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Pierre Poilievre may have the advantage, but his popularity is softening: New Abacus polling on Canadian politics.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey shows little change on several of the variables that we track, but we do see evidence that Pierre Poilievre has lost some popularity over the last few weeks. VOTE INTENTION & VOTER POOLS Since 2022 began, the Liberals have been tracking between 30%
Pierre Poilievre may have the advantage, but his popularity is softening: New Abacus polling on Canadian politics.

Do Canadians Think Democracy Is in Decline Globally?

By David Coletto & Richard Jenkins The year got off to a terrifying start with the invasion of Ukraine, a democracy, by Russia, an authoritarian regime, just a year after the US Capitol was stormed by those who wanted to prevent the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. In Hungary, just
Do Canadians Think Democracy Is in Decline Globally?

Ontario PCs lead by 8: Debate does little as the desire for change drops

By David Coletto With less than two weeks to go before the Ontario election ends, we just completed a survey of 1,500 eligible voters conducted from May 18 to 21, 2022. Here’s a quick summary of the results: PCs lead by 8 over the OLP (PC 36, OLP 28, NDP 24) The Leaders’ Debate lifts
Ontario PCs lead by 8: Debate does little as the desire for change drops

Ontario PCs lead by 7: Ford’s negative rise as leaders are set to debate

By David Coletto As the four main party leaders prepare to debate tonight, we completed our second survey of the Ontario election campaign yesterday interviewing 1,000 eligible voters. Here’s what we found: RACE TIGHTENS: PCs LEAD BY 7 OVER THE LIBERALS. NDP AT 24%. If the election was held today, the PCs would win the
Ontario PCs lead by 7: Ford’s negative rise as leaders are set to debate

Political preferences are stable, as Canada exits pandemic, copes with inflation

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey shows little movement over the last couple of months. Since 2022 began, the Liberals have been tracking between 30% and 33%, and so has the Conservative Party. The most recent results find the Conservatives with 33%, Liberals 31% and NDP at 19%. Since
Political preferences are stable, as Canada exits pandemic, copes with inflation

Poll: Ontarians Are Interested in Electric Vehicles, but Lack of Provincial Action Is a Barrier

In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, we surveyed 1500 residents of Ontario as the province enters a provincial election campaign. Key findings include: 55% think climate change is a serious problem and more action needs to be taken to fight it, but only 25% think Premier Doug
Poll: Ontarians Are Interested in Electric Vehicles, but Lack of Provincial Action Is a Barrier

Ontario PCs open up a 9-point lead: Why Doug Ford is well positioned to be re-elected.

By David Coletto As the Ontario provincial election started, we conducted a survey of 1,500 eligible voters in the province from May 5 to 9, 2022. The results indicate that the Ontario PC Party is in a solid position to be re-elected in early June barring any major shifts in public opinion. In this report,
Ontario PCs open up a 9-point lead: Why Doug Ford is well positioned to be re-elected.

State of the Province: How Do Nova Scotians Feel About the Provincial Government and Their Political Choices?

By David Coletto & Shay Purdy As Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston is set to deliver his first annual State of the Province Address tomorrow, in partnership with Summa Strategies, we surveyed 500 Nova Scotia residents from April 14 to 21 exploring their overall mood, their views on the government’s performance today, the top issues
State of the Province: How Do Nova Scotians Feel About the Provincial Government and Their Political Choices?

Health Insurance and Health Priorities

This is a summary of a major public opinion study conducted by Abacus Data, using an online methodology, for the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. The sample size for the survey was 3,800 adult Canadians and the fieldwork was conducted from January 31 to February 14, 2022. The margin of error for a comparable
Health Insurance and Health Priorities

Go Canada Go: How Canadians are reacting to the men’s soccer qualifying for the World Cup

By David Coletto With news that the Canadian men’s soccer team qualified for the 2022 World Cup taking place later this year in Qatar, we wanted to understand how Canadians feel about it and whether they will be cheering on Team Canada. Now, I admit, I’m not a huge fan of soccer. As an Italian-Canadian,
Go Canada Go: How Canadians are reacting to the men’s soccer qualifying for the World Cup
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