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

04 | 11 | 2010

Canadians Think The Next Generation Will Not Be Better Off Than Their Own

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that the recession has soured Canadians’ mood.  The optimism of  three or four […]

By: David
03 | 11 | 2010

Canadians and the UN Security Council

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that while Canadians believe it is important for Canada to have a seat […]

By: David
03 | 11 | 2010

Methodology of the Abacus Data National Poll

Over the next few weeks, we are going to be releasing a number of studies from an omnibus survey we […]

By: David
03 | 11 | 2010

Canadians Split on F-35 Jet Purchase

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that Canadians are divided on whether the federal government’s plan to purchase 65 […]

By: David
25 | 10 | 2010

Making Polls Relevant: Confessions of a pollster

Today in the Times and Transcript, Alec Bruce argues the news media’s attention to polls has weakened the relevance of political […]

By: David
18 | 10 | 2010

Experienced Candidates Perform Better in Canadian Elections

Abacus Data’s CEO David Coletto guest writes in this week’s Hill Times about the relationship between political experience and performance […]

By: David
04 | 10 | 2010

Abacus Data Launches Canada’s First Online Panel of Public Policy Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABACUS DATA LAUNCHES CANADA’S FIRST ONLINE PANEL OF PUBLIC POLICY LEADERS OTTAWA, October 4, 2010 — Strategic […]

By: David
22 | 09 | 2010

Telegraph-Journal: ‘A close race’: pollster

By Brett Bundale/Telegraph-Journal A new poll suggests an increasingly tight race for the legislature with the Conservatives slightly ahead of […]

By: David
22 | 09 | 2010

Times and Transcript: NB Power deal pushing voters away from Liberals, pollster says

A1 BY GREG WESTON TIMES & TRANSCRIPT STAFF FREDERICTON – Election day is drawing ever closer and some new numbers […]

By: David
21 | 09 | 2010

PCs Hold Marginal Lead Over the Liberals in New Brunswick

One week before the election, the Progressive Conservative Party has a small lead over the Liberal Party that is within […]

By: David
20 | 09 | 2010

G&M: Attempted sale of NB Power hurting Liberals in provincial poll

Public anger at Shawn Graham’s botched attempt to sell NewBrunswick’s power utility is driving opposition support, a new poll suggests. The Abacus […]

By: David
08 | 09 | 2010

UK moves closer to electoral reform. What if we had Alternative Vote in Canada?

On Monday, the British House of Commons passed a Bill setting out a May 5th referendum on the Alternative Vote […]

By: David

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