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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

18 | 11 | 2015

NL Election 2015: Topsail-Paradise – Premier Davis in tough, trails Rex Hillier by 21 points.

VOCM News commissioned Abacus Data to conduct surveys in four provincial electoral districts in Newfoundland and Labrador. Today, we report […]

By: Abacus
17 | 11 | 2015

NL Election 2015: St. John’s West – Liberal Siobhán Coady leads NDP Leader McCurdy by 33 points

By David Coletto & Bruce Anderson VOCM News commissioned Abacus Data to conduct surveys in four provincial electoral districts. Today, […]

By: Abacus
06 | 11 | 2015

NL Election Kick-Off: Liberals storm to a 47-point lead. It Isn’t About the Economy.

By David Coletto & Bruce Anderson Coming off of a Liberal sweep of Newfoundland and Labrador in October’s Federal Election, […]

By: Abacus
03 | 11 | 2015

Canadian Universities: Public Reputation & Expectations

By Bruce Anderson, Chairman, Abacus Data Version française disponible ici Background On behalf of Universities Canada, Abacus conducted an extensive […]

By: Abacus
18 | 10 | 2015

Final #elxn42 poll: What do Canadians think about the leaders?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The three main party leaders have been a huge part of the story of […]

By: Abacus
18 | 10 | 2015

Final #elxn42 Poll: Expected Winner and Best Performing Leader

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Throughout the campaign, we’ve been keeping an eye on how voters are predicting the […]

By: Abacus
18 | 10 | 2015

Final #elxn42 Poll: Who voted at advance polls?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our final survey of the election campaign, we interviewed just over 900 people […]

By: Abacus
08 | 10 | 2015

The Case for Change vs. The Case for No Change

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Canadians split on whether the country is on the right track 37% of Canadians […]

By: Abacus
07 | 10 | 2015

Election 2015: Blue vs. Red; Orange flagging.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Liberals continue to edge upward, NDP downward In our latest horserace numbers, the Conservatives […]

By: Abacus
29 | 09 | 2015

The Battle for the Change Vote

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Three out of four voters want change: but what does that mean? We asked […]

By: Abacus
28 | 09 | 2015

NDP facing headwinds as support drops in Quebec.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest nationwide poll, only 5 points separates the Conservatives (32%) Liberals (29%) […]

By: Abacus
16 | 09 | 2015

Platforms strengths & weaknesses entering the second half of Election 42

CPC wins on security, struggling on economy. NDP has strength in Quebec, but soft on taxes, jobs elsewhere Liberals competitive […]

By: Abacus

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