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While Canadians say ‘Big Tech’ should pay to share Canadian news, few see Online News Act as the solution

Concern over backlash and blocked access to Canadian content drives pushback against Bill C-18 July 10, 2023 – An escalating tug of war between the Liberal government and Big Tech – with Canadian news content in the middle – is

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Bracing for (more) pain: Three-in-five Canadians say latest increase to BoC rate will further hurt finances

Enthusiasm for rate hikes drops: 36 per cent would decrease rates, up 13 points from September July 20, 2023 – Millions of Canadians are fast getting up to speed on monetary policy this summer against the backdrop of yet another

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As newsrooms grapple with shifting media landscape, most Canadians oppose government intervention

Consolidation also opposed as daily print readership evaporates as news consumption moves online July 13, 2023 – The top story of Canadian news in recent years is one of decline – falling revenues, shrinking work forces of journalists, and fewer

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Air India Anniversary: 60% of 18- to 34-year-olds have ‘never heard of’ nation’s deadliest terror attack

Overall, nine-in-ten know little or nothing of Air India Flight 182 terrorist attack that killed 280 June 22, 2023 – On June 23, 1985, 329 people, 280 of them Canadian citizens, died when an explosion brought down Air India Flight

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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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