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Economy, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Indigenous protests and blockades don’t appear to be going away

As Mohawks near Montreal reinforced their concrete barriers and members of another band in central Ontario set tires on fire to disrupt rail service, a new public opinion poll suggests that support for the First Nations protesters is slipping. The »

Economy, International, Society

Study suggests lots of Canadians living on the financial brink

A new survey suggests that a great number of Canadians are having serious problems meeting their end-of-the month bills. The Ipsos survey, commissioned by the accounting firm MNP Ltd., found that 29 per cent of respondents said they can’t cover »

Economy, Society

More and more Canadians are ill prepared for retirement

A new survey suggests that a whole of lot of Canadians are not getting the retirement they dreamed off–if they get one at all. Statistics Canada data shows that over the last 20 years, the average retirement age for workers »

International, Society

Remembrance Day ceremonies likely to see another increase this year

More and more Canadians are attending Remembrance Day ceremonies every year and it appears this coming Monday, Nov. 11, will be no different. A new survey suggests that more than 41 per cent of Canadians plan to attend ceremonies honouring »

Politics, Society

Canadians’ trust in science appears to be eroding: poll

As Greta Thunberg, who is coming to Montreal later this week, continues to call on political leaders to attend to the science as the world grapples with climate change, a new public opinion survey suggests that Canadians’ faith in science »

International, Politics

Fake news: It’s more common, and it fools others, but not me

A major international survey by the Ipsos polling agency found some interesting perceptions. The poll contacted some 19,000 people in 27 countries for their perceptions on truth in relation to the media and politicians. A lot of people (65%) believe »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

A World Divided, or so it seems according to an international poll

It seems a majority of people in countries around the world think their country and societies are more divided than ever. A new international survey for the BBC by the polling firm Ipsos-MORI asked people in 27 countries about opinions »

Economy, Health, Society

Canada: The middle class dream shrinking rapidly

After a long working life, most people hope to have an easy and enjoyable retirement.  That was one of the basic concepts of the “middle class dream”.  That may have been more possible in the past but a new survey »

Immigration & Refugees, International

World opinion on migrants: Unease mounts

Almost half (48%) of the thousands interviewed say there are too many immigrants in their country. An Ipsos survey of opinion in 25 countries around the world shows a high level of unease with migration, whether immigration, migrants or refugees. »

International, Society

Survey: The world is becoming more dangerous

Military battles in Ukraine, ongoing violence in the Middle East, terrorist attacks in Europe, drug wars in Mexico, Brazil and elsewhere, murders in the U.S., rebel groups fighting in several African countries, violent political protests in many places; with all »