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Join Abacus Data as a Consultant / Senior Consultant

Location: Abacus Data operates offices in Ottawa & Toronto. A team member can be based anywhere in Canada but preference will be given to candidates who can commute to the location at least once a week. Compensation: Salary: $70,000 to $85,000 is typical for this role, however the compensation package may be increased or decreased
Join Abacus Data as a Consultant / Senior Consultant

A Deep Dive on Canadian Political Attitudes: Chinese election interference & the Liberal/NDP Agreement

By David Coletto From March 2 to 4, 2023, Abacus Data conducted a national survey of 2,600 adults exploring several topics related to Canadian politics and current events as part of our regular national omnibus surveys. Note, this survey was completed prior to the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening and comments by opposition party
A Deep Dive on Canadian Political Attitudes: Chinese election interference & the Liberal/NDP Agreement

She/Her/Hers: Women still saddled with traditional gender roles, even as they break through the glass ceiling

The Inaugural Syndicated Study of Women in Canada By Oksana Kishchuk and Yvonne Langen At Abacus Data, we are committed to understanding how Canadian attitudes, behaviours, and perceptions vary across the demographic spectrum. Through our ongoing Canadian Millennials Study we’ve been able to help the general public, government, non-profits, and private companies understand how generational
She/Her/Hers: Women still saddled with traditional gender roles, even as they break through the glass ceiling

Ontario Politics: PCs lead by 13 as the public reacts to the story about the Ford family stag-and-doe and wedding

By David Coletto From March 2 to 4, 2023, Abacus Data surveyed 1,000 Ontario adults and asked them about their views and intentions as they relate to Ontario provincial politics. Here’s what we found: The PCs lead the Ontario Liberals by 13 points, with the NDP back in third. If a provincial election was held
Ontario Politics: PCs lead by 13 as the public reacts to the story about the Ford family stag-and-doe and wedding

Alberta Politics: UCP and NDP tied as undecideds rise

By David Coletto Last week, Abacus Data surveyed 700 adults living in Alberta and asked them several questions about their views and intentions as the provincial election approaches. Here are the key takeaways from this research: 1 – The UCP and NDP are tied province-wide as undecideds increase. 35% of Albertans would vote UCP (down
Alberta Politics: UCP and NDP tied as undecideds rise

Some Perspective and Deeper Polling Analysis on the “Canada Feels Broken” Framing

By David Coletto & Richard Jenkins The whole “Canada feels broken” framing and the ensuing debate had us wondering whether Canadians are so down on the state of their country and whether there was any nuance on the subject. Luckily, David owns a polling firm and so we could dig a bit deeper into public
Some Perspective and Deeper Polling Analysis on the “Canada Feels Broken” Framing

Conservatives keep 8-point lead nationally. Liberal support drops in Quebec by 5 points in 3 weeks.

By David Coletto From February 9 to 18, 2023, Abacus Data conducted a nationally representative survey of 4,000 Canadian adults. The survey asked several questions about the political landscape that we track as part of our regular national omnibus surveys. Here’s what we found: Today, 34% approve, and 49% disapprove of the performance of the
Conservatives keep 8-point lead nationally. Liberal support drops in Quebec by 5 points in 3 weeks.

Toronto Pulse: How Torontonians are feeling about the city, the budget, and the TTC today

By David Coletto Earlier this week, I finished a represented survey of adults living in the City of Toronto. All the research was done prior to last night’s news that admited to having had an “inappropriate” relationship with a woman who worked for him This is the first wave of a quarterly study Abacus Data
Toronto Pulse: How Torontonians are feeling about the city, the budget, and the TTC today

Research Brief: Federal Liberals well ahead in Toronto

By David Coletto Earlier this week, I finished a represented survey of adults living in the City of Toronto. On that survey, I asked people how they would vote if a federal election was held at the time. The survey finds the federal Liberals have a commanding lead in the City of Toronto, leading the
Research Brief: Federal Liberals well ahead in Toronto

Alberta Politics: UCP takes the lead as many Reluctant UCPers come home

By David Coletto At the end of last year, I shared our first deep dive into the Alberta political opinion environment in the lead-up to this year’s provincial election. That survey found the NDP leading the UCP by 9 points among decided voters with 25% undecided overall. Our latest survey – conducted from February 1
Alberta Politics: UCP takes the lead as many Reluctant UCPers come home
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