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The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) has been selected as the name for the new polling association that is replacing the now-defunct MRIA. Nik Nanos, pictured, sits on its interim board. The Hill Time file photograph
The Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC) will be the name of the new polling industry association that cropped up after its predecessor unexpectedly shut its doors.
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'I think the issue with racialized people not returning to work is more about whether or not they’re going to be hired,' says Arjumand Siddiqi, who holds the Canada Research chair in population health equity.
'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.