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 | 11 | 2010

Toronto Sun: Volunteer firefighters deserve tax break: Poll

By BRIAN LILLEY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU November 9, 2010 OTTAWA – Canadians say they are willing to give volunteer firefighters a tax […]

By: David
09 | 11 | 2010

Almost Seven in Ten Canadians Support Federal Tax Credit for Volunteer Firefighters

A new independent Abacus Data National Poll commissioned by the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs finds that almost seven in […]

By: David
04 | 11 | 2010

Edmonton Sun: Voters in Canada pessimistic, says poll

By BRIAN LILLEY, PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU November 3, 2010 OTTAWA – One in four Canadians say they are mad as hell and […]

By: David
04 | 11 | 2010

National Poll: Tories lead Liberals by 8 points

A new Abacus Data National Poll finds that the federal Conservatives hold an 8-point lead over the federal Liberal Party. […]

By: David
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

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