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Andrew Scheer's climate plan speaks to a smaller audience: Conservatives

June 20, 2019 /CBC News/ - When Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer laid out his party's environmental plan on Wednesday, he was speaking mainly to Conservative voters — an audience quite different from the one Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses when he talks about his government's plan to fight climate change. ...

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Trudeau’s Trans Mountain approval draws cautious praise and outright jeers

June 19, 2019 /Macleans/ - Approval 2.0: A day after Liberal MPs unanimously voted in the House of Commons to declare a “national climate emergency“—though without their leader who was away in Toronto for the Raptors victory parade—the Trudeau government. ...

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Canadians are worried about climate change, but many don't want to pay taxes to fight it: Poll

June 18, 2019 /CBC News/ - Canadians are deeply concerned about climate change and are willing to make adjustments in their lives to fight it — but for many people, paying as much as even a monthly Netflix subscription in extra taxes is not one of them, a new poll suggests. ...

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Eat Together Day aims to connect Canadians through sharing a meal

BRAMPTON, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Despite being digitally more connected than ever, Canada remains a nation of isolation and loneliness. Part of the problem is that the majority of Canadians ...

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TOWHEY: New poll leaves Ford with question

June 13, 2019 /Toronto Sun/ - Honeymoon? What honeymoon? One year after his election, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s approval has dropped steadily by 11 percentage points ...

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Ford's approval rating among the lowest of Canadian premiers

June 13, 2019 /680News/ - Amidst reports of a possible cabinet shuffle, another new survey shows Doug Ford’s approval rating is among the lowest of premiers across the country ...

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Federal Conservatives’ worries about Doug Ford’s unpopularity intensify

June 8, 2019 /The Hamilton Spectator/ - Conservative insider says that Ford and his policies are the No. 1 issue at the door for candidates campaigning for Andrew Scheer’s party ...

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CannTrust Launches We Care National Social Responsibility Platform To Spark Social Change In Key Focus Areas

VAUGHAN, ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, CannTrust Holdings Inc. ("CannTrust" or the "Company",TSX: TRST, NYSE: CTST) announced the national launch of its social responsibility platform: We Care. The platform focuses the Company's efforts in four key areas ...

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Canadian homeowners continue to cut back on home renovation spending in 2019: CIBC Poll

TORONTO , June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC poll (CM:TSX) (CM:NYSE) – While nearly half (49 per cent) of Canadians plan to renovate their home this year, spending on renovations continued to decline in 2019, falling to about $10,000 -- its lowest in six years ...

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Stop the Eyescuses and Book an Eye Exam

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a recent poll of Ontario Millennials and Gen Xers, those surveyed are making "Eyescuses" about why they don't get their eyes checked on a regular basis ...

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Canadians Rank CTV's THE BIG BANG THEORY as Their Favourite Comedy of All Time

TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - It may have started with a big bang, but Canada's most-watched series is bound to go out with one as well. As the series finale of CTV's THE BIG BANG THEORY approaches ...

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In a recent survey, Halo Top found that nearly 70 per cent of Canadians agree the worst part of the long weekend is traffic

TORONTO, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - In fact, 62 per cent find the traffic so unbearable that they wonder if it's worth getting out of town, and 46 per cent even say it is worse than ...

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Liberals’ base could be smaller than Conservatives’, poll suggests

April 12, 2019 /The Hill Times/ - The Liberals’ ‘ceiling’ of possible support shrank to 38 per cent during a three-day period earlier this month, below the vote share the party won in the last election ...

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Survey reveals 44 per cent of Canadians have not filed their taxes

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The deadline for Canadians to file their personal income tax return is just around the corner, but many Canadians may find themselves ...

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Retail: The Key to Building Cannabis Brands

April 10, 2019 /Level5 Strategy/ - The legal recreational cannabis industry in Canada and the world is in its infancy. However, unlike many industries before it, this one will ...

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Many Canadians see tax refund as ‘windfall’ but money was theirs all along: CIBC poll

April 4, 2019 /Global News/ - A majority of Canadians see their tax refund as a “windfall of unexpected money,” according to a CIBC poll ...

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Canadians love their tax refunds, but it's blinding them to better tax planning: CIBC poll

April 4, 2019 /Financial Post/ - A new survey by CIBC found that 63 per cent of participants didn't know tax refunds were their own money, rather than a 'windfall of unexpected money' ...

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Pallister in bottom half of Canada's most popular premiers, according to poll

March 25, 2019 /Winnipeg Sun/ - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister’s approval rating stands at just less than 50%, but that’s up a significant amount ...

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Scott Moe tops premier popularity contest in new poll

March 25, 2019 /CBC News/ - Saskatchewan premier received 59 per cent approval rating, the highest in Canada ...

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Young people consider artificial intelligence a threat to future employment: Centennial College/CivicAction survey

TORONTO, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Add artificial intelligence to the growing list of millennial challenges, along with rising rents and a changing climate. The majority (85 per cent) of young people aged 18 to 34 believe ...

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93 per cent of Canadians are taking steps to protect against fraud and identity theft

TORONTO, March 4, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a recent study by Capital One Canada, the vast majority of Canadians have become more proactive in mitigating fraud and identity theft over the past year, demonstrating a significant ...

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7 in 10 women make significant financial sacrifices for the sake of others, new CIBC study finds

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - As many as seven in 10 (69 per cent) Canadian women make significant financial sacrifices including putting their careers on hold to care for loved ones, which can ...

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Justin Trudeau’s credibility gap on SNC-Lavalin

Feb. 15, 2019 /Macleans/ - A new poll shows that among Canadians who are following the controversy, nearly three quarters think Wilson-Raybould has the most credibility ...

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Is February the new January? Resolutions set later in the year believed to have better results, ParticipACTION survey finds

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Have you given up on your New Year's resolutions yet? If so, you're not alone. According to a recent ParticipACTION survey, 57 per cent of Canadians said ...

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Car Courtship? New Study Finds Canadians Link Relationship Potential to the Type of Car You Drive

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - A new study from autoTRADER.ca has discovered that when it comes to dating, the type of vehicle you drive, and how long you've owned it, can actually impact ...

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