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COVID Conspiracy Beliefs Embraced by Millions

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed nationwide surveying among 1500 Canadians.  The focus was on the levels of trust people have in institutional sources of information, and belief in different theories that indicate a lack of trust in broadly accepted facts.  This is the third in a series of releases based on
COVID Conspiracy Beliefs Embraced by Millions

Millions believe in conspiracy theories in Canada

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed nationwide surveying among 1500 Canadians.  The focus was on the levels of trust people have in institutional sources of information, and belief in conspiracy theories.  This is the second in a series called “Trust & Facts: What Canadians Believe” • 44% (the equivalent of 13 million
Millions believe in conspiracy theories in Canada

The Local Traveller Will Be Around for One More Season, at Least.

By: Oksana Kishchuk A few months ago as the weather warmed, mandates lifted and some countries eased their rules and restrictions, we wondered if optimism about travel would rise. With the pandemic and the trickle-down impacts continuing to impact our lives, choices and behaviours, travel is no different. Our pocketbooks are starting to oppose the
The Local Traveller Will Be Around for One More Season, at Least.

Millions of Canadians Lack Trust in Government and News Media

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed nationwide surveying among 1500 Canadians.  The focus was on the levels of trust people have in institutional sources of information, and belief in conspiracy theories.  This is the first in a series called “Trust & Facts: What Canadians Believe” 44% THINK MUCH OF THE INFORMATION FROM
Millions of Canadians Lack Trust in Government and News Media

Final Abacus Data Poll: Ontario PCs lead by 13 as they head towards another majority government

By David Coletto Earlier today, we completed our final survey of the 2022 Ontario provincial election. Throughout this campaign, we have been tracking public attitudes and intentions and our latest survey indicates that Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives are headed towards an easy victory tomorrow and very likely another majority government. Here’s a quick
Final Abacus Data Poll: Ontario PCs lead by 13 as they head towards another majority government

What do Canadians think about the level of freedom in Canada?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey asked Canadians a couple of questions about the topic of freedom, to test the resonance of Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre’s campaign promise to “make Canada the freest country in the world”. The results suggest that the promise might not lack some pulling
What do Canadians think about the level of freedom in Canada?

Pierre Poilievre may have the advantage, but his popularity is softening: New Abacus polling on Canadian politics.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey shows little change on several of the variables that we track, but we do see evidence that Pierre Poilievre has lost some popularity over the last few weeks. VOTE INTENTION & VOTER POOLS Since 2022 began, the Liberals have been tracking between 30%
Pierre Poilievre may have the advantage, but his popularity is softening: New Abacus polling on Canadian politics.

Do Canadians Think Democracy Is in Decline Globally?

By David Coletto & Richard Jenkins The year got off to a terrifying start with the invasion of Ukraine, a democracy, by Russia, an authoritarian regime, just a year after the US Capitol was stormed by those who wanted to prevent the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. In Hungary, just
Do Canadians Think Democracy Is in Decline Globally?

Ontario PCs lead by 8: Debate does little as the desire for change drops

By David Coletto With less than two weeks to go before the Ontario election ends, we just completed a survey of 1,500 eligible voters conducted from May 18 to 21, 2022. Here’s a quick summary of the results: PCs lead by 8 over the OLP (PC 36, OLP 28, NDP 24) The Leaders’ Debate lifts
Ontario PCs lead by 8: Debate does little as the desire for change drops

Ontario PCs lead by 7: Ford’s negative rise as leaders are set to debate

By David Coletto As the four main party leaders prepare to debate tonight, we completed our second survey of the Ontario election campaign yesterday interviewing 1,000 eligible voters. Here’s what we found: RACE TIGHTENS: PCs LEAD BY 7 OVER THE LIBERALS. NDP AT 24%. If the election was held today, the PCs would win the
Ontario PCs lead by 7: Ford’s negative rise as leaders are set to debate
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