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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

15 | 11 | 2016

Shock and Dismay: Canadians on Trump’s Victory

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey of national opinion, we explored reactions to the election of […]

By: Abacus
14 | 11 | 2016

In Defence Of My Craft: 2016 U.S. Election Polling Did Not Fail

Given all the debate and discussion about the performance of the polls in the U.S. Election, I couldn’t help but […]

By: Abacus
14 | 11 | 2016

Broad support continues for the Trudeau government

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey of national opinion, we explored views of Canadian politics, perceptions […]

By: Abacus
07 | 11 | 2016

TRUMP vs. CLINTON: What to expect Tuesday night

By David Coletto It’s almost over! Tomorrow night (hopefully), we will finally find out who will be the next American […]

By: Abacus
04 | 11 | 2016

Steve Kent is the early favourite to be the next NL PC Leader, but John Ottenheimer could be a threat

By David Coletto Our final release from the survey of 600 eligible voters we conducted for VOCM News focuses on […]

By: Abacus
03 | 11 | 2016

The economy remains the top issue in Newfoundland and Labrador

Concern about the budget deficit and Muskrat Falls up from last year. By David Coletto Yesterday we released new polling […]

By: Abacus
02 | 11 | 2016

It’s a close three-way race in Newfoundland and Labrador as 63% disapprove of the provincial government

By David Coletto On the eve of Dwight Ball and the NL Liberals’ one year election victory anniversary, Abacus Data […]

By: Abacus
21 | 10 | 2016

The Conservative Race is Wide Open

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto As the list of contenders for the Conservative Party leadership takes more shape, updated […]

By: Abacus
19 | 10 | 2016

Trudeau’s Liberals? One year later Canada would do it again.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto On the one-year anniversary of the election of the Trudeau government, Canadians continue to […]

By: Abacus
18 | 10 | 2016

CLIMATE, CARBON, AND PIPELINES: A PATH TO CONSENSUS?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey, in the wake of the federal announcement of a floor […]

By: Abacus
28 | 09 | 2016

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF PARAMEDICS IN CANADA’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM?

By David Coletto Background On behalf of the Paramedic Association of Canada, Abacus conducted an extensive online nationwide study of […]

By: Abacus
19 | 09 | 2016

WHO’S AFRAID OF A CARBON TAX? NOT SO MANY.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey of national opinion, we explored questions around using a price […]

By: Abacus

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