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While Accepting the Ivany Report Conclusion Related to Impending Economic Decline, Nova Scotians are Divided on Recommendations to Improve the Provincial Economy

HALIFAX:  Nova Scotians recognize that the province is on the brink of long-term decline but offer mixed opinions on how best to improve the economy, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  Residents were asked their level of agreement with a recent statement from Ray Ivany, the Chair of the Commission on Building our New Economy, indicating that...

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Overwhelming Majority of NL Residents Support Dunderdale’s Resignation

HALIFAX:  A clear majority of Newfoundland and Labrador residents support Kathy Dunderdale’s decision to resign as Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Specifically, eight in ten (81%) NL residents completely or mostly support the resignation. Meanwhile, one in ten (12%) residents completely or mostly oppose...

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New Brunswickers More Likely to Support than Oppose Recent Provincial Budget

HALIFAX: There is moderate support among New Brunswickers for the recently released 2014-2015 provincial budget, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA). Overall, one-half of New Brunswick residents support the 2014-2015 budget which forecasts a deficit of $391 million in the coming year following a $564 million deficit for 2013-2014. The budget...

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Nova Scotians More Likely Than Other Atlantic Canadians to Get the Flu Shot

HALIFAX:  Nova Scotia residents are more likely to have had a flu shot compared with others in Atlantic Canada, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  Over four in ten (43%) Atlantic Canadians received the flu shot this season. Across the provinces, one-half of Nova Scotians (52%) report getting the flu shot in the last six months followed by Prince...

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NB Liberals Maintain Lead Although Gap is Narrowing

HALIFAX: The NB Liberal Party has maintained its lead over other parties in the province although the gap is narrowing, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Over four in ten New Brunswick decided voters support the Liberal Party (43%, compared with 47% in November 2013). Meanwhile, three in ten back the governing PC Party (31%, compared with 25%...

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NL Government Satisfaction Improves With New Leader

HALIFAX: There has been a marked improvement in overall satisfaction with the performance of the provincial PC government with new leader Tom Marshall, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Specifically, almost six in ten (57%, up from 42% three months ago) residents are either completely or mostly satisfied with the performance of the current...

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