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International, Politics, Society

Majority of Canadians support Trudeau’s refusal to swap Meng for Two Michaels

The majority of Canadians support Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to consider exchanging a top Huawei executive held in Canada under house arrest for two Canadians jailed in China in apparent retaliation for her arrest, according to a new poll. »

Economy, Society

Half of Canadians would support 30-hour work week: poll

Support for the idea of a shorter work week is growing in popularity in Canada as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend the working lives of Canadians, according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute. More than half »

Politics, Society

New poll reveals Chinese-Canadians’ experiences with racism during COVID-19

A new poll from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute and the University of Alberta shows that half of Chinese-Canadians surveyed reported being called names or insulted as a direct result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly four-in-ten respondents said they’ve been »

Politics, Society

Canadians largely satisfied with how provincial governments handled pandemic

Provincial governments across Canada are getting good scores for their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute. At least seven-in-ten Canadians say their province has done a good job in handling the »

Economy, Society

Canadians feeling more optimistic about personal finances despite pandemic

Despite the economic fallout of the COVID-19 shutdown, Canadians are feeling more optimistic about their personal finances in the coming year, according to the latest study by the Angus Reid Institute. While nearly a third of Canadians (32 per cent) »

Economy, Society

Canadians say post-COVID-19 ‘return to normal’ is far off: poll

More than two-thirds of Canadians (68 per cent) now believe that the full return to post-COVID-19 normal life is at least six months away, according to the latest public opinion data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute. This represents a »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Canadian kids are hanging in there… kinda

May is always something of a bittersweet month for North American kids. Final exams are coming. But so is summer. It’s actually a pretty good time to be young. This spring, not so much. A new survey from the non-profit »

Health, Society

COVID-19: Half of Canadians say their mental health is getting worse

Pollsters and pundits are quick to tell you that any public opinion survey is just a snapshot–nothing to be pondered too deeply. So, while the latest Angus Reid Institute’s latest offering may well be bound to that shelf in the »


Number of COVID-19 cases in Canada could be much higher than reported: study

The number of COVID-19 infections in Canada could be several times higher than what official statistics, which only count laboratory confirmed cases, would suggest, according to a new study released by the Angus Reid Institute. The health survey conducted by »


Nearly one-in-eight Canadians think threat of COVID-19 is ‘overblown’: survey

Even as the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Canada continues to climb over 6,300 cases, resulting in at least 67 fatalities, nearly-one-in-eight Canadians believe the threat posed by the new coronavirus is “overblown,” according to a new survey. The »