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Co-operatives and Mutuals in the Age of Uncertainty

By David Coletto At the end of last year, we conducted a national survey of 5,000 Canadian adults for Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada that explored public attitudes about the economic system, broader public concerns, and what role co-operatives could play in alleviating those concerns. The survey also sought to profile cooperative members in Canada. The
Co-operatives and Mutuals in the Age of Uncertainty

Coronavirus: 14 million Canadians say they are hand washing more; 4 million stocking up on supplies.

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.     Data gathered over the last several days describes some of the ways Canadians have been responding to the Coronavirus. Yesterday we documented a series of avoidance behaviours, today some
Coronavirus: 14 million Canadians say they are hand washing more; 4 million stocking up on supplies.

Abacus Data Bulletin: Millions are changing their daily lives because of Coronavirus; Travel providers take a big hit

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.     Given the impact that the Coronavirus appears to be having around the world, we have started tracking how Canadians are reacting and thinking about their own behaviours. Here’s what
Abacus Data Bulletin: Millions are changing their daily lives because of Coronavirus; Travel providers take a big hit

Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians prefer negotiation over force but that’s not the same as support for blockades

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.   APPROVAL OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Today 33% approve of the Trudeau government performance, 20% are on the fence, and 47% disapprove. Approval is down 4 points since last month and about
Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians prefer negotiation over force but that’s not the same as support for blockades

Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians engaged on coronavirus. Broad satisfaction with federal government response.

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.   APPROVAL OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Today 33% approve of the Trudeau government performance, 20% are on the fence, and 47% disapprove. Approval is down 4 points since last month and about
Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians engaged on coronavirus. Broad satisfaction with federal government response.

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
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