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Abacus Election Bulletin: A Question of Leadership(s)

Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. By Ihor Korbabicz If you’ve spent some time in our parliamentary democracy, you’ll have caught on that power is centralized

Abacus Election Bulletin: Top issues for men vs. women in this election.

Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. By Oksana Kishchuk Keeping with our weekly theme of top election issues, we wanted to know if there were any

Abacus Election Bulletin: Cost of living important for all generations, especially millennials

Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. By Oksana Kishchuk Prior to the pandemic, and even before, the political environment has been ripe for affordability to not

Abacus Election Bulletin: Current Vote and Leader’s Impressions among the LGBTQ2S+ Community.

Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. By Michael Monopoli This election season comes at a critical moment for Canadians. As we continue the fight against COVID-19,

As the campaign kicks off, Liberals lead by 5 over Conservatives as the NDP rises to 22%

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults (August 12 to 16) with about 30% of the interviews done after the election announcement on Sunday. Here’s what we are seeing: MOOD OF THE COUNTRY There’s been a five-point drop in the number of Canadians feeling the country

Abacus Election Bulletin: Affordability and the cost of living is the top issue for Canadians

Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. By David Coletto  Although many Canadians say they are financially better off or have not been impacted by the pandemic,

Abacus Election Bulletin: Will Canadians tune out this election?

By David Coletto Each day during the 2021 Federal Election campaign, researchers at Abacus Data will share insights and analysis from our polling in concise, insights-focused reports. To never miss our polls and analysis, subscribe to our newsletter. Let’s face it, apart from political junkies like me, most people don’t love politics. Elections matter but

Google Search Trends and the 2021 Canadian Election

Along with polling data, there are other data sources that can offer some insight into the dynamics of the election campaign. Looking at what Canadians are searching for on Google is of particular interest. Not only because Google provides real-time, comparable data, but search behaviour can tell us what Canadians are interested in and looking

Affordability anxiety continues as income and wealth disparity, made worse by the pandemic, drives priorities for political agenda.

Pour l’analyse de la langue française, cliquez ici 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 a survey I did for the Broadbent Institute back in March 2019, I described the mood at the time as affordability anxiety – a feeling that

Most Canadians won’t be upset if early election called; Liberals lead by 9 over Conservatives

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 3,000 Canadian adults (August 6 to 11, 2021). As we head towards a likely election call in the next few weeks, here’s our latest look at the Canadian political environment. HOW WILL CANADIANS REACT TO AN EARLY ELECTION CALL? While only a

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