One issue on which Canadians aren't polarized — the U.S.
Before we conclude that our politics is more polarized than ever, let’s remember it is possible to overcome even long-standing divisions and find common ground
The CPC needs to get back to bilingualism
To make real gains in French-speaking areas of the country, it is the party’s personality that will count
The differences between Canada and the U.S. remain significant
A new survey from the Environics Institute confirms Canadian Conservatives have bigger differences with U.S. Republicans than Canadian Liberals
Surveys show Canadian are less polarized and angry than Americans
The gap today between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. is about twice as wide as that in Canada between Conservatives and Liberals
Forget Ottawa — Albertans growing alienated from their own leaders, too
Right across the Prairies, residents less likely to feel provincial governments can best speak for them
Are Canadians finally at peace with their Constitution?
A reflection on the eve of the 40th anniversary of patriation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Québécois et Canadiens ont-ils fait la paix avec la Constitution?
La distance géographique ne rend pas les Canadiens sourds aux enjeux qui touchent leurs concitoyens ailleurs au pays
Who voted for the People’s Party of Canada?
Voters concerned about the push to be vaccinated and what they perceived as a loss of freedom during the pandemic were much more likely to vote PPC
Having an election that changes nothing is not such a bad outcome after all
The election may have been unnecessary. It may have been tedious and uninspired. It may have changed little as far as the composition of the House of Commons is concerned. But it did not leave us more polarized or divided than ever before.
Canadians are still committed to decentralized federalism
Despite the scale of the emergency, there has been more continuity than change in Canadian attitudes about the federation
Don’t let angry protestors fool you — Canadians still trust in our democracy
Angry antimask or antivaccination protestors fuelled by misinformation are currently a security and public health risk, but they are not the tip of a larger iceberg that reflects broader public opinion.
Can Canada engage in a significant constitutional change that leaves us more united?
We need to go beyond the observation that the monarchy seems outdated, and prepare ourselves for the hard work of finding something that works better for us.
Canada is not the regionally divided country it's made out to be
Put 100 Albertans in a room with 100 Quebecers and you'd be shocked how many can find someone from the other province who agrees with them on big issues
Satisfaction with Canada’s democracy declines significantly in Alberta
The answer to the question of whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in their democratic institutions depends in part on which region one is referring to.
Canadians: richer than they think
Americans could look to Canada for ideas about how to run an economy, and not just a public-health-care system
Voters need to be suspicious of all the magical promises from politicians
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Are Canadians losing confidence in their democracy?
While views on the economy are mixed, the general trends in Canada, especially on attitudes towards democracy and diversity, remain positive
The authoritarian reflex: Will it manifest in Canada?
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