How Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won Over Millennials At Davos

 By Jake Horowitz January 25, 2016 DAVOS, Switzerland — Of the many politicians attending this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, there was one in particular who stood out as the most popular world leader for millennials: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Since he was elected in October, Trudeau has become an

Millennials don’t want to work for the man

Companies like A&W are trying to entice the next generation of entrepreneurs to launch a franchise By: Lisa Wright Business Reporter, Published on Wed Jan 20 2016 Priya Dhillon has two children under the age of 4 and a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Guelph. But the 33-year-old has her sights set

Conservative Leadership: MacKay, Raitt, Kenney, Clement

Four names top the list of candidates attracting interest in the CPC race. By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest poll we asked people which of 7 possible candidates for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada they think would make the best leader. Note, this survey was conducted prior to Kevin

Millennials clueless about retirement savings plans

Jennifer Paterson | January 20, 2016 Almost a third (32%) of millennials admit they are “not at all knowledgeable” about retirement savings plans (RSPs), according to new survey by TD. The survey found that only 50% of those aged between 18-33 know that the money in an RSP can help to purchase their first home and just 28% know RSP funds can help

The Canada-China Relationship

By Bruce Anderson Abacus Data conducted a nationwide survey on behalf of Teck Resources – Canada’s largest diversified resource development company and a significant Canadian exporter. The focus of the study was Canadians’ views of Canada’s relationship with China, with an emphasis on trade, including their preferences for that relationship going forward. This release highlights

Promises, Promises: Which Liberal campaign promises do Canadians want the government to follow through on?

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest poll we asked how people felt about a range of the promises that the Liberal Party made while campaigning last fall. In each case, we asked if people wanted them to go ahead with the promise, would prefer they not go ahead, or didn’t care much

Popularity & Prime Ministers

Highest positives for Trudeau son & father Highest negatives for Stephen Harper By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest poll we asked how people felt about the last 7 people who won elections and became prime minster. The results provide some context in which to assess feelings about the two most recent election

How do we feel about the Trudeau government?

By a 2:1 margin, people approve By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Today, 53% say they approve of the performance of the federal government, similar to the 51% we measured in December. To put this in context, at no point during 2015 did the Harper government find an approval rating higher than 37%. Also noteworthy

The Economy & National Politics?

Economic concerns are rising. Political preferences fairly stable. LPC 45%, CPC 28%, NDP 17% By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto A year ago, two thirds of Canadians said the economy was in good shape; one third said it was “poor”. Today, those numbers are reversed, illustrating how significant has been the shift in sentiment. Much

What do Canadians think should be done about ISIS?

Canadians are unsure bombing will work, hesitant about sending troops, and think a ground war may be needed. By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our most recent nationwide public opinion survey, we explored three questions that tapped into how Canadians feel about the choices facing Canada and other countries when it comes to dealing

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