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Abacus Data Bulletin: Canadians endorse NAFTA2/CUSMA by a wide margin

Abacus Data Bulletins are short analyses of public opinion data we collect. For more information or media interviews, contact Bruce Anderson or David Coletto.   Just before the end of the year, all three countries signed the new NAFTA deal, also known as CUSMA.  Considering how controversial free trade was when the first Canada-US FTA

Most Canadians would vote for the USMCA deal.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest national survey, we asked several questions about the recently agreed to trilateral trade deal (USMCA) which is proposed to replace NAFTA. Here is what we found: Across the country, 59% believe that it was a “good step” for Canada to decide to enter this agreement, based

Trade, Trump & Milk: How Canadians React To Tough Talk

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto The large majority of Canadians (92%) are happy with the range and quality of dairy products available in Canada, and two thirds are satisfied with prices.  This view that the market is working reasonably well today creates an important context in which the recent statements by President Trump will

52% of survey respondents didn’t know Canada is trying to secure EU trade deal

JESSICA HUME | QMI AGENCY OTTAWA – A small majority of Canadians who responded to a new survey had no idea the government is attempting to clinch a trade deal with the European Union, but those who were aware are overwhelmingly in favour.According to the Abacus Data survey, 48% of respondents knew of the government’s trade negotiations

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