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State of the Province: How Do Nova Scotians Feel About the Provincial Government and Their Political Choices?

By David Coletto & Shay Purdy As Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston is set to deliver his first annual State of the Province Address tomorrow, in partnership with Summa Strategies, we surveyed 500 Nova Scotia residents from April 14 to 21 exploring their overall mood, their views on the government’s performance today, the top issues
State of the Province: How Do Nova Scotians Feel About the Provincial Government and Their Political Choices?

Health Insurance and Health Priorities

This is a summary of a major public opinion study conducted by Abacus Data, using an online methodology, for the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. The sample size for the survey was 3,800 adult Canadians and the fieldwork was conducted from January 31 to February 14, 2022. The margin of error for a comparable
Health Insurance and Health Priorities

Go Canada Go: How Canadians are reacting to the men’s soccer qualifying for the World Cup

By David Coletto With news that the Canadian men’s soccer team qualified for the 2022 World Cup taking place later this year in Qatar, we wanted to understand how Canadians feel about it and whether they will be cheering on Team Canada. Now, I admit, I’m not a huge fan of soccer. As an Italian-Canadian,
Go Canada Go: How Canadians are reacting to the men’s soccer qualifying for the World Cup

Ontario PCs lead by 4 as Doug Ford’s image and performance rating improves

By David Coletto As we head towards the 2022 Ontario provincial election, our team at Abacus Data will be conducting regular surveys to gauge public opinion and reaction to the campaign. Clients interested in purchasing questions on our Ontario survey should reach out to Yvonne Langen. In our first survey of the Ontario election season,
Ontario PCs lead by 4 as Doug Ford’s image and performance rating improves

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

Liberals and Conservatives statistically tied as the opinion environment holds steady amid global and domestic shocks.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 2,000 Canadian adults from April 4 to 9, 2022. Most of the interviews were completed prior to the federal budget released on April 7. Yesterday, we shared some data on how Canadians might react to Pierre Poilievre’s campaign narrative.
Liberals and Conservatives statistically tied as the opinion environment holds steady amid global and domestic shocks.

How do Canadians react to Pierre Poilievre’s campaign narrative?

By David Coletto Abacus Data recently completed a national survey with a sample of 2,000 Canadian adults from April 4 to 9, 2022. In that survey, we showed respondents who completed the survey in English the campaign launch video of Conservative Party leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre as a way to test reaction to his campaign’s
How do Canadians react to Pierre Poilievre’s campaign narrative?

What are Canadians thinking about Canada’s response to the Ukrainian invasion?

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 1,500 Canadian adults from March 22 to 25, 2022. UKRAINE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESPONSE Most Canadians continue to believe that the federal government is doing a good job or doing as well as can be expected in terms of
What are Canadians thinking about Canada’s response to the Ukrainian invasion?

Abacus Data is hiring a summer student. Come work with us for the summer!

Summer Student or Summer Internship Abacus Data is looking for a Summer Student or Intern. Location: Downtown Toronto, ON Description: Full-time, 4-month contract (May 2022 thru August 2022) Compensation: $25.00/hour – 37.5 hours per week  Role: Abacus Data is looking for an energetic, self-starting university student who is looking for a summer placement in Toronto
Abacus Data is hiring a summer student.  Come work with us for the summer!

Advantage Poilievre but Charest could be competitive: new Abacus poll.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We recently completed a national survey with a sample of 1,500 Canadian adults from March 22 to 25, 2022. IMPRESSIONS OF CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP CANDIDATES Across the country, one in five voters says they have a positive impression of Pierre Poilievre and Jean Charest. Neither has particularly high negatives, with
Advantage Poilievre but Charest could be competitive: new Abacus poll.
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