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A New Year Brings Old Politics to Ontario

By Ihor Korbabicz and David Coletto The new year brings back a more familiar political reality for Doug Ford, with the Premier’s net popularity dropping from its high of +30 in the early days of the pandemic, to a peak of +35 in August, to just +4 today. Just about four in ten Ontarians have
A New Year Brings Old Politics to Ontario

Liberals lead by four as 2021 begins

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest national polling data shows that an election held today would see the Liberals with 35% support (unchanged from last month), the Conservatives at 31%, the NDP at 17% and the Greens at 6%. Regionally, the Liberals have a 10-point lead in Ontario and a 9-point lead in
Liberals lead by four as 2021 begins

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

By: Oksana Kishchuk One of the things we can look forward to in 2021 (assuming vaccine timelines remain on track) is a slow return to the workplace. For some, this might be a welcome change but not everyone has had a positive experience in the workplace. We do a lot of work with companies, unions,
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Arts and culture during a pandemic and what will come next

By Megan Ross In the past 20 years, new technologies have disrupted countless sectors, created entirely new industries, and fundamentally changed the way we live, work, and play. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technological uptake and evolution in the most abbreviated time horizon we’ve ever witnessed. In an effort to limit the spread of the
Arts and culture during a pandemic and what will come next

Now and then: How have Canadian views on politics and the economy changed over 2020?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto 2020 was a year to remember, or perhaps to forget. It started with rail blockades, wildfires in Australia, and Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 572 being shot down in Iran that killed 55 Canadians and 30 permanent residents. A few weeks later, the Coronavirus was spreading around the world and
Now and then: How have Canadian views on politics and the economy changed over 2020?

How are Canadians celebrating (or not) Christmas this year?

With COVID-19 cases numbers climbing and the holiday season in full swing and Christmas just around the corner, how will celebrations be impacted this year? Every year, we ask Canadians how they are planning to celebrate Christmas. Here’s a summary of what we found: Canadians are most likely to greet one another with “Merry Christmas”
How are Canadians celebrating (or not) Christmas this year?

Electric vehicles are picking up speed in public support

In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, two out of three people in Canada (67%) believe that President Biden’s election will help make electric vehicles a growth industry and that Canada should do everything we can to attract electric vehicle manufacturing here. Only 33% think the market won’t
Electric vehicles are picking up speed in public support

The Happiness Monitor- Who is the happiest?

By Oksana Kishchuk & Richard Jenkins One of the things we are most interested in when starting the Happiness Monitor was answering the question; ‘who is the happiest?’. We took a look at some difference demographics to see how happiness compares to build a portrait of national happiness. Where are the happiest people in Canada?
The Happiness Monitor- Who is the happiest?

Canadians want Canada to be seen as determined to fight climate change, producers of sustainable products, and increasingly associated with renewable energy

In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, two out of three people in Canada (68%) think Canadians are currently seen in the rest of the world as people “who are determined to help combat climate change” while only 32% think our image is of “people who lack the
Canadians want Canada to be seen as determined to fight climate change, producers of sustainable products, and increasingly associated with renewable energy

Most Canadians want Canada to be “world leading” or “among the most ambitious” when it comes to shifting to clean energy and clean technology

In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, two out of three people in Canada would like to see Canada as either “world leading” (27%) or “among the most ambitious” countries in the world (39%) when it comes to a shift towards clean energy and clean technology. Today when
Most Canadians want Canada to be “world leading” or “among the most ambitious” when it comes to shifting to clean energy and clean technology
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