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Canadians overwhelmingly think Canada is a better place to live than the US, but some aren’t as sure as others.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, WHICH IS A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE – CANADA OR THE US? While 1 in every 10 Canadians think it would be better to live in the US, everyone else thinks
Canadians overwhelmingly think Canada is a better place to live than the US, but some aren’t as sure as others.

COVID worries continue to decline

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 2,400 Canadian adults from July 22 to 27, 2022 LOWEST LEVEL OF WORRY SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN Just 15% say they are extremely worried or worried a lot about Covid19, which is down from our reading in mid-July and the lowest number we
COVID worries continue to decline

Over 7 million Canadians are certain they had COVID-19

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. THOSE WHO ARE SURE THEY WERE INFECTED DOUBLED SINCE FEBRUARY A total of 25% say they are sure they had COVID and another 11% believe they probably did. Only 51% are sure they did
Over 7 million Canadians are certain they had COVID-19

Air travel experiences meet expectations for most Canadian travelers

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. ONE IN TEN FLEW IN CANADA LAST MONTH The number of people who have taken an airplane trip in Canada in the last four weeks is 10%. Just 4% took 2 or more flights
Air travel experiences meet expectations for most Canadian travelers

Economic anxiety and public policy: A guide to understanding your audiences today for business, policy, and political leaders

By David Coletto I’ve been thinking a lot about the occupation/protests in Ottawa. Our team has done a lot of work examining public reactions to these protests and surrounding views on the pandemic and restrictions/protections. I have also been inspired by work and insights by colleagues and others to understand the dynamics of public opinion
Economic anxiety and public policy: A guide to understanding your audiences today for business, policy, and political leaders

Canadians See Clean Energy Eclipsing Oil and Gas in Economic Importance for Canada

By David Coletto In the latest round of survey work by Clean Energy Canada and Abacus Data, for every person who thinks oil and gas will be very important for Canada’s economy in 10 years, twice as many feel that way about clean energy. The results paint a picture of a population that believes oil
Canadians See Clean Energy Eclipsing Oil and Gas in Economic Importance for Canada

Canadian Small Businesses Embraced Connected Technology During the Pandemic and Most Say a Fast and Reliable Internet Connection Is Essential for Their Business Going Forward

By: David Coletto For video interviews by Skype or Zoom or audio interviews, please contact David at 613-884-4730 or david@abacusdata.ca The pandemic was deeply disruptive for small and medium-sized businesses across Canada. More than half had to shut down their workplace and many had to adapt to a remote workforce. According to our recent survey
Canadian Small Businesses Embraced Connected Technology During the Pandemic and Most Say a Fast and Reliable Internet Connection Is Essential for Their Business Going Forward

Pan-Canadian Survey Finds Black Entrepreneurs Face Significant Barriers to Success

La version française est ci-dessous The results of a major new survey on Black entrepreneurship in Canada were released today that reveals systemic barriers to growth and success facing Black Canadian entrepreneurs. The survey was commissioned by the African Canadian Senate Group and Senator Colin Deacon, in collaboration with twelve prominent, Black-led business organizations across
Pan-Canadian Survey Finds Black Entrepreneurs Face Significant Barriers to Success

Arts and culture during a pandemic and what will come next

By Megan Ross In the past 20 years, new technologies have disrupted countless sectors, created entirely new industries, and fundamentally changed the way we live, work, and play. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technological uptake and evolution in the most abbreviated time horizon we’ve ever witnessed. In an effort to limit the spread of the
Arts and culture during a pandemic and what will come next

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.
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