David Coletto

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Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead down to 16 as Liberals make gains among younger Canadians

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead down to 16 as Liberals make gains among younger Canadians

From May 16 to 21, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,415 adults…

Conservatives lead down to 16 as Liberals make gains among younger Canadians

Conservatives lead down to 16 as Liberals make gains among younger Canadians

From May 16 to 21, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,415 adults…

Canadians are concerned proposed capital gains tax changes will impact access to physicians

Canadians are concerned proposed capital gains tax changes will impact access to physicians

From April 30 to May 1, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a pub­lic opin­ion sur­vey with…

BC NDP leads by 6 over the BC Conservatives as the gap closes from 18 to 6-points

BC NDP leads by 6 over the BC Conservatives as the gap closes from 18 to 6-points

From May 6 to 9, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000 eli­gi­ble…

Conservatives lead by 21 as the budget fails to change opinions

Conservatives lead by 21 as the budget fails to change opinions

From April 25 to 29, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 1,500…

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 21 as the budget fails to change opinions

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 21 as the budget fails to change opinions

From April 25 to 29, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 1,500…

Conservatives maintain 20-point lead

Conservatives maintain 20-point lead

From April 11 to 16, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,300…

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives open up their largest lead yet.

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives open up their largest lead yet.

From April 3 to 9, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,000…

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet.

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet.

From April 3 to 9, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,000…

Labour Politics: How does union membership impact political behaviour?

In my last post, I explored three key groups of vot­ers I termed ​“the…

Alberta Politics: UCP ahead of NDP by 15-points. Naheed Nenshi is the most well-known and well-liked NDP leadership candidate.

Alberta Politics: UCP ahead of NDP by 15-points. Naheed Nenshi is the most well-known and…

From March 14 to 21, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000 Alber­ta…

Ford vs. Poilievre: What Ontarians think plus the latest Ontario politics tracker

Ford vs. Poilievre: What Ontarians think plus the latest Ontario politics tracker

From March 14 to 21, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,500 Ontario…

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead Liberals by 18

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead Liberals by 18

From March 16 to 21, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 3,550…

Who are the "switchers" in Canadian politics today?

Who are the "switchers" in Canadian politics today?

If an elec­tion were held today and Cana­di­ans vote as they intend to, the…

The Canadian Public Outlook for the Rest of 2024: Housing, Personal Finances, and Geopolitics

The Canadian Public Outlook for the Rest of 2024: Housing, Personal Finances, and Geopolitics

Between Feb­ru­ary 29 and March 6, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide…

Do voters see a difference between the political parties?

Do voters see a difference between the political parties?

Two weeks ago, David Her­le, the host of Curse of Pol­i­tics, asked me this ques­tion:…

Abacus Data Poll: Big Conservative Lead Stablizes as Evaluations of Trudeau Government Performance Drop

Abacus Data Poll: Big Conservative Lead Stablizes as Evaluations of Trudeau Government Performance…

From Feb­ru­ary 29 to March 6, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Abacus Data Poll: Big Conservative Lead Stablizes as Evaluations of Trudeau Government Performance Drop

Abacus Data Poll: Big Conservative Lead Stablizes as Evaluations of Trudeau Government Performance…

From Feb­ru­ary 29 to March 6, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Doug Ford and Ontario PCs ahead by 14 as NDP falls behind Liberals.

Doug Ford and Ontario PCs ahead by 14 as NDP falls behind Liberals.

In a recent sur­vey con­duct­ed by Aba­cus Data, exclu­sive­ly pro­vid­ed to the…

3 in 4 Canadians think a national forest fire fighting force is a good idea.

3 in 4 Canadians think a national forest fire fighting force is a good idea.

In light of recent warn­ings by Fed­er­al Emer­gency Pre­pared­ness Min­is­ter Har­jit…

"Sorry" Seems to Be the Hardest Word

"Sorry" Seems to Be the Hardest Word

In the melo­di­ous yet melan­cholic words of Elton John, ​“Sor­ry seems to be the…

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 17.

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 17.

From Feb­ru­ary 15 to 21, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 17.

Abacus Data Poll: Conservatives lead by 17.

From Feb­ru­ary 15 to 21, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

The Millennial Makeover of Canadian Politics

The Millennial Makeover of Canadian Politics

I’ve spent much of my career explor­ing the views and behav­iours of my gen­er­a­tion…

Conservatives open up a 19-point lead over the Liberals.

Conservatives open up a 19-point lead over the Liberals.

From Feb­ru­ary 1 to 7, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Where have all the youth gone?

Where have all the youth gone?

In recent years, the polit­i­cal land­scape in Cana­da has under­gone sig­nif­i­cant…

Understanding Canadian Perceptions of the Climate Action Incentive Payment and the Carbon Tax: An In-Depth Poll Analysis

Understanding Canadian Perceptions of the Climate Action Incentive Payment and the Carbon Tax: An…

In a recent Aba­cus Data sur­vey, con­duct­ed from Jan­u­ary 18 to 23, 2024,…

Understanding Canadian Perceptions of the Climate Action Incentive Payment and the Carbon Tax: An In-Depth Poll Analysis

Understanding Canadian Perceptions of the Climate Action Incentive Payment and the Carbon Tax: An…

In a recent Aba­cus Data sur­vey, con­duct­ed from Jan­u­ary 18 to 23, 2024,…

PCs lead by 11 over Ontario Liberals according to the latest Abacus Data poll.

PCs lead by 11 over Ontario Liberals according to the latest Abacus Data poll.

Ontario’s polit­i­cal land­scape, as of ear­ly 2024, presents an intrigu­ing pic­ture of…

Conservatives lead by 15 over the Liberals. Poilievre leads Trudeau by 8, in head-to-head.

Conservatives lead by 15 over the Liberals. Poilievre leads Trudeau by 8, in head-to-head.

From Jan­u­ary 18 to 23, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,199…

Conservatives lead by 15 over the Liberals. Poilievre leads Trudeau by 8, in head-to-head.

Conservatives lead by 15 over the Liberals. Poilievre leads Trudeau by 8, in head-to-head.

From Jan­u­ary 18 to 23, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,199…

Do Canadians think Trump and Poilievre are similar? And if so, does it matter?

Do Canadians think Trump and Poilievre are similar? And if so, does it matter?

From Jan­u­ary 18 to 23, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 2,199…

Can Trudeau win in 2025? I don't think so.

Can Trudeau win in 2025? I don't think so.

Can Trudeau win again in 2025? As each pass­ing week shows a 12 – 17 point gap…

Toronto’s Safety Crossroads: Unveiling Concerns, Policing Priorities, and the Push for Adequate Funding

Toronto’s Safety Crossroads: Unveiling Concerns, Policing Priorities, and the Push for Adequate…

Between Jan­u­ary 4 and 9, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide sur­vey…

Conservatives lead by 17 over Liberals in latest Abacus Data poll.

Conservatives lead by 17 over Liberals in latest Abacus Data poll.

From Jan­u­ary 4 to 9, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Conservatives lead by 17 over Liberals in latest Abacus Data poll.

Conservatives lead by 17 over Liberals in latest Abacus Data poll.

From Jan­u­ary 4 to 9, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

What do Canadians think a Poilievre Conservative government would and should do?

What do Canadians think a Poilievre Conservative government would and should do?

Back in April, I con­duct­ed a sur­vey ask­ing Cana­di­ans about their…

What do Canadians think a Poilievre Conservative government would and should do?

What do Canadians think a Poilievre Conservative government would and should do?

Back in April, I con­duct­ed a sur­vey ask­ing Cana­di­ans about their…

Conservative lead drops to 10 as past Liberal voters come home.

Conservative lead drops to 10 as past Liberal voters come home.

From Decem­ber 7 to 12, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Conservative lead drops to 10 as past Liberal voters come home.

Conservative lead drops to 10 as past Liberal voters come home.

From Decem­ber 7 to 12, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

2 in 3 Canadians Believe a Grocery Code of Conduct is a Good Idea and 70% would Support Governments Imposing it on Retailers who Refuse to Abide by it.

2 in 3 Canadians Believe a Grocery Code of Conduct is a Good Idea and 70% would Support Governments…

On behalf of Food, Health, and Con­sumer Prod­ucts of Cana­da, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed…

If Justin Trudeau stepped down as leader, how might that impact vote intention?

If Justin Trudeau stepped down as leader, how might that impact vote intention?

There’s been a lot of talk recent­ly about whether Justin Trudeau should stay or go…

9 in 10 Canadians Say It’s Important to Them that the Dairy, Eggs, Chicken and Turkey They Buy Come From Canada.

9 in 10 Canadians Say It’s Important to Them that the Dairy, Eggs, Chicken and Turkey They Buy Come…

On behalf of Chick­en Farm­ers of Cana­da, Egg Farm­ers of Cana­da, Dairy Farm­ers of…

BC NDP leads by 18 as BC United fall well behind BC Conservatives

BC NDP leads by 18 as BC United fall well behind BC Conservatives

From Novem­ber 22 to 28, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000 BC adults…

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet in an Abacus Data poll

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet in an Abacus Data poll

From Novem­ber 23 to Novem­ber 28, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al…

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet in an Abacus Data poll

Conservatives open up their largest lead yet in an Abacus Data poll

From Novem­ber 23 to Novem­ber 28, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al…

As the Ontario Liberals prepare to announce new leader, Ford PCs open up an 18-point lead over the NDP.

As the Ontario Liberals prepare to announce new leader, Ford PCs open up an 18-point lead over the…

From Novem­ber 23 to 28, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,500 Ontario…

Widespread Support for Tackling Climate Change & Reconciliation Cost-Effectively through First Nations Guardians Programs

Widespread Support for Tackling Climate Change & Reconciliation Cost-Effectively through First…

A few weeks ago, we part­nered with the Indige­nous Lead­er­ship Ini­tia­tive to gauge…

Conservatives lead by 15; Liberals and NDP tied outside of Quebec.

Conservatives lead by 15; Liberals and NDP tied outside of Quebec.

From Novem­ber 15 to 22 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 3,450…

Conservatives lead by 15; Liberals and NDP tied outside of Quebec.

Conservatives lead by 15; Liberals and NDP tied outside of Quebec.

From Novem­ber 15 to 22 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 3,450…

How do Canadians feel about Pierre Poilievre and have the the campaign-style efforts paid off?

How do Canadians feel about Pierre Poilievre and have the the campaign-style efforts paid off?

This sum­mer, we part­nered with the Toron­to Star to explore how Cana­di­ans feel about…

Conservative leads grows to 16 as federal government approval drops 4: Abacus Poll

Conservative leads grows to 16 as federal government approval drops 4: Abacus Poll

From Novem­ber 9 to 12, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Poilievre’s Conservatives lead by 13 over Liberals. A deep dive on why more than half of Canadians have a negative impression of Justin Trudeau

Poilievre’s Conservatives lead by 13 over Liberals. A deep dive on why more than half of Canadians…

From Octo­ber 27 to Novem­ber 1, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey…

Why is Pierre Poilievre Pushing Bill C-278 on Vaccine Mandates?

Why is Pierre Poilievre Pushing Bill C-278 on Vaccine Mandates?

Why is Pierre Poilievre push­ing the dis­cus­sion about vac­cine man­dates? It would seem…

Ontario PCs rebound despite RCMP investigation starting

Ontario PCs rebound despite RCMP investigation starting

From Octo­ber 10 to 15, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000 Ontario…

Trudeau vs. Poilievre: Who do Canadians trust more to handle things plus Conservatives lead by 13

Trudeau vs. Poilievre: Who do Canadians trust more to handle things plus Conservatives lead by 13

From Sep­tem­ber 28 to Octo­ber 5, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al…

How do Albertans and Canadians feel about Alberta withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan?

How do Albertans and Canadians feel about Alberta withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan?

From Sep­tem­ber 28 to Octo­ber 5, 2023 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed…

Conservatives lead by 15 as federal government disapproval jumps 4 points

Conservatives lead by 15 as federal government disapproval jumps 4 points

From Sep­tem­ber 9 to 12, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of…

Federal Conservatives lead by 9 in Newfoundland and Labrador

Federal Conservatives lead by 9 in Newfoundland and Labrador

From Sep­tem­ber 19 to 25, 2023, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a rep­re­sen­ta­tive…