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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

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
21 | 03 | 2016

Canadians Assess PM Trudeau’s Performance: Detailed Report Card #2

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto A majority of Canadians give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau an acceptable or better performance […]

By: Abacus
20 | 03 | 2016

Canada’s Mood & the Travels of Justin Trudeau

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Days before the Trudeau government releases its first budget, our latest poll finds that […]

By: Abacus
11 | 03 | 2016

Abacus Data is hiring a summer student. Come work with us for the summer!

Summer Student or Summer Internship Location: Ottawa, ON Description: Full-time, 4-month contract (May 2016 thru August 2016) Compensation: $3,100 per […]

By: Abacus
02 | 03 | 2016

Less than 1 in 3 oppose changes to Canada’s role in fight with ISIS

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto MOST ACCEPT CANADA’S SHIFT IN ROLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ISIS Our latest poll […]

By: Abacus
01 | 03 | 2016

Life in Canada’s Communities: Reactions to the Federal Government’s Agenda

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Abacus recently completed an in-depth nationwide LIFE IN CANADA’S COMMUNITIES study for the Federation […]

By: Abacus

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