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Millions feeling pain on food costs; Pessimism persists

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Over the last several months we’ve been measuring how Canadians are reacting to the higher rate of inflation and rising interest rates today.  Here’s what we found in our latest tracking. CURRENT PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Today, 11% say the economic conditions for them personally are relatively good, while 52%

Public Stress About Inflation Is High, but Not Rising Much

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In July, and then again last week, we measured public sentiment about the economy and inflation.  Here’s what we found. CURRENT PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Today, 9% say the economic conditions for them personally are relatively good, while 53% say things “could be better but are not really difficult.” Just

Economic anxiety and public policy: A guide to understanding your audiences today for business, policy, and political leaders

By David Coletto I’ve been thinking a lot about the occupation/protests in Ottawa. Our team has done a lot of work examining public reactions to these protests and surrounding views on the pandemic and restrictions/protections. I have also been inspired by work and insights by colleagues and others to understand the dynamics of public opinion

Daily #elxn44 Tracking: September 18

In the final days of the 2021 Canadian general election, our team is tracking public opinion and intentions about the election daily. Each evening from Wednesday, September 15 to Saturday, September 18, we will be releasing the results of a three-day rolling poll of about 1,500 eligible voters who say they will definitely be voting

Daily #elxn44 Tracking: September 17

In the final days of the 2021 Canadian general election, our team is tracking public opinion and intentions about the election daily. Each evening from Wednesday, September 15 to Saturday, September 18, we will be releasing the results of a three-day rolling poll of about 1,500 eligible voters who say they will definitely be voting

Daily #elxn44 Tracking: September 16

In the final days of the 2021 Canadian general election, our team is tracking public opinion and intentions about the election daily. Each evening from Wednesday, September 15 to Saturday, September 18, we will be releasing the results of a three-day rolling poll of about 1,500 eligible voters who say they will definitely be voting

Daily #elxn44 Tracking: September 15

In the final days of the 2021 Canadian general election, our team is tracking public opinion and intentions about the election daily. Each evening from Wednesday, September 15 to Saturday, September 18, we will be releasing the results of a three-day rolling poll of about 1,500 eligible voters who say they will definitely be voting

Abacus Election Bulletin: The top 4 data shifts, so far.

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 Over the last four weeks we’ve been tracking a lot of data points about the federal election.

Abacus Election Bulletin: What issues are the parties owning and how has the campaign changed perceptions?

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 Elections can often come down to voters choosing the party or leader best able to handle the

Abacus Election Bulletin: Top Issues and Our Vote-what motivates us the most?

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 There are a lot of things that can impact our vote from party leader’s personalities, to how

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