldn’t stop pro-life candidates from running

Those who would ban abortion entirely also less likely to support spending programs for single mothers November 28, 2022 – As a political and medical battle rages in the United States with the reversal of Roe v. Wade, Canada’s status

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Half of Canadians say health-care system would suffer with an infusion of private care; one-in-three say it would help

Three-in-five (61%) describe system as ‘poor’, including one-quarter who say it’s ‘in crisis’ September 12, 2022 – Staffing shortages and experiences of poor care across the country have public health officials and politicians searching for answers to Canada’s health care

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Access to Health Care: Free, but for all? Nearly nine million Canadians report chronic difficulty getting help

Canadians say they have less confidence and more difficulty accessing health care than Americans September 7, 2022 – A summer of health care related horror stories – from emergency room closures to doctor shortages to surgery delays – is shaking

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Doc Deficits: Half of Canadians either can’t find a doctor or can’t get a timely appointment with the one they have

Lack of primary care access compounds with difficulty securing diagnostic tests, specialist appointments September 8, 2022 – When Dr. David Eaton retires later this year, 1,400 of the approximately 2,800 people of Wheatley, Ont. will be losing their family doctor,

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