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Is Co-ownership a Solution to the Housing Accessibility Crisis in Canada? Here’s What Canadians Think.

By David Coletto For video interviews by Skype or Zoom or audio interviews, please contact David at 613-884-4730 or david@abacusdata.ca To say that housing accessibility and affordability are a problem in Canada has become a massive understatement. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average home price in Canada hit $816,720 in February –
Is Co-ownership a Solution to the Housing Accessibility Crisis in Canada? Here’s What Canadians Think.

What Do Canadians Think of Canada’s Forest Products Sector?

By David Coletto Everyday, Canadians interact or use products produced by Canada’s forestry sector. Yet, despite this, few really understand how the sector works. That’s not surprising considering that more than 80% of Canadians live in or near a city, far from the managed forests that are the source of so many of the essential
What Do Canadians Think of Canada’s Forest Products Sector?

Do Canadians Still Watch Awards Shows?

By Michael Monopoli Final voting for the Oscars kicks off today (March 17, 2022) and runs for just six days before ending on the 22nd. As the 94th annual Academy Awards (scheduled for Sunday, March 27th) quickly approaches, we were eager to explore just how many Canadians will be tuning in. We conducted a national survey
Do Canadians Still Watch Awards Shows?

One Quarter of Canadians Experiencing Deteriorating Relationships Due to a Difference of Opinion Regarding COVID-19

By: Michael Monopoli As our data from last week showed, the so-called freedom convoy has been a polarizing issue for Canadians. As tensions continue to run high here in Ottawa and elsewhere across the country, we wanted to dig deeper to explore how the pandemic and subsequent public health mandates have changed how we relate
One Quarter of Canadians Experiencing Deteriorating Relationships Due to a Difference of Opinion Regarding COVID-19

Love (AKA: Emotional Compatibility) Is in the Air

By: Oksana Kishchuk The holiday of love is right around the corner, so what better time to reflect on who we love, why we love them, and (you knew this was coming) whether the pandemic has had an impact. First, a state of play on where things stand on relationships. Two-thirds (65%) of Canadians are
Love (AKA: Emotional Compatibility) Is in the Air

2022: The Year of Smart Resolutions.

New Year’s resolutions have a longstanding history dating back thousands of years. With 2021 in the rear view, some Canadians are setting their sights on 2022, and making resolutions for a better future in the process. This led us to wonder if the tradition is still living strong today. Just how many Canadians are making
2022: The Year of Smart Resolutions.

That’s a Wrap: 2021 Year in Review

As the final days of 2021 come to an end, were taking time to reflect and say thank you to all of those who have helped us grow over the past year. Here are some of our highlights from 2021: ABOUT ABACUS DATA We are the only research and strategy firm that helps organizations respond
That’s a Wrap: 2021 Year in Review

How Will Canadians Be Celebrating This Holiday Season?

By Michael Monopoli With the holiday season in full swing, COVID-19 cases are rising across the nation. Will Canadians be staying home for the holidays this year? How will celebrations be affected? Every year, we ask Canadians how they are planning to celebrate the holidays. Here’s a summary of what we found: The holiday season
How Will Canadians Be Celebrating This Holiday Season?

Reflections of a Midlife Millennial

By David Coletto In less than a week I turn 40. That’s 14,600 days, 350,400 hours, and 21 million minutes since I was lucky enough to be born to my parents, in Toronto, in Canada, in 1981. Now, for many readers, the fact that I’m turning 40 may come as a surprise. Most people I
Reflections of a Midlife Millennial

Abacus Data Team Members Receive Promotions as Leading Research Firm Grows

A Message from Chief Executive, David Coletto When we started Abacus Data in 2010, I wanted to create a research and insights firm that is known for its curiosity, thoughtfulness, and attention to detail. Over the past 11 years, I think we have delivered on that vision. Ask our clients and they will tell you
Abacus Data Team Members Receive Promotions as Leading Research Firm Grows
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