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Over half of Canadians letting up on COVID safety measures: poll

Despite recent stepped-up warnings from the prime minister and the country’s chief medical officer about not letting up in the fight to contain COVID-19, a new public opinion poll suggests that almost a quarter of Canadians believe warnings from public »

Indigenous, Politics

New poll suggests half of Canadians against removing statues of former leaders

How do Canadians feel about removing statues of politicians–some of them iconic–who espoused racist views or who supported racist policies? A new survey by Leger and the Association For Canadian Studies has provided some perspective and some answers. It found »

Politics, Society

O’Toole says Tories will be ready if Trudeau forces a fall vote

New Conservative leader Erin O’Toole met the press for the first time today as leader of the Official Opposition, telling reporters he wants to co-operate with the Liberals to ensure effective leadership during the pandemic, but he also wants Prime Minister »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

As return to school looms, parents ponder their choices

As Canada continues to look for ways to return to something at least resembling normal, a new public opinion poll suggests that just under a quarter of Canadians are unsure if they will send their children back to school when–and »

Health, Society

Canadians in no rush to ease social distancing rules: poll

At the best of times, Canadians tend to try to keep their distance from one another (except, of course, when hockey is involved), so a poll released Tuesday–at the worst of times–could well be taken as a case of business »

Health, International, Politics, Society

Majority of Canadians and Americans still trust UN health body: poll

Despite questions about the World Health Organization’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly two-thirds of Canadians and over half of Americans still trust the UN health body, according to a new survey. The survey conducted by the Association for Canadian »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Survey suggests gaps between Canadians and Americans are widening

A new public opinion poll suggests that the trust Canadians hold for Americans is fast diminishing. The online survey found that just 33 per cent of respondents in Canada expressed trust in Americans. That compares with 58 per cent in »


Poll suggests many Canadians would stay away if genocide taking place

As global leaders prepare to gather next week to mark the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz, the infamous Second World War death camp, a new public opinion survey suggests that nearly three in 10 Canadians (29 per cent) »