Mario Canseco

Poll on Canadian food tastes is packed with regional flavour

One of the features of social media that users have grown to either love or hate is the discussion of food. Some people welcome the opportunity to learn from the experience of their friends and...

Poll finds support for system to boost number of organ donations

The life expectancy of Canadians continues to climb, particularly when compared with what is transpiring in the United States. A Canadian born in 2009 can expect to live more than 81 years,...

Fear of crime stalks B.C. regions

The summer of 2019 has been a challenge for law enforcement authorities in Canada’s largest city. During the August long weekend, at least 17 people were injured in 14 different shootings that...

Canadians warm up to harm reduction in fight against opioids

Next month will mark the 16th anniversary of the start of operations at Insite, the first legal supervised drug injection facility to operate in North America. Since 2003, 48 similar sites have...

Canadian voters give credit for low unemployment along partisan lines: poll

In early June, a tweet by Justin Trudeau garnered more than 3,000 “likes” and almost 700 replies. In the succinct message, which linked to an online news story, the Canadian prime minister celebrated...

British Columbians feel more kinship with Seattleites than with Torontonians

In one of his candid conversations with Brian Mulroney, author Peter C. Newman gave the sitting prime minister a piece of advice. Newman urged Mulroney, who was running for a second term in office in...

Intolerance on sexual identity issues persists in Canada: poll

Sixteen years have passed since Ontario’s Court of Appeal issued a decision that effectively legalized same-sex marriage in Canada’s most populous province. In July 2005, the enactment of the Civil...

Green New Deal could help Liberals reconnect with B.C. voters

As the federal election draws near, political platforms will inevitably focus – at least for a few days – on environmental policies. Previous electoral campaigns have been dominated by one or two...

Majority of Canadians oppose ‘conversion therapy’

Views on transgender individuals’ bathroom use vary by political affiliation

Poll finds voters in no mood for a majority federal government

In just over three months, Canadians will take part in a federal election with a very different landscape than in 2015. While the prime minister is a familiar face, two leaders of well-established...