Dead heat in national support as the federal election approaches

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In an election held today, the Conservatives (33%) and the Liberal Party (32%) would match each other in national support.  The regional breakdowns of support tend to favour the Liberals at this moment, with Justin Trudeau’s party leading east of Manitoba and tied with the Conservatives in BC. The

Millennials and the short-term rental market

By Shruti Sandhu Millennials and the Canadian Housing Market have been a subject of discussion for nearly a decade. Can they afford it? What will they buy? Where will they buy? When will they buy? These are all questions that reporters, realtors, and social scientists try and answer on a regular basis. Born between the

Has Canada been worth it? Views on leaving Confederation

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our most recent national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults, we asked respondents about whether being part of Canada has been a good or bad thing for their province and whether they would vote to leave or stay in Canada if given an option to do so. Here’s what

Sour Canada-China Relations: Canadians blame China

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest national survey, we asked a few questions about the Canada-China relationship. Here’s what we found: CHINA TRYING TO BULLY CANADA, AND SHOULD STAND DOWN The relationship between Canada and China has been going through a challenging period and while many Canadians may not be following all

Liberals and Conservatives deadlocked at 32%

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto This week we completed another national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults. With less than 100 days to go before Canadians select their next parliament, we updated our political tracking. Here’s what we found:  LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES DEADLOCKED AT 32%  If an election was held at the time of the

Canadians would vote Trump out

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto  DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE PREFERENCES  In our latest nationwide survey, we tested the popularity of five of the leading candidates in the race.  If Canadians could help choose the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden would have a modest edge over Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris.

Just 1 in 4 Canadians say the economy is poor

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto As part of the national survey we conducted at the end of June and into early July, we asked a series of questions we regularly track about the public’s impressions of the economy. THE NATIONAL ECONOMY As the country heads towards an election less than 100 days away, the

Election 2019 is a battle to define the agenda

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey, we offered respondents a list of possible issues that might affect their vote and asked them to identify the three that would be most important to them. THE BIGGEST ISSUES? • In every election, health care is at or near the top of the list

Debunking Millennial Myths: Millennials as “The Sober Generation”

By Shruti Sandhu As I write this, a friend is texting me about how hungover he is after his most recent night on the town. It’s been two days, yet he is still suffering the consequences of his last bender. Could the debilitating headache, nausea, and unplanned day of couch-surfing with greasy carbs be enough

Tight race between Conservatives and Liberals continues as voter fluidity remains high

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto This week we completed a large national survey of over 3,000 Canadian adults. Along with our usual update on the political landscape, we also explore the issues Canadians say will affect how they vote. THE WORLD AND AMERICA ARE HEADING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION For every Canadian (17%) who

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