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MRIA Report on use of Research-Based Evidence in Public Policy in Canada

Canada’s Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) released a study on the use of research-based evidence in public policy in Canada.  MRIA commissioned the Study to determine how data and information are valued by some of Canada’s top policy and political experts. The Study also explored perceptions around the use of research-based evidence in Government of Canada...

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Satisfaction with City Council Declines in Fredericton

Halifax: Satisfaction with the performance of the municipal government in Fredericton declined this quarter, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Specifically over six in ten of Fredericton residents (63%, down from 75% three months ago) are satisfied with the performance of the Council under Mayor Woodside’s...

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Consumer Confidence Levels in Halifax Decline Again this Quarter

Halifax: Consumer confidence among Halifax residents has declined and rests at a similar level to other major urban cities tested in the Maritimes, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Specifically, Halifax consumer confidence is down this quarter and rests at 95.9 (down from 100.8 three months ago). View Full Press Release...

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Moncton Consumer Confidence Levels Continues to Decline

Halifax: Consumer confidence among Moncton residents has declined this quarter, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Specifically, Moncton consumer confidence rests at 95.1 (down from 101.5 three months ago), similar to levels in other urban markets tested in the Maritimes. In addition, satisfaction with the municipal government...

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Satisfaction with Municipal Government Declines in Saint John

Halifax: Satisfaction with the performance of the municipal government in Saint John declined this quarter and rests at a similar level to other major urban cities tested in the Maritimes, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Specifically, over one-half of Saint John residents (55%, down from 67% three months ago) are satisfied...

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Federal Liberals Continue to Hold Comfortable Lead over Other Parties

HALIFAX: The federal Liberal Party has maintained a wide lead this quarter, according to the most recent survey of Atlantic Canadians conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Decided voting intentions are relatively unchanged from three months ago. Over one-half of decided voters support the Liberal Party (56%, compared with 55% three months ago), while one-quarter prefer the Conservative...

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