Monthly Archives: April 2013


10 Apr 2013

Slight Majority of Nova Scotians Opposed to Hydrofracking in the Province

HALIFAX:  Nova Scotia residents are moderately opposed to hydrofracking in the province even if regulations are in place to protect the environment, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  Hydrofracking or hydraulic fracturing is a process that forces water...

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09 Apr 2013

Un référendum aurait abouti à une défaite pour l’augmentation de la TVH, et à une décision partagée quant aux péages autoroutiers

HALIFAX : Selon le dernier sondage mené par Corporate Research Associates Inc. (CRA), peu de Néo-Brunswickois appuient l’augmentation de la TVH. Quant à l’introduction de péages autoroutiers pour redresser le déficit budgétaire provincial, il y a autant de pour que de contre. Avant l’annonce...

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04 Apr 2013

Atlantic Canadians Oppose EI Policy Changes

HALIFAX:  Atlantic Canadians oppose recent Employment Insurance policy changes, according to the latest survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  The new changes, which came into effect early this year, require recipients to demonstrate their efforts to seek alternative employment and to be prepared...

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03 Apr 2013

Atlantic Canadians Strongly Support an All-in Pricing Strategy

HALIFAX:  Atlantic Canadians support an all-in pricing strategy, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  Currently most products and services are priced without tax included, with taxes added in at the time of purchase. Some products like gasoline and...

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02 Apr 2013

NB Electoral Boundary Changes

It has come to our attention that although the New Brunswick Electoral Boundaries and Representation Commission has been mandated to reduce the current 55 provincial ridings to 49 ridings, a new map redistributing these districts has not been approved. A press release earlier today indicated this map had been...

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02 Apr 2013

Nova Scotians Agree the NDP Government Should Balance the Budget

HALIFAX:  Nova Scotia residents agree that the current provincial government should balance the budget within the next fiscal year as promised, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.  When asked whether the provincial NDP government should keep its promise...

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02 Apr 2013

Majority of NL Residents Support the Muskrat Falls Project

HALIFAX:  There appears to be relatively little opposition to the development of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Newfoundland and Labrador according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc. Nearly two-thirds (63%) of NL residents completely or mostly support the...

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