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Will Canadians Be Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween Night?

By Michael Monopoli Leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping, and the spooky season is officially upon us. While some of us start to pull the long-lost sweaters out from the back of our closets, others are planning the perfect costume for Halloween night. With mask mandates no longer in effect, and Halloween night just around

Canadians’ views on Bill C-18, the Online News Act

By David Coletto Google Canada commissioned Abacus Data to design and execute a national public opinion survey exploring perceptions and views about Bill C-18, the Online News Act and to gauge public reaction to Google’s concerns about the Bill. The survey was conducted with 2,207 Canadian adults from August 19 to 26, 2022. In designing

COVID Anxiety Low, Vaccine Hesitancy up a Notch

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto WORRY LEVELS REMAIN LOW Just 14% are “extremely worried” or “worried a lot” about Covid19. Just 19% say their level of concern has increased in recent days. Both numbers are among the lowest we’ve recorded. INFECTION RATES, AND SYMPTOM REPORTS UNCHANGED A total of 40% say they are sure

The Great Promotion? How the pandemic changed the landscape of working Canadians

By: Oksana Kishchuk Just last week our work was cited in an article about ‘The Great Resignation’ in Canada. Numbers from a recent labour market survey suggest this wasn’t a significant phenomenon in Canada. Instead, StatsCan data shows a Great Resignation is the bigger of our worries. (All the more reason to understand the younger

COVID Worries Drop to New Low

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto WORRY LEVELS ARE LOWEST SINCE PANDEMIC BEGAN Just 13% are “extremely worried” or “worried a lot” about Covid19. This is the lowest level we have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Just 16% say their level of concern has increased in recent days, also the lowest number we’ve

Quebec is Moving Away from the Rest of the Country but Most Don’t Believe it is a Path to Separation

On October 3, Québec will select a new provincial government. This makes it an ideal time to ask Canadians about the election but also Quebec’s role in the federation.  The survey conducted with Boudeweel Public Affairs shows some interesting dynamics including the belief that Quebec is moving away from the rest of Canada. The Provincial

After One Week: The Conservatives lead by 5 over the Liberals

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 1,990 Canadian adults from September 11 to 14, 2022. VOTE INTENTION If an election were held today, 35% would vote for the Conservative Party, 30% for the Liberal Party, 17% for the NDP and 9% for the BQ. All the interviews for

COVID Worries Remain Low Heading Into Fall

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto WORRY LEVELS ARE LOW AND STABLE Just 16% say they are extremely worried or worried a lot about Covid-19. This has been relatively consistent through July and August, and the lowest levels we have seen since the beginning of the pandemic in March of 2020.  Just 18% say their

Deadlocked: Liberals and Conservatives head to Fall session one point apart

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from August 26 to 30, 2022. If an election were held today, 33% would vote for the Conservative Party, 32% for the Liberal Party, 19% for the NDP and 7% for the BQ. These numbers are all within the

Back to School 2022: Are Canadians Concerned?

By: Michael Monopoli Children across Canada are gearing up to enter what will be their third school year with the pandemic. With most COVID-19 restrictions having been lifted, we wanted to understand how parents were feeling about sending their children to school in person this fall. We just fielded a national survey of adult Canadians

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