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Affordability anxiety continues as income and wealth disparity, made worse by the pandemic, drives priorities for political agenda.

Pour l’analyse de la langue française, cliquez ici By David Coletto For video interviews by Skype or Zoom or audio interviews, please contact David at 613-884-4730 or david@abacusdata.ca In a survey I did for the Broadbent Institute back in March 2019, I described the mood at the time as affordability anxiety – a feeling that
Affordability anxiety continues as income and wealth disparity, made worse by the pandemic, drives priorities for political agenda.

Most Canadians won’t be upset if early election called; Liberals lead by 9 over Conservatives

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 3,000 Canadian adults (August 6 to 11, 2021). As we head towards a likely election call in the next few weeks, here’s our latest look at the Canadian political environment. HOW WILL CANADIANS REACT TO AN EARLY ELECTION CALL? While only a
Most Canadians won’t be upset if early election called; Liberals lead by 9 over Conservatives

To reduce the deficit, Canadians want increased taxes on the wealthy and large corporations

88% WANT TO SEE A WEALTH TAX INCLUDED AS PART OF A POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY PLAN.   Pour l’analyse de la langue française, cliquez ici By David Coletto In mid-July, the Broadbent Institute and the Professional Institute for the Public Service of Canada commissioned Abacus Data to conduct a national public opinion survey to explore attitudes
To reduce the deficit, Canadians want increased taxes on the wealthy and large corporations

Recent extreme weather has more Canadians worried about climate change’s impact on their health

By David Coletto In mid-July, we conducted a national public opinion survey of 1,500 Canadian adults for the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices exploring what impact, if any, the recent extreme heat and wildfires across the country have had on public concern about climate change. The survey found: 1. A majority of Canadians are extremely
Recent extreme weather has more Canadians worried about climate change’s impact on their health

Liberals ahead by 12 as election speculation heats up

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 2,000 Canadian adults (July 29 to Aug 2). As we head towards a likely election call in the next few weeks, here’s our latest look at the Canadian political environment. HOW BIG ARE THE PARTY VOTER POOLS? The Liberals continue to have
Liberals ahead by 12 as election speculation heats up

Canadians think their tax system is unfair and support new revenue tools that bring down the deficit and reduce inequality now.

Pour l’analyse de la langue française, cliquez ici In mid-July, the Broadbent Institute and the Professional Institute for the Public Service of Canada commissioned Abacus Data to conduct a national public opinion survey to explore attitudes and opinions about tax fairness in Canada. These questions were part of a larger survey exploring opinions about tax
Canadians think their tax system is unfair and support new revenue tools that bring down the deficit and reduce inequality now.

You vaxxed? Millions are asking each other and relationships might hang in the balance

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The latest Abacus Data research explored how Canadians are feeling about vaccination against Covid-19. Our polling is based on a representative sample of the adult Canadian population, as our sampling includes people 18 and older. Here’s what we found: • 84% of adults accept being vaccinated, 8% are hesitant
You vaxxed? Millions are asking each other and relationships might hang in the balance

2.4 million are vaccine “maybes”, another 2.4 million say “no”. More than 5 million doubt the second shot is essential.

Abacus Data is proud to be supporting the research and polling for the Faster Together Task Group The latest Abacus Data research conducted as a contribution to the Faster Together coalition reveals that vaccine-hesitant Canadians number 8% of adults (roughly 2.4 million people), while vaccine refusers number 8% (2.4 million). We find 60% saying they
2.4 million are vaccine “maybes”, another 2.4 million say “no”. More than 5 million doubt the second shot is essential.

How Canadians view the federal party leaders

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide survey included a series of probes designed to help understand how the public sees the leaders of the three biggest national political parties. Here’s what we found. JAGMEET SINGH Today, Mr. Singh is arguably the most popular national political leader, with 38% saying they have a
How Canadians view the federal party leaders

2021 is not 2019: Liberals well ahead as Conservative vote hits a new low

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 1500 Canadian adults (June 10-15). Here’s what the survey found: HOW BIG ARE THE PARTY VOTER POOLS? If there is a national election in Canada this year, it may have a different flavour than recent elections. The “accessible voter pool” (meaning the
2021 is not 2019: Liberals well ahead as Conservative vote hits a new low
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