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Pfizer, Moderna & Meh: Highly effective COVID-19 vaccines don’t impact Canadian desire for immunization

Canadians no more, no less willing to be vaccinated against novel coronavirus than two months ago November 20, 2020 – Markets soared and optimism surged when Pfizer announced its COVID-19 vaccine trials have yielded 90 per cent effectiveness at preventing

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Better with Biden? President-elect restores hope among Canadians for an improved relationship with U.S.

Nearly one-in-five Canadians say a second Trump term would have been better November 18, 2020 – In 2016, Canadians fretted about the implications of a Trump presidency on U.S.-Canada relations. Four years later, the prospect of Joe Biden in the

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The US Election and Reliable Polling

By Angus Reid, Chairman In the wake of the 2020 US election, and the inability of some pollsters to correctly forecast races in key states, some observers are yet again predicting the end of the polling industry. Defeated president Donald

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Most say Trudeau government handling COVID-19 crisis well, but Liberals, CPC remain in virtual tie on vote intent

Canadians equally divided over whether they approve or disapprove of prime minister November 10, 2020 – Promising news about a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer, of which Canada has already purchased 20 million doses, has been met with ebullience on

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Access for all: Near universal support for a pharmacare plan covering Canadians’ prescription drug costs

One-in-four Canadian households struggle to fill needed prescriptions October 29, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has put Canada’s health care system under a microscope – revealing millions of people in this country are struggling to access the prescription medicines they

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Defend or Defund? One-in-four support cutting local police budgets; most back social welfare over hiring more cops

Two-in-five Toronto residents say their local police budget should be cut, highest number in the country October 26, 2020 – As RCMP are criticized in Nova Scotia for failing to protect Mi’kmaq fishermen in Nova Scotia in a violent dispute

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