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Canadians’ views surrounding pharmacare

By Bruce Anderson On behalf of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, Abacus recently completed a nationwide survey of 1500 adult Canadians. The focus was to understand how Canadian adults feel about the policy choices that lie ahead for Ottawa on this file. 83% HAVE SOME FORM OF DRUG INSURANCE Half of those surveyed
Canadians’ views surrounding pharmacare

Canadians recognize that regional wireless competitors have helped to reduce prices and believe further competition will reduce prices even more.

By David Coletto Téléchargez la version française Earlier this month, we conducted a national public opinion survey commissioned by Shaw Communications on public perceptions and impressions about the wireless market in Canada. Here’s what we found: 3 IN 4 CANADIANS BELIEVE THAT THEY CAN FIND LOWER COST OPTIONS FOR THEIR WIRELESS SERVICE THAN THE CONTRACT
Canadians recognize that regional wireless competitors have helped to reduce prices and believe further competition will reduce prices even more.

As 2020 begins, the Liberals maintain lead as negative impressions of the government and Mr. Trudeau decline.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest nationwide survey, we looked at a range of political questions. Here’s what we found: LIBERALS HAVE A 4-POINT LEAD NATIONALLY, INCLUDING A 10-POINT LEAD OUTSIDE OF ALBERTA AND SASKATCHEWAN If an election were held at the time of the survey, the Liberals would win 34%, the
As 2020 begins, the Liberals maintain lead as negative impressions of the government and Mr. Trudeau decline.

Energy transition a widely accepted concept; Canadians want governments to work on it, not against it.

75% SAY IT IS A GLOBAL TREND, BENEFICIAL FOR CANADA IN THE LONG TERM. MOST FEEL IT IS NECESSARY AND WILL HAPPEN. IN ALBERTA, OPINION REVEALS MORE DISCOMFORT, BUT MOST SAY A TRANSITION TO LOWER CARBON ENERGY IS NECESSARY AND WILL HAPPEN. 60% WANT THE PROVINCE TO PLAN AN ECONOMY LESS DEPENDENT ON OIL. A
Energy transition a widely accepted concept; Canadians want governments to work on it, not against it.

Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians not sold on the People’s Party or Maxime Bernier

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.   If it were up to a majority of Canadian voters, the People’s Party of Canada would disappear from the electoral landscape.  Still, far more would prefer to see the PPC
Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians not sold on the People’s Party or Maxime Bernier

Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians endorse NAFTA2/CUSMA by a wide margin

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.   Just before the end of the year, all three countries signed the new NAFTA deal, also known as CUSMA.  Considering how controversial free trade was when the first Canada-US FTA
Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians endorse NAFTA2/CUSMA by a wide margin

Abacus Data Bulletin: What Canadians are looking for in a new Conservative Party leader

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto. We asked Canadians what they are looking for in a new Conservative Party leader. The results suggest that smaller government, tighter immigration, more law and order are somewhat down the list
Abacus Data Bulletin: What Canadians are looking for in a new Conservative Party leader

The state of the Conservative Party brand at the end of 2019

By David Coletto, Kate Harrison, & Dennis Matthews The research for this brand assessment was conducted by Abacus Data CEO David Coletto with advice and insights from Kate Harrison, a VP at government relations firm Summa Strategies and Dennis Matthews, a VP at Enterprise Canada and a former staffer to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and
The state of the Conservative Party brand at the end of 2019

A Premier Ford Reset? Public yet to clue in as negatives hold steady

By Ihor Korbabicz The media has picked up on efforts to present a kinder, refreshed, genteel Doug Ford, but the public has yet to notice. Impressions of the Ontario Premier have been relatively stable since April 2019 when his negatives first reached the ~60% disapproval threshold and ~20% positive, a dynamic that has not shifted
A Premier Ford Reset? Public yet to clue in as negatives hold steady

Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians would impeach & remove US President Trump

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto. If it were up to a majority of Canadian voters, President Trump would be both impeached and removed from office, according to our latest nationwide opinion data.  Fully 60% say they would prefer to
Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians would impeach & remove US President Trump
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