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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 Center asked Canadians to reflect...

Arming Saudi Arabia: The Collision of Values and Business

A look back at four polls which have addressed the export of arms to Saudi Arabia with a focus on the inherent challenge of reconciling the public's desire for an ethical policy with the realities of arms exports.

Sick Notes | A Classic Public Trust Issue

Sick notes are a poor solution for employers and bad for government. For minor illnesses, they use up physician time when the solution is...

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...

When the Governor General is the News

Governor General's are generally not very newsworthy and tend to be front and centre for charity work and official functions. It is, therefore, noteworthy...

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...

Politicians versus Courts [Ipsos/ Global News]

Doug Ford threatened to overrule a court decision with the notwithstanding clause recently. The court decision invalidated a law that was to reduce the...

Handgun Ban is Supported by Majority of Canadians [Nanos/ CTV]

Almost half of Canadians fully support (48%) a total ban on handgun ownership by anyone other than police/ security professionals according to a recent...

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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...
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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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The Robots are Coming, the Robots are Coming

We are well down the path towards...

Culture Change: Public Reactions to 20 Years of Change

A lot of culture change has occurred...