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Two Canadas? Regional divisions over direction of the country, hope for future, define start to the year

Quebecers happy and hopeful while Albertans largely anxious and pessimistic January 15, 2020 – The prospect of a new year is bringing new concerns and anxieties for some Canadians, and a bullish outlook for others. How they feel has largely

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Social Values in Canada: Consensus on assisted dying & LGBTQ2 rights, division over abortion rights, diversity

Political divide, common for most issues, largely absent from assisted-dying discussion January 24, 2020 – With the federal government set to end its consultation process on possible changes to assisted dying legislation Monday, Canadians have only a short window left

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Digital Dopamine: Half of Canadian parents concerned their child spends too much time on their devices

Parents say more screen time for their kids associated with diminished academic performance September 3, 2019 – Whether children are reluctantly peeling themselves away from a summer of screen time, gaming and online socializing, or doubling down on the hours

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In Canada, Christmas traditions change as fewer people see religion as the reason for the season

But four-in-five still prefer ‘Christmas’ over ‘Holiday Season’ December 19, 2019 – It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For most Canadians, Christmas is a time for festivities and fun, where they’ll get together with their families for dinner

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A Portrait of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Canada today

Intersections between objective isolation and subjective loneliness divide the population into five groups June 17, 2019 – Interpersonal connection is at the heart of all human society. As a species, we thrive on relationships and social interaction, to the point

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Indigenous land acknowledgments: opinions toward a practice unknown to many depends on context, place

Canadians divided on whether or not acknowledgements aid reconciliation with Indigenous peoples September 10 , 2019 – Do Canadians feel Indigenous land acknowledgements are a valuable instrument towards reconciliation in this country? Opinion largely depends on who is doing the

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