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

14 | 04 | 2016

Challenging Times for the NDP

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We conducted our latest national survey of voting intentions in the days immediately following […]

By: Abacus
06 | 04 | 2016

New Poll: Most Canadians support, with qualifications, carbon pricing.

Most Canadians believe the climate is changing and are open to using carbon pricing to reduce emissions. When it comes […]

By: Abacus
30 | 03 | 2016

CPC Leadership: MacKay leads. O’Leary has some appeal but a polarizing impact.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest poll we asked people which of 8 possible candidates for the […]

By: Abacus
24 | 03 | 2016

Most feel Budget 2016 is a change from the past, appropriate to circumstances, and sets good priorities.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The following are findings from a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults conducted by […]

By: Abacus
21 | 03 | 2016

Canadians Assess PM Trudeau’s Performance: Detailed Report Card #2

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto A majority of Canadians give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau an acceptable or better performance […]

By: Abacus
20 | 03 | 2016

Canada’s Mood & the Travels of Justin Trudeau

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Days before the Trudeau government releases its first budget, our latest poll finds that […]

By: Abacus
11 | 03 | 2016

Abacus Data is hiring a summer student. Come work with us for the summer!

Summer Student or Summer Internship Location: Ottawa, ON Description: Full-time, 4-month contract (May 2016 thru August 2016) Compensation: $3,100 per […]

By: Abacus
02 | 03 | 2016

Less than 1 in 3 oppose changes to Canada’s role in fight with ISIS

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto MOST ACCEPT CANADA’S SHIFT IN ROLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ISIS Our latest poll […]

By: Abacus
01 | 03 | 2016

Life in Canada’s Communities: Reactions to the Federal Government’s Agenda

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Abacus recently completed an in-depth nationwide LIFE IN CANADA’S COMMUNITIES study for the Federation […]

By: Abacus
29 | 02 | 2016

Life in Canada’s Communities: What’s getting better or worse, and what the priorities should be

We like where we live, but we see more signs of pressure than improvement By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto […]

By: Abacus
25 | 02 | 2016

We like where we live.

Most Canadians feel their community is better than average: quality of life is good, economic opportunities could be better By […]

By: Abacus
21 | 01 | 2016

Conservative Leadership: MacKay, Raitt, Kenney, Clement

Four names top the list of candidates attracting interest in the CPC race. By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In […]

By: Abacus

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