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Economy, Health, Politics, Society

COVID-19: At home, bored, stressed, some Canadians drinking more

As emergency health requirements mean many businesses are closed, and people asked to stay home a new survey finds alcohol consumption has increased. A poll commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)  shows that Canadians are »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

The ‘royals’ in Canada: Welcome but pay your own way

A recent poll showed that a majority of Canadians would not be averse to seeking Prince Harry become the next Governor-General of Canada. While that is rather unlikely- rules say the G-G must be a Canadian citizen- if taken at »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

Prince Harry coming to Canada. What if he became Canada’s Governor-General?

Word is just coming that Prince Harry and his family will be splitting time between Canada and England as they seek to step back from royal duties. Although exactly where in Canada is not known a poll recently found that »

Health, Society

People unfamiliar, uncomfortable with schizophrenia: poll

A new public opinion poll suggests that people living in the province of Ontario don’t understand schizophrenia and the people who live with this serious mental disorder. The poll by Ipsos found that 57 per cent of respondents mistakenly believe »

Economy, Politics, Society

Canadians biggest concerns: personal finances, cost of living

A new online poll of some 4,500 Canadians lists financial issues as their main concern as we head towards an October general election. The wide-ranging poll commissioned by Canada’s public broadcaster CBC shows a disconnect between what financial statistics show, »

Economy, Health

Eating healthy food: becoming too costly?

Canadians find it more difficult to choose healthy food options A recent survey has revealed that fully half of all Canadians say it’s becoming more difficult to buy healthy foods. About 40 per cent say that following the recent edition »


Trudeau’s popularity sinks amid fallout from SNC-Lavalin scandal: poll

The scandal over the federal government’s handling of a corruption case facing Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin has tarnished Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brand eroded the foundation of his Liberal Party’s electoral support among key groups, finds a new »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

International survey on nationality: Who is “accepted”

Who is a “real” …. (insert your country here) Does someone “belong” to your country, or not?  It seems there are about six categories of opinion according to the international polling agency Ipsos. A second survey just released by the »

International, Politics

Most Canadians dissatisfied with Trudeau’s handling of row with China: poll

Slightly more than half of Canadians (52 per cent) say they are dissatisfied with the way Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have handled the diplomatic crisis with China that followed the arrest in Canada of Huawei executive »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Climate change survey: Believers tend to be politically left, younger

A new survey by the Angus Reid Institute found some interesting statistics regarding who in Canada believes in climate change and what they believe. Canada has three main political parties, the Liberals (centre-left), the New Democratic Party (slightly more left), »