Iraq and ISIS: Political implications of Canada’s participation

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto One of the most contentious political choices in recent months has been whether Canada should join the US and other allies in a combat role to degrade and defeat ISIS in Iraq. Our latest poll looks at how the public has been viewing the choices made by the three

Canadian Politics: Liberals lose support over last month

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest polling results, gathered over the last week among 1,248 Canadians aged 18 and over, show that: – 32% of committed voters say they would support the Liberal Party in an election held tomorrow, 30% would vote for the Conservatives and 25% say they would vote NDP. This represents

Federal Politics Update: Liberals ahead by 8, 38% to 30%.

Economic mood is positive, BQ slipping. By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto Our most recent polls show that the Liberals continue to enjoy a significant lead over the Conservatives with the NDP in third. Among the trends we are watching is the drift downward in expressed support for the BQ.  The BQ now is the

PUBLIC OPINION ON STEPHEN HARPER’S APPROACH TO FOREIGN AFFAIRS

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto Global events have brought Canadian foreign policy into focus in recent months. Our latest poll explored how Canadians are feeling about the leadership of the government in this area. On the whole Mr. Harper has the confidence of more Canadians than not when it comes to the positions he’s

WHAT OUTCOME DO CANADIANS WANT IN SCOTLAND?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto For interviews or quotes, or to find out more about our services, please contact either Chairman Bruce Anderson at banderson@abacusdata.ca (613-882-0929) or CEO David Coletto at david@abacusdata.ca (613-232-2806) What the people of Scotland decide about their future has captured attention around the world, including in Canada.  And, if it were

The Agenda of Canadian Voters

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto (5th of 6 releases based on our August 15-18th poll) For interviews/quotes, or to find out about our services, please contact Chairman Bruce Anderson at banderson@abacusdata.ca (613-882-0929) or CEO David Coletto at david@abacusdata.ca (613-232-2806) For years polling has tended to reinforce the notion that there is only one “top

TRUDEAU: IN OVER HIS HEAD?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto (4th of 6 releases based on our August 15-18th poll)  For interviews/quotes, or to find out about our services, please contact Chairman Bruce Anderson at banderson@abacusdata.ca (613-882-0929) or CEO David Coletto at david@abacusdata.ca (613-232-2806) “Didn’t come back for you” was the Conservative attack line trained on the last leader

HARPER, MULCAIR, TRUDEAU – OVERALL IMPRESSIONS

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Third of several releases in the coming two weeks. For interviews or quotes, or to find out more about our services, please contact either Chairman Bruce Anderson at banderson@abacusdata.ca (613-882-0929) or CEO David Coletto at david@abacusdata.ca (613-232-2806) The next federal election will feature different leaders for two of the

Debt is keeping millennials up at night

By: Francine Kopun Business reporter, Published on Wed Aug 27 2014 Toronto Star Half of millennials are so stressed about debt they are losing sleep over it, according to the results of a survey by BMO. The survey found that the household debt is $73,305 for millennials (those aged 18 to 34) and $92,476 for Canadians aged 35

WHAT WOULD A LIBERAL OR NDP WIN MEAN?

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto Second of several releases in the coming two week. For interviews or quotes, or to find out more about our services, please contact either Chairman Bruce Anderson at banderson@abacusdata.ca (613-882-0929) or CEO David Coletto at david@abacusdata.ca (613-232-2806) When voters ponder a change in government, they often consider whether things

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