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

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
COVID Anxiety Low, Vaccine Hesitancy up a Notch

Public Stress About Inflation Is High, but Not Rising Much

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In July, and then again last week, we measured public sentiment about the economy and inflation.  Here’s what we found. CURRENT PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Today, 9% say the economic conditions for them personally are relatively good, while 53% say things “could be better but are not really difficult.” Just
Public Stress About Inflation Is High, but Not Rising Much

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

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
COVID Worries Drop to New Low

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

Reaching Gender Parity in Politics: We Still Have Room to Grow

In late August 2022 Informed Opinions commissioned a survey to understand how Canadians perceive women’s political representation including how we rank relative to other countries, the level of importance of this issue and support for solutions.   The survey was conducted with n=2,000 general population individuals in Canada.  Here’s what we found: When it comes
Reaching Gender Parity in Politics: We Still Have Room to Grow

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

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
COVID Worries Remain Low Heading Into Fall

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