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Feeling Better Off than Parents? | January

Almost half of Canadians think they are better off than their parents were at their current age. One in four (26%) think...

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...

The Impact of Government on Your Life | November

A recent Environics Institute survey finds that only a minority of Canadians (33%) think that government has a positive impact on the...

Climate Change is all about Balance

The environment has taken front and centre in the federal election campaign. This reflects a broader focus globally. With the recent visit...

Canadians Feel a 2019 Recession is in the Air [Pollara]

After a three year positive trend in feelings about the economy, the Pollara Strategic Insights’ Economic Outlook Study finds that Canadians enter...

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...

Canadians Strongly Opposed to Allowing Statistics Canada to Access Personal Information

It probably came as a surprise to Canadians when they heard the Statistic Canada plan to access personal information from banks. The agency was...

Majority but Not Universal Support for Mandatory Vaccination for Childhood Diseases

A recent Research Co. survey shows that Canadians are not fully supportive of mandatory vaccination of children when it comes to childhood diseases like...

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We are well down the path towards machine’s replacing human work. The robots are coming. In fact,...

Culture Change: Public Reactions to 20 Years of Change

A lot of culture change has occurred in the past 20 years. Last year, the Pew Research...

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