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A Majority (55%) of Canadians Prefer a Pharmacare Program that Complements rather than Replaces Existing Drug Plans

October 19, 2018 — The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada’s new survey about pharmacare reveals that pharmacare is not a top-of-mind priority for Canadians. When asked, most (84%) Canadians support the concept in-principle. A majority (55%) prefer a program that focusses on providing coverage to those without, while maintaining existing drug plans.

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Annual IFIC – Pollara Mutual Fund Investors Survey (2018) sees Highest Confidence in Mutual Funds in 13 Years of Tracking Research

September 27, 2018 — The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and Pollara Strategic Insights today released the full results of their 13th annual survey of mutual fund investors. Begun in 2006, this year’s wave sees mutual funds continue to outperform other financial products by a wide margin in terms of investor confidence in the product’s ability to help them reach their financial goals.

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Time Spent 2018: Canadian Perspectives on the Time they Spend with Family, Work, Exercise, Screentime, and Entertainment

August 23, 2018 — How do Canadians feel about their level of work-life balance, their amount of social media and smartphone screentime, and the perennial struggle between choosing physical fitness over couch potato entertainment options like video games, sports broadcasts, and shows and movies? And, how do they feel about the level of participation of other household members in each of these activities?

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Health Care in Canada Survey: 13th Edition (HCIC 2018)

August 22, 2018 — Results of the 13th edition of the Health Care in Canada (HCIC) survey were announced today in Ottawa. Established in 1998, the HCIC Survey is Canada’s longest-running, most in-depth survey of the public, general/family physicians, specialists, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and health care administrators. It identifies and tracks perceived strengths, areas of concern, key current issues, and opportunities for improvement in health care quality, accessibility and affordability.

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