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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

Canadians ready to get back to organized sports and group physical activities post-pandemic.

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     By David Coletto Our team has been tracking Canadian perceptions and attitudes around the pandemic for more than two months. As provinces start executing plans to re-open the economy, when group physical activity

School’s out: Will parents send their kids back to school if they open?

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     By David Coletto Our team has been tracking Canadian perceptions and attitudes around the pandemic for almost two months. As provinces start executing plans to re-open the economy, one question many are asking

When the economy “re-opens”, what will it take for people to come back in?

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     By David Coletto Our team has been tracking Canadian perceptions and attitudes around the pandemic for almost two months. As provinces start executing plans to re-open the economy, one question many are asking

Economic concerns become more significant in driving overall concern about COVID 19

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     By David Coletto Our team has been tracking Canadian perceptions and attitudes around the pandemic for over a month now, and data suggest we have entered a new phase of the crisis, at

Canadians are well stocked with food as many are concerned about food availability and rising prices

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     By Ihor Korbabicz & David Coletto As COVID-19 causes mass disruption to the labour force, worried Canadians’ minds turn to the basic products they need to live out what may come to be

Abacus Poll: Support for oil workers is expected, across the country

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     *Note: In an earlier version of this release, some of the data in the charts below were incorrect. They have been correct. As the federal government considers different policy measures to support hard-hit

COVID-19 and Canada’s renters

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact David Coletto.     Earlier today, we released data from a comprehensive survey looking at how the COVID-19 epidemic has impacted Canadians’ state of mind. Over the next few days, we will also dig deeper to explore

COVID-19 and Canadians’ State of Mind: Worried, lonely, and expecting disruption for at least 2 to 3 months

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.     On Monday, we completed a comprehensive survey on how Canadians are feeling and reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak. Over the next few days, we will be releasing findings from

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

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