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Life after Isolation: How the Pandemic Might Change Everything or Nothing about the Post-COVID-19 Workplace

Predicting the future is always a task for the brave or the foolish. When history offers clear lessons, our predictions can seem...

Holiday Season | December

Each year it seems that the very question of the meaning of the holidays gets asked more often. Christmas, as some people...

Gig Economy: New Economy or More of the Same?

The 'gig' economy is not new. Informal work arrangements have always been part of the economy. What is new, is the sense...

Christmas is Too Commercial

It is that time of year. With pre-Christmas sales already well underway, a number of polls reflect on the dual nature of...

Little Support for Banning “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

When you pull a holiday classic from the radio, like "Baby It's Cold Outside," you are going to generate controversy. The decision...

Physical and Mental Health Assessments of Canadians [Ipsos/Global News Poll]

A recent Global News Poll conducted by Ipsos is a compelling look at how we think about our health. Most notably, there is a...

Home is Where the Heart is… Housing Desires and Worries

There is some evidence that the housing market in many urban markets have cooled. This cooling offers some hope for those who still want...

Canadians Planning to Spend Less on Home Renos [CIBC]

Renovations | Declining Spend Planned Renovation spending is an interesting bellwether for the housing market and the economy. Investing in one's home is discretionary to...

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Support Strong for Federal Pandemic Spending

Even after being reminded that the government has already spent $350 billion on the pandemic, support remains...

Social Progress versus Economic Growth in a Post-Pandemic World

Canadians are divided about what should be the post-pandemic focus. Half want to prioritize social progress (improved...

Canadians Approve Active Organ Donor Registration

Every year there is a shortage of organ donors in Canada. Canada requires people to choose to...

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