Highlights / poll

Health, Society

Survey: Canadians more comfortable with activities if COVID-19 testing expanded

As the number of COVID-19 cases being reported rise across the country, and with the start of the new school year, expanding asymptomatic testing could put some Canadian minds at ease. According to an Abacus Data poll commissioned by the »

Health, Society

One-in-five Canadians making little to no effort to stop COVID-19 spread: poll

Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic and with parts of Canada gearing up for the second coronavirus wave, public health messages like wearing masks and regularly washing hands are being ignored by nearly one-fifth of Canadians, according to a new »

Health, Politics, Society

COVID-19: Canadian restrictions – not enough or too much?

As countries continue to react to the ongoing issue of the SARS CoV-2 virus, Canadians continue to have varied reaction to the several policies designed to limit the spread. A new poll by the non-profit Angus Reid Institute shows a »

Society, Sports

Survey: Most Canadians in favour of Edmonton CFL team changing team name

After Edmonton’s Canadian Football League (CFL) team announced that it would change its team name last month, a majority of Canadians said it was the right choice according to a poll published on Thursday.  A new study from the non-profit »

International, Politics

Performance, scandal: Trudeau’s popularity drops but still high among Canadians

Two national surveys by the non-profit Angus Reid Institute show that Liberal voters are still committed to Prime Minister  Justin Trudeau in spite of the current scandal over the WE Charity contract and generally no improvement for Canada on the »

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 »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canadians would support greater global effort to fight pandemic: poll

A new poll released by World Vision Canada on Friday suggests that the majority of Canadians would support greater involvement by the federal government in international efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic globally despite concerns about the ballooning federal deficit. »

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) »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, Health, Politics, Society

‘Normal’ seems months off say Canadians: Survey

A new survey of Canadians’ thoughts on the pandemic indicate most think things won’t return to a kind of ‘normal’ for several months yet. In March, about a third of Canadians polled (30%) thought that might be up to six »

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 »