Public Policy

News Media Gets Positive Grade [Pew Research Center]

News media organizations are under fire. Economic realities, social media impacts, and the politicization of news and facts, particularly in the U.S. has placed...

The Trump Effect: Canadian and World Perceptions of Our Southern Neighbour

It will come as no surprise that the Trump administration is not perceived as positively as the Obama one. The Gallup poll released recently...

Getting High — the Growing Support for Legalizing Marijuana

The Government of Canada is not out of touch with Canadians when it comes to legalizing marijuana. In fact, a majority of Canadians have...

19% of Canadians have been Prescribed an Opioid by a Doctor in the Past 5 Years

A recent Angus Reid Institute survey finds that 19% of Canadians have been prescribed opioids by a doctor in the past five years. Given...

Canadians don’t feel any less safe in public spaces compared with 2016 [Ipsos, Global News]

It would take too long to list the extensive number of attacks on innocent people at public places in 2017 -- Manchester, Barcelona, Las...

[Feature] Tax That! Many Canadians Would Support Small Business Tax Changes

The small business tax changes introduced by the Canadian Government were a communications and policy failure that required significant back-tracking by the government. In...

Free Trade Benefits |

In the abstract, Canadians value free trade. A recent global Ipsos poll shows that Canada is the 8th most supportive of free trade of...

Trudeau’s China Trade Mission | A Skeptical 2015 Public

Even back in 2015, Canadians largely understood that China had surpassed the United States as a leading economic power. It is no surprise then...

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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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