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Public Approval for USMCA Declines Slightly after GM Oshawa Plant Closure

January 17, 2019 --- After GM announced the closing of their Oshawa plant, many pundits assumed that public approval for USMCA would plummet. However, our latest survey on this issue reveals that is not the case.

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Economic Outlook 2019: Canadians in Psychological Recession

January 13, 2019 --- The results are in for the 24th annual edition of Pollara Strategic Insights’ Economic Outlook Study - Canada’s longest-running study of the public’s perceptions and expectations of the economy and their personal financial situation. And, it reveals that the public mood has turned anxious and negative.

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