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

08 | 12 | 2010

Toronto Sun: Too many immigrants, poll.

By BRIAN LILLEY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA – Canadians think there are too many immigrants coming to this country and the government […]

By: David
07 | 12 | 2010

Toronto Sun: Tory bounce heightens election speculation

By DAVID AKIN, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF OTTAWA — Two new polls out this week have put wind in Conservative sails leading […]

By: David
07 | 12 | 2010

New pollster Abacus makes a splash (David Akin’s Blog)

Originally from http://davidakin.blogware.com/blog/_archives/2010/12/7/4698036.html There’s a new horse-race poll out this morning from Abacus Data Inc., a new-ish Ottawa-based pollster affiliated with government […]

By: David
07 | 12 | 2010

Little Movement in Party Support; Conservatives Lead Liberals by 11 points

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that although there has been little change in overall vote preference numbers, the […]

By: David
06 | 12 | 2010

Ethical oil or an environmental disaster? Neither, it’s about the economy, stupid

In a fragile economy, support for the oil sands is not about ethical oil but simple economics. By DAVID COLETTO […]

By: David
22 | 11 | 2010

Hill Times: Experts say Tories ‘extraordinarily successful’ at fundraising on wedge issues, hope and fear

By BEA VONGDOUANGCHANH, KRISTEN SHANE Published November 22, 2010 The federal Conservatives raised more than $4-million between July 1 and […]

By: David
20 | 11 | 2010

Watch Now: Abacus Data National Poll on CPAC’s PrimeTime Politics

Abacus Data’s CEO appears on PrimeTime Politics with Peter Van Dusen to discuss the findings of a recent survey on […]

By: David
19 | 11 | 2010

Benchmarks and Best Practices: Corporate and Community Social Responsibility in Canada

In partnership with the Corporate and Community Social Responsibility Conference held at Algonquin College in Ottawa on November 16, 2010, […]

By: David
18 | 11 | 2010

Canadians Don’t Feel the Effect of the Federal Stimulus

A new Abacus Data National Poll most Canadians say the federal government’s economic stimulus plan had no effect on their […]

By: David
18 | 11 | 2010

Majority of Canadians Believe the Recession is Not Over

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that six in ten Canadians said that the economic recession in Canada is […]

By: David
15 | 11 | 2010

Canadiens and Canucks Favourites to Win Stanley Cup

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that over four in ten Canadians say they are hockey fans.  When hockey […]

By: David
12 | 11 | 2010

Canadians Willing to Spend More for Socially Responsible Products

A new Abacus Data National Poll sponsored by the Corporate and Community Social Responsibility Conference at Algonquin College on November […]

By: David

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