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Federal conservatives maintain lead, substantial gap in personal vs. national economic optimism

Poilievre's Conservatives lead Trudeau's Liberals 39% to 25%. There is a mismatch between Canadians' relative optimism for their personal finances vs. the nation's economy as a whole, and these trends are apparent in how they rate Trudeau's performance as PM.

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Large majority of Canadians want Bank of Canada to lower interest rates, believe economy is in recession

Ahead of the December 6th interest rate announcement by the Bank of Canada, 68% of Canadians think it's time for interest rates to start coming down.

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Introducing Pluriel’s Economic Precarity Index: Measuring our Financial Stress

A majority of Canadians report that they’re living paycheque-to-paycheque and that they’re very or somewhat stressed about covering their monthly expenses. With the cost of food dominating headlines about inflation, 25% have skipped a meal.

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Half of Torontonians are living paycheque-to-paycheque

50% of Toronto residents live paycheque-to-paycheque. Nearly nine-in-ten Torontonians say if they leave the city, high cost-of-living will be a driving force.

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