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Our team regularly releases new polls and thought pieces on public affairs, marketing, and generational differences (including Canadian Millennials). We strive to generate high quality insights while being transparent and honest about our methods. You can access all our polls and insights on this page.


Thoughts + Findings

11 | 08 | 2017

Parties as Brands: How Canadians See the Conservatives, Liberals and NDP

By Bruce Anderson, David Coletto In our latest nationwide survey, we wanted to see what thoughts and images were more […]

By: Abacus Data
09 | 08 | 2017

US Government seen as no better than Chinese, Russian governments

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Remarkably, Canadians have a worse impression of the Government of the United States than […]

By: Abacus Data
25 | 07 | 2017

What Abacus Does: Assessing the Dynamics of Issues Environments

By: Ihor Korbabicz ‘What Abacus Does’ is a companion piece to some of the public facing opinion research we post. […]

By: Abacus
21 | 07 | 2017

Trump Attracts Most Canadians’ Attention; Jobs, Climate Change & Khadr Hot Button Issues

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Donald Trump is attracting huge interest on the part of Canadians, and not because […]

By: Abacus Data
20 | 07 | 2017

Liberal Support Holds with Improving Economic Mood

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto Across the country, 43% say they would vote Liberal if a federal election were […]

By: Abacus Data
16 | 06 | 2017

Newspapers in Peril?…Canadians Unworried

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto For the last few years, there have been clear signals that Canada’s newspaper industry […]

By: Abacus Data
10 | 06 | 2017

Trump and Canadians: it’s Not Going Well

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Following President Trump’s trip to the Middle East and Europe, we decided to ask […]

By: Abacus Data
09 | 06 | 2017

Floods caused by climate change, say most Canadians

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Canada has been facing experience significant floods in recent years, with corresponding increases in […]

By: Abacus
07 | 06 | 2017

Canadians: Paris Accord a good idea, Trump wrong to exit

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The vast majority of Canadians (84%) say President Donald Trump made the wrong call […]

By: Abacus
27 | 05 | 2017

The numbers don’t lie. The Conservatives have a Millennial problem they have to deal with.

By David Coletto As the Conservative Party is set to announce its second leader in the party’s short history (since merging […]

By: Abacus
23 | 05 | 2017

As Conservatives Choose and the NDP Race Heats Up, Where Things Stand in Canadian Politics.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto It’s been just over a year and a half since the last federal election. […]

By: Abacus
20 | 05 | 2017

Transition from Fossil Fuels? Not all that Controversial.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto One of the most topical political debates in Canada in recent months has been […]

By: Abacus

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