Allstate Canada Survey Finds Some Canadians Know They Don’t Have the Insurance They Need

Make Annual Chat With Insurance Professional Your New Year’s Resolution TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – December 17, 2013) – Almost a third of Canadians (30 per cent) who have owned or rented a house, condo or an apartment admit they didn’t have tenant or property insurance, shows a recent online poll commissioned by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada.

Bruce Anderson joins Abacus Data as Chairman

Abacus Data announced today that Bruce Anderson, one of Canada’s most respected pollsters, will be joining the firm as Chairman on December 1st. “This is great news for Abacus Data,” said the company’s Managing Partner Tim Powers, who is also vice-chair of Summa Strategies. “Bruce has a stellar national reputation and he’s always looking for

If Parliament were a business, Harper would be in serious trouble

BRUCE ANDERSON Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Nov. 01 2013, 2:06 PM EDT Last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper repeated over and over that if anyone doubted whether Senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau should be suspended without pay, they had only to imagine what would happen in a private company.

Tory base questions Harper’s credibility

BY DAVID AKIN ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF OTTAWA – When Prime Minister Stephen Harper steps to the podium Friday night in Calgary and looks out over what is expected to be 3,000 delegates to this weekend’s Conservative Party convention, he should know this: A lot of those people staring back at him are not sure if they can believe

Globe and Mail: Pollsters finally call an election correctly

ÉRIC GRENIER Globe and Mail Wednesday, Oct. 09 2013, 9:32 AM EDT After the disasters in British Columbia and Alberta, the polling industry needed a good result in last night’s provincial election in Nova Scotia. For the most part, they got it. The stakes were high in Tuesday’s vote not only for the politicians whose

Chronicle Herald: Poll offers different picture of race

October 2, 2013 – 9:22pm PAUL MCLEOD STAFF REPORTER The provincial election race may be tighter than previously thought, says a new Abacus Data Inc. poll. Abacus’s first Nova Scotia poll still gives the Liberals a healthy lead, but it shows the NDP and Progressive Conservatives in a neck-and-neck tie. Abacus had the Liberals at 48

Postmedia: Mainstream media still tops at influencing public opinion: poll

Tobi Cohen Published: September 26, 2013, 5:33 pm OTTAWA — Social media sites like Twitter may seem like all the rage as companies, organizations and politicians scramble to keep up with emerging platforms, but a new survey suggests mainstream media is where most Canadians still turn to help shape their opinions. The survey by a

Sun News: Summer ends with three-way tie among federal party support

DAVID AKIN | PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF After a summer of one embarrassing Senate scandal after another, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are likely to take whatever little good news they can find these days.And, in the latest survey provided exclusively to QMI Agency by Abacus Data, there is, in fact, the tiniest nugget of good news for the ruling

Les miserables: Millennials plagued by stress, anxiety and rising obesity

SOURCE: POSTMEDIA NEWS Misty Harris Published: September 4, 2013, 3:00 pm When Alexandra Knoll landed a job that was actually related to her university education, she cried for an entire day. After spending months sending out resumes, working 50 to 60 hours a week at restaurant gigs, and struggling with anxiety on a near daily

99 problems and a niche is one: Challenges abound as Millennials seek their happy place

SOURCE: POSTMEDIA NEWS Misty Harris Published: September 3, 2013, 3:00 pm Millennials grew up being told they could do anything. As adults, however, just paying the bills and putting food on the table have become ongoing challenges for too many. “Literally every day we’re wondering how we’re going to make it, how we’re going to

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