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Politics

Liberals may not benefit as much from young voters in next election: poll

Young people voted in record numbers in Canada’s 2015 federal election helping the Liberal Party win over the incumbent Conservative Party. But the Liberals may not get the same level of support from young people in the coming October 2019» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Canadians: attitudes hardening against immigrants, refugees

The latest online survey of Canadian attitudes towards immigration seems to indicate a shift towards a less welcoming position. A poll commissioned by Canada’s publicly-owned broadcaster, CBC, showed that a clear majority (64%) said illegal immigration is becoming a serious» 

Society

Romance at work mostly remains hidden: online survey

An online survey suggests that one in three respondents have been involved in a workplace relationship, 45 per cent of them kept it a secret from someone and 27 per cent hid it from everyone at work.   A majority of» 

Health

Almost one-quarter of new moms reported mental health problems

Government statistics suggest that 23 per cent of new mothers in Canada experienced postpartum depression or an anxiety disorder in the five to 13 months after giving birth. The survey of over 7,000 women was conducted between November 29, 2018» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canadians trust online news, but few are willing to pay: report

An international survey of 38 countries shows Canadians generally have a positive view of journalism and relatively high trust in the news media. The survey shows that 52 per cent trust “most news, most of the time” and that 60» 

Society

Canadians unprepared to support aging parents: online survey

A large proportion of Canada’s population is getting old and an online survey suggests their children are not clear on the tools available to them to alleviate the financial burden of caring for them. Of those living with a parent,» 

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» 

Immigration & Refugees, International

Most Canadians hold positive views about immigrants: survey

Canadians have the highest proportion of people favourable to immigrants when compared with the world’s top migrant destinations, reports the Washington-based Pew Research Centre. The report says 68 per cent of Canadian believe immigrants make their country stronger while 27» 

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» 

Society

Female teens feel less equal as they grow up: survey

Six out of 10 Canadian girls between the ages of 14 and 17 feel they have the same opportunity as men to lead, according to a recent survey. But by the time they are 18 to 24 years old, only»