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How do Canadians react to Pierre Poilievre’s campaign narrative?

By David Coletto Abacus Data recently completed a national survey with a sample of 2,000 Canadian adults from April 4 to 9, 2022. In that survey, we showed respondents who completed the survey in English the campaign launch video of Conservative Party leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre as a way to test reaction to his campaign’s
How do Canadians react to Pierre Poilievre’s campaign narrative?

What are Canadians thinking about Canada’s response to the Ukrainian invasion?

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 1,500 Canadian adults from March 22 to 25, 2022. UKRAINE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESPONSE Most Canadians continue to believe that the federal government is doing a good job or doing as well as can be expected in terms of
What are Canadians thinking about Canada’s response to the Ukrainian invasion?

Advantage Poilievre but Charest could be competitive: new Abacus poll.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 1,500 Canadian adults from March 22 to 25, 2022. IMPRESSIONS OF CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP CANDIDATES Across the country, one in five voters says they have a positive impression of Pierre Poilievre and Jean Charest. Neither has particularly high negatives, with
Advantage Poilievre but Charest could be competitive: new Abacus poll.

Is Co-ownership a Solution to the Housing Accessibility Crisis in Canada? Here’s What Canadians Think.

By David Coletto For video interviews by Skype or Zoom or audio interviews, please contact David at 613-884-4730 or david@abacusdata.ca To say that housing accessibility and affordability are a problem in Canada has become a massive understatement. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average home price in Canada hit $816,720 in February –
Is Co-ownership a Solution to the Housing Accessibility Crisis in Canada? Here’s What Canadians Think.

Liberal-NDP deal: By 2 to 1 margin, public thinks it will be good rather than bad for Canada

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 1,500 Canadian adults from March 22 to 25, 2022. All the interviews were completed after news of the Liberal-NDP confidence and supply agreement was reported. PUBLIC MOOD & GOVERNMENT APPROVAL The mood of the country has improved markedly from
Liberal-NDP deal: By 2 to 1 margin, public thinks it will be good rather than bad for Canada

What Do Canadians Think of Canada’s Forest Products Sector?

By David Coletto Everyday, Canadians interact or use products produced by Canada’s forestry sector. Yet, despite this, few really understand how the sector works. That’s not surprising considering that more than 80% of Canadians live in or near a city, far from the managed forests that are the source of so many of the essential
What Do Canadians Think of Canada’s Forest Products Sector?

Do Canadians Still Watch Awards Shows?

By Michael Monopoli Final voting for the Oscars kicks off today (March 17, 2022) and runs for just six days before ending on the 22nd. As the 94th annual Academy Awards (scheduled for Sunday, March 27th) quickly approaches, we were eager to explore just how many Canadians will be tuning in. We conducted a national survey
Do Canadians Still Watch Awards Shows?

Canadian Support for Ukraine Assistance Growing in Light of Russian Invasion

By Ihor Korbabicz Canadians have been closely following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with 7 in 10 outright in support of Canadian assistance to Ukraine’s defense efforts today and only 1 in 10 opposed. This represents a significant shift from support recorded in January of this year. We also find a fairly clear consensus on Ukraine
Canadian Support for Ukraine Assistance Growing in Light of Russian Invasion

Conservative Leadership Campaign: Initial impressions of declared/potential candidates

By David Coletto We were in the field at the end of February (Feb 23-Mar 1) and asked Canadians their impression of four declared/possible Conservative Party leadership candidates. Jean Charest would start the race with higher name recognition than Poilievre and about similar favourables nationally (gen pop). Patrick Brown is much less known, especially outside
Conservative Leadership Campaign: Initial impressions of declared/potential candidates

Almost 80% Of Canadians Open to Owning an Electric Vehicle

In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, only 21% of Canadian adults think they “probably never will” own an electric vehicle.  At the other end of the spectrum, 19% (the equivalent of more than 5 million people) say they love the idea of owning one, and another 31%
Almost 80% Of Canadians Open to Owning an Electric Vehicle
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