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Richard Jenkins joins Abacus Data as Director, Public Sector Research

Experienced researcher Richard Jenkins joins Abacus Data’s Ottawa-based team where he will help grow the firm’s public sector practice and help lead the research team in Ottawa. Richard has extensive experience in public affairs, policy development, branding, customer experience, and employee experience research for some of Canada’s leading public and private sector organizations. In addition
Richard Jenkins joins Abacus Data as Director, Public Sector Research

Some modestly good news for Liberals after the Throne Speech

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto After last week’s Speech from the Throne Liberal support is steady nationally at 35%, with the Conservatives five points back. NDP support is steady at 17%. The regional breaks show the Liberals ahead in BC (by 4 points), Ontario (by 8 points), Quebec (by 7 points) and Atlantic Canada
Some modestly good news for Liberals after the Throne Speech

Abacus Data Bulletin: COVID anxiety is widespread among Canadian parents

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto. Millions of Canadian parents are anxious about whether their children are safe as school returns this fall. In our latest nationwide survey, we probed Covid-19 related anxieties and here’s what we
Abacus Data Bulletin: COVID anxiety is widespread among Canadian parents

Liberals slightly ahead as the Throne Speech looms

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto An election today would see the Liberals (35%) slightly ahead of the Conservatives (32%) nationally with the NDP back at 17%. Since early this month, the Liberals are up by two, the Conservatives one, and while the NDP is down one – changes all within the margin of error.
Liberals slightly ahead as the Throne Speech looms

Canadians expect bold action to deal with the economic and social impact of the pandemic

Earlier this month, the Broadbent Institute commissioned us to conduct a national public opinion survey to explore the kind of recovery agenda Canadians want the federal government to set in response to the pandemic. The survey found: 1. Almost half (45%) think the worst of the pandemic is still to come and only 19% think
Canadians expect bold action to deal with the economic and social impact of the pandemic

Liberal support sags as the summer ends and O’Toole begins as Conservative leader

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto An election today would see the Liberals (33%) and Conservatives (31%) in a virtual tie in terms of national support. The NDP is further back with 18%, a level they have maintained for many months now. The regional patterns show the Liberals tied with the BQ in Quebec, virtually
Liberal support sags as the summer ends and O’Toole begins as Conservative leader

Abacus Data Bulletin: Parents wary and divided on return to classes

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.     About one in five (19%) Canadian adults has a child eligible to get to primary or secondary school in Canada this fall, including 38% of those who are between
Abacus Data Bulletin: Parents wary and divided on return to classes

Liberal support recovers slightly

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto After several weeks of downward pressure caused by the WE Charity matter, Liberal support is showing some signs of recovery. An election today would see the Liberals (36%) with a 6-point margin over the Conservatives (30%) and the NDP further back with 18%. The regional patterns show the Liberals
Liberal support recovers slightly

Join our team as Director, Public Sector Research

Location: Ottawa, Ontario Compensation: Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. Annual performance bonus 20-30% of base salary. Generous marketing bonus for all new business development. Expected start date: September or October 2020 The opportunity: Here at Abacus Data, a premier Canadian public opinion research & strategy agency, we are looking to capitalize on explosive growth
Join our team as Director, Public Sector Research

As the pandemic goes on, the threat to live music grows

By David Coletto For video interviews by Skype or Zoom or audio interviews, please contact David at 613-884-4730 or david@abacusdata.ca In May, we published results of a national survey conducted for Music Canada to explore how the music industry is being impacted by the pandemic through the lens of concert-goers and those who consume live,
As the pandemic goes on, the threat to live music grows
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