Mario Canseco

Canadians, Americans divided on issue of zoos and aquariums: poll

Late last year, Research Co. and Glacier Media took an initial look at the relationship between Canadians and animals. At the time, the country’s residents appeared to express outright dismay at...

Liberals hold thin advantage federally as possible election looms

Over the past few weeks, the notion of the federal government holding an early election has been discussed at length. Capitalizing on the inexperience of an incoming leader of the Opposition can...

Pandemic propels rise in walking’s popularity among B.C. residents

British Columbia is usually ranked as the fittest province in the country, consistently boasting a higher incidence of residents who take on fitness activities on a weekly basis. That was before the...

Pandemic rewrites pro sports' fan-experience playbook: poll

It has not been a particularly easy year to be a sports fan in North America. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced seasons to be modified, postponed or cancelled. We are looking into several more...

Pandemic realities eroding Canadian confidence in recovery

In March, some politicians and health authorities around the world dared to offer a forecast on the moment life would go back to the way it was before COVID-19 struck. They now live with the...

Most Canadians want government to take harder look at birth tourism: poll

For the past three years, British Columbians have been exposed to stories related to “birth tourism.” Existing guidelines bestow Canadian citizenship to anyone born within the borders of the...

Mixed emotions persist over our war on terrorism involvement

In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States, it became clear that Canada would play some role in what was yet to be described officially as the “War on Terrorism.”...

Canadians' views on residential schools 'significantly different' than when they were students

In November 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an apology to residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador. In his remarks, Trudeau described the treatment of Indigenous...

Life and death issue of active organ donor registration

More Canadians united in support for active organ donation system

Canadians changing the channel on how they watch video

Earlier this month, American cable channel MTV (which used to be known as Music Television) marked its 39th anniversary. In late 1981, many cable operators were not carrying the channel, which had a...