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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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Community Connections: For young adults, ‘belonging’ has little to do with neighbourhood

Many Canadians say their neighbourhoods are less friendly than in the past; COVID-19 a key driver March 30, 2022 – The myriad impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are only just beginning to be understood in Canadian society and will continue

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53% of Canadians would not send diplomats to 2022 Olympic Games; two-in-five would keep athletes home

Three-quarters (73%) of Canadians believe nothing Canada does can change China’s behaviour December 7, 2021 – Not since the 1980 Games in Moscow has Canada declined to send athletes – or officials – to the Olympics. But as the U.S.

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Omicron Unease: Worry over contracting COVID-19 rises on news of new variant; hopes for ‘normal’ holidays in question

Rebound in plans for festivities linked to spending time with only those who are vaccinated December 6, 2021 – Like the ghost of Christmas past, the stress of another holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting itself in many

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Out of stock: Half of Christmas shoppers having difficulty finding items in store; many are starting early

Nearly half of lower income households say this year is more financially stressful than past years December 2, 2021 – It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but emotional and financial stress combined with supply chain

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For many Canadians, interest in remaining a constitutional monarchy will die with Queen Elizabeth

Most say they’ll be saddened by death of Queen, but don’t wish to continue with monarchy under Charles November 30, 2021 – The tiny island nation of Barbados is making a big change by becoming a republic and cutting ties

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