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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

09 | 03 | 2012

Sun News: Crunching the Numbers after Super Tuesday

David Coletto goes over the exit polls from Super Tuesday and the Republican nomination.

By: David
29 | 02 | 2012

Sun News: A Majority of Canadians Say NO to OAS Reform

David joined David Akin on The Daily Brief to go over new poll numbers of what Canadians think of the […]

By: David
28 | 02 | 2012

Sun News: Crunching the latest poll numbers in MI and AZ

David was on Sun News today breaking down the latest polls as voters head to the ballot box in Michigan […]

By: David
28 | 01 | 2012

Sun News: Gauging the NDP Leadership Race

          A new national survey has found few Canadians can name more than one competitor in […]

By: David
27 | 01 | 2012

Globe and Mail: Canadians still unfamiliar with NDP leadership contenders, poll shows

By: Jane Taber Originally posted on January 27, 2012 More bad news for the NDP: 40 per cent of Canadians […]

By: David
25 | 01 | 2012

Calgary Sun: Northern Gateway backers have upper hand: Poll

BY DANIEL PROUSSALIDIS ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA  – Despite years of anti-oilsands campaigns, a new poll has found Canadians are more likely to […]

By: David
07 | 12 | 2011

Toronto Sun: Merry Christmas OK with Canadians: poll

BY JESSICA MURPHY ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA – Merry Christmas! At least, that’s what you’re likely to hear from fellow Canadians in […]

By: David
22 | 11 | 2011

CFRA Lunch Bunch: Debate on Occupy Movement and US Election

Abacus Data’s David Coletto joins the Lunch Bunch on CFRA to debate the Occupy Movement in Canada and the U.S. […]

By: David
15 | 11 | 2011

OUSA: What Ontarians Think about Post-Secondary Education

Republished from Educated Solutions: The Affordability Issue (Issue 8, November 2011) By David Coletto, Ph.D CEO, Abacus Data Inc. For the complete […]

By: David
12 | 11 | 2011

Ottawa Citizen: Occupied with ethics

By Kelly Roesler, The Ottawa Citizen November 11, 2011 Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Occupied+with+ethics/5699056/story.html#ixzz1dWPuBZlU OTTAWA — As the global Occupy movement continues to rail […]

By: David
31 | 10 | 2011

New politics of the oil sands won’t be about the environment

The oil sands remain a highly divisive and controversial topic in Canada.  Opinion is polarized by proponents of development in […]

By: David
07 | 10 | 2011

Globe and Mail: Pollsters on Ontario discrepancies: ‘Stop focusing on the horse race’

For Ipsos-Reid President Darrell Bricker, whose firm had the Liberals ahead by 10 points, there was some ribbing on election […]

By: David

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