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 with the state of Canadian democracy, according to new data from the non-profit Angus Reid…

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Diversity and Education: Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at their school

However, majority ambivalent towards classmates wearing different clothes, eating different foods October 19, 2021 – As Canada grows and changes, becoming more diverse every year, new generations of children are immersed in a reality that can look far different than that of their parents or grandparents. And while diversity in schools is largely an accepted…

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Anti-Asian Discrimination: Younger Canadians most likely to be hardest hit by experiences with racism, hate

Most say it will take generational change for anti-Asian prejudice to subside June 8, 2021 – As a nation eagerly looks to the weeks and months ahead to regain a closer semblance to their pre-pandemic lives, they are far more pessimistic about the timelines associated with eliminating one of the ugly by-products of COVID-19: an…

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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 to comment. But new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute already indicates support for…

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