Highlights/ipsos

International, Politics

Fake news: It’s more common, and it fools others, but not me

A major international survey by the Ipsos polling agency found some interesting perceptions. The poll contacted some 19,000 people in 27 countries for their perceptions on truth in relation to the media and politicians. A lot of people (65%) believe» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

A World Divided, or so it seems according to an international poll

It seems a majority of people in countries around the world think their country and societies are more divided than ever. A new international survey for the BBC by the polling firm Ipsos-MORI asked people in 27 countries about opinions» 

Economy, Health, Society

Canada: The middle class dream shrinking rapidly

After a long working life, most people hope to have an easy and enjoyable retirement.  That was one of the basic concepts of the “middle class dream”.  That may have been more possible in the past but a new survey» 

Immigration & Refugees, International

World opinion on migrants: Unease mounts

Almost half (48%) of the thousands interviewed say there are too many immigrants in their country. An Ipsos survey of opinion in 25 countries around the world shows a high level of unease with migration, whether immigration, migrants or refugees.» 

International, Society

Survey: The world is becoming more dangerous

Military battles in Ukraine, ongoing violence in the Middle East, terrorist attacks in Europe, drug wars in Mexico, Brazil and elsewhere, murders in the U.S., rebel groups fighting in several African countries, violent political protests in many places; with all» 

Society

CBC is among Canada’s10 most influential brands

Technology-focused companies topped the list of ten most influential brands in Canada as ranked by the Institute of Communication Agencies and the Ipsos polling firm. The list was unveiled at an advertising and marketing event in Toronto. People’s opinions culled» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

What you think you know about your country, vs. reality and facts

We get the news, we talk to others, and we get an idea of what’s going on around us. It seems however that our beliefs about situations in our respective countries, may be quite far from the reality, the facts» 

International, Society

Canadians becoming desensitized to terror stories, but concerned about travel

It seems almost every night, the news reports some horrific terrorist act, mass shooting, deliberate airline crash, bombing, or some other form of violence. One of the largest international polling firms has conducted a survey of Canadian attitudes to such»