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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

01 | 06 | 2016

Raptors, NHL playoffs, or the Jays: What sport were Canadians following more closely in May?

By Claire Gummo With the Raptors’ exciting Eastern Conference run officially at a close, we asked Canadians how closely they […]

By: Abacus
28 | 05 | 2016

SIX MONTHS AFTER ELECTION, PM TRUDEAU WELL REGARDED BY MOST CANADIANS

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest survey of Canadian public opinion shows broadly positive impressions of Prime Minister […]

By: Abacus
26 | 05 | 2016

A WARMING ECONOMY? PERCEPTIONS ABOUT THE HEALTH OF THE CANADIAN ECONOMY IMPROVE

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest survey of Canadian public opinion suggests that Canadians are feeling better, gradually, […]

By: Abacus
25 | 05 | 2016

HOW WOULD TRUMP DO IN CANADA? REALLY BADLY.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto As the Republican and Democratic Parties look to be mostly wrapped up their selection […]

By: Abacus
24 | 05 | 2016

PIPELINE POLITICS IN 2016

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto For several years, construction of new pipelines to get Canadian oil to offshore markets […]

By: Abacus
24 | 05 | 2016

Regrets about the Liberal win? So far, voters have few.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Six months have passed since the last federal election, and voters have had a […]

By: Abacus
23 | 05 | 2016

WAS #ELBOWGATE A PIVOT POINT?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The House of Commons, and it seemed, the entire political ecosystem erupted this week, […]

By: Abacus
19 | 04 | 2016

The Next Canada: Politics, political engagement, and priorities of Canada’s next electoral powerhouse: young Canadians.

Commissioned by the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations Report written by David Coletto, PhD Canada’s New Electoral Powerhouse? Would you […]

By: Abacus
14 | 04 | 2016

Challenging Times for the NDP

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We conducted our latest national survey of voting intentions in the days immediately following […]

By: Abacus
06 | 04 | 2016

New Poll: Most Canadians support, with qualifications, carbon pricing.

Most Canadians believe the climate is changing and are open to using carbon pricing to reduce emissions. When it comes […]

By: Abacus
30 | 03 | 2016

CPC Leadership: MacKay leads. O’Leary has some appeal but a polarizing impact.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest poll we asked people which of 8 possible candidates for the […]

By: Abacus
24 | 03 | 2016

Most feel Budget 2016 is a change from the past, appropriate to circumstances, and sets good priorities.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The following are findings from a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults conducted by […]

By: Abacus

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