Monthly Archives: September 2012


26 Sep 2012

Nova Scotians are Divided on Eliminating Provincial “Protected Ridings”

HALIFAX: Taking into consideration the margin of error, Nova Scotia residents are divided in their opinions regarding the recent recommended changes to provincial election boundaries, including the elimination of protected ridings, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. A...

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13 Sep 2012

Atlantic Canadians Prefer an Opt-Out Approach to Organ Donation

HALIFAX: Currently, residents of Atlantic Canada must opt-in to register for organ donation. In order to become a donor, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick residents must tick a box when applying or renewing their Health Card, while Newfoundland and Labrador residents are required to...

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12 Sep 2012

Support for Division of HRM Remains Unchanged Since 2005

HALIFAX:  Residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality continue to support the division of the municipality into two units: a city for urban residents and a county for rural residents, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey from Corporate Research Associates Inc. Currently, over...

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12 Sep 2012

Majority Support Changing the Name of HRM to Simply the City of Halifax

HALIFAX:  The majority of HRM residents support changing the name of the Halifax Regional Municipality to simply the City of Halifax, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey from Corporate Research Associates Inc. Specifically, more than half support a name change, while less...

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06 Sep 2012

Support for NL PC Government Continues to Erode

HALIFAX: Overall satisfaction with the performance of the provincial PC government has stabilized this quarter, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Currently, six in ten (58%, compared with 60% three months ago) residents are either completely or mostly...

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06 Sep 2012

Tandis que la satisfaction quant au gouvernement provincial du N.-B. demeure stable, le support diminue

HALIFAX : La satisfaction quant à la performance du gouvernement Progressiste-Conservateur provincial n’a pas changé ce trimestre, selon les résultats du dernier sondage mené par Corporate Research Associates Inc. Actuellement, 47 % (par rapport à 45 % en mai 2012) des résidents du Nouveau-Brunswick sont...

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06 Sep 2012

Support for PEI Liberal Government Continues to Decline

HALIFAX:  Consistent with the previous quarter, the majority of Islanders continue to be dissatisfied with the performance of the Ghiz Government, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Presently, four in ten (40%, compared with 42% in May 2012)...

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05 Sep 2012

Support for Mike Savage as the Next Mayor of HRM Remains High

HALIFAX: Support for Mike Savage as the next mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality continues to be high, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Currently, two-thirds of decided voters prefer Savage (67%, compared with 69% three months ago)....

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