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The Moral Compass of Canadians in the Shadow of a Big Decision on Roe v. Wade in the US

By: Oksana Kishchuk In the coming weeks, the US Supreme Court is set to make a decision on abortion that could seriously impact abortion rights. This has brought conversations about abortion, and the morality of limiting access to the forefront of our conversations here in Canada too. Back in 2016, we were curious to see

Significant Difference Between American and Canadian Millennials on Abortion, Suicide, and more

Our latest nationwide survey included questions on what people consider to be morally acceptable or morally wrong. See our earlier releases here and here. Here’s a look at generational differences, particularly looking at Canadian Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000). Here’s what we found: Generations largely agreed (within five percentage points) on: Birth Control

HOW BIG ARE CANADIAN REGIONAL DIFFERENCES ON QUESTIONS OF MORALITY?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide survey included questions on what people consider to be morally acceptable or morally wrong. See our earlier releases  here and here. Here’s a look at regional differences, particularly looking at how Alberta, often understood to be the most conservative province, and Quebec, often seen as at

COMPARING CANADIAN MEN & WOMEN ON QUESTIONS OF MORALITY

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide survey included questions on what people consider to be morally acceptable or morally wrong. See our earlier release here. Here’s a look at gender differences: Women and men largely agree (within five points of each other) on the morality of: • Abortion, birth control, divorce, unmarried

CANADIANS’ MORAL COMPASS SET DIFFERENTLY FROM THAT OF OUR NEIGHBOURS TO THE SOUTH

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Recently, the Gallup organization in the US updated a series of questions they have asked over the years about what behaviours or choices Americans consider to be moral or immoral. We decided to mirror the questions in our most recent survey of Canadians. Here’s what we found: • The

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