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COVID worries continue to decline

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 2,400 Canadian adults from July 22 to 27, 2022 LOWEST LEVEL OF WORRY SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN Just 15% say they are extremely worried or worried a lot about Covid19, which is down from our reading in mid-July and the lowest number we

Conservative lead widens as unhappiness with federal government and Prime Minister Trudeau grows

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 2,400 Canadian adults from July 22 to 27, 2022. NATIONAL MOOD  Today 33% of Canadians think the country is headed in the right direction, which is 8-10 points below where things were a year ago. Views of the direction of the world

Over 7 million Canadians are certain they had COVID-19

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. THOSE WHO ARE SURE THEY WERE INFECTED DOUBLED SINCE FEBRUARY A total of 25% say they are sure they had COVID and another 11% believe they probably did. Only 51% are sure they did

Air travel experiences meet expectations for most Canadian travelers

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. ONE IN TEN FLEW IN CANADA LAST MONTH The number of people who have taken an airplane trip in Canada in the last four weeks is 10%. Just 4% took 2 or more flights

Public mood dips, government approval softens and PM negatives up

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. NATIONAL MOOD SLIDES FOUR POINTS IN A MONTH The number of people who say Canada is heading in the right direction continues its downward trajectory with 33% feeling positively (down 2 since June

Softening support for the government as the House rises

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We just completed a national survey of 3,026 Canadian adults from June 17 to 23, 2022. NATIONAL MOOD SLIDES FOUR POINTS The number of people who say Canada is heading in the right direction, is at 35%, down 4 points from mid-April, and one of the weaker results we

The Local Traveller Will Be Around for One More Season, at Least.

By: Oksana Kishchuk A few months ago as the weather warmed, mandates lifted and some countries eased their rules and restrictions, we wondered if optimism about travel would rise. With the pandemic and the trickle-down impacts continuing to impact our lives, choices and behaviours, travel is no different. Our pocketbooks are starting to oppose the

Pierre Poilievre may have the advantage, but his popularity is softening: New Abacus polling on Canadian politics.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey shows little change on several of the variables that we track, but we do see evidence that Pierre Poilievre has lost some popularity over the last few weeks. VOTE INTENTION & VOTER POOLS Since 2022 began, the Liberals have been tracking between 30%

Political preferences are stable, as Canada exits pandemic, copes with inflation

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto Our latest nationwide public opinion survey shows little movement over the last couple of months. Since 2022 began, the Liberals have been tracking between 30% and 33%, and so has the Conservative Party. The most recent results find the Conservatives with 33%, Liberals 31% and NDP at 19%. Since

COVID anxiety moderate to low: 6th wave hasn’t caused a spike in fear

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 2,000 Canadians from April 4 to 9, 2022. WORRIED ABOUT COVID TODAY Just under 1 in 5 people in Canada indicate they are extremely or very worried about Covid 19 today, while 59% say they are not very concerned

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