Polls
Both Justin Trudeau and Pierre Poilievre score poorly in terms of credibility.

Both Justin Trudeau and Pierre Poilievre score poorly in terms of credibility.

Both Justin Trudeau and Pierre Poilievre score poor­ly in terms of cred­i­bil­i­ty with mean scores of 3.7 and 3.9 out of ten, respec­tive­ly. About half of Cana­di­ans say they believe both Justin Trudeau and Pierre Poilievre have low…

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 ahead of Liberals by 20 points – Poilievre hits new high as preferred Prime Minister (Nanos)

Conservatives ahead of Liberals by 20 points – Poilievre hits new high as preferred Prime Minister…

The Con­ser­v­a­tives, fed­er­al­ly, con­tin­ue to enjoy a com­fort­able advan­tage…

Views on personal finances and future strength of the economy continue to decline

Views on personal finances and future strength of the economy continue to decline

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence con­tin­ues to decline shift­ing from being pos­i­tive…

Canada’s national party leaders have never been less popular, and 50 years of data demonstrates that

Canada’s national party leaders have never been less popular, and 50 years of data demonstrates that

Many pun­dits and observers have spec­u­lat­ed that pol­i­tics has ​“nev­er been this…

Federal Conservatives lead Liberals by 18 points > Support for NDP on the decline

Federal Conservatives lead Liberals by 18 points > Support for NDP on the decline

Con­ser­v­a­tive con­tin­ue to enjoy a com­fort­able lead over the Lib­er­als. Of…

Streaming lets Canadians find music they love – and Canadian musicians find audiences around the world

Streaming lets Canadians find music they love – and Canadian musicians find audiences around the…

Beethoven said ​“music can change the world”. A cou­ple of hun­dred years lat­er,…



Majority of Canadians continue to lack confidence that housing will become more affordable in five years.

Majority of Canadians continue to lack confidence that housing will become more affordable in five…

Sim­i­lar­ly to the pre­vi­ous wave of research, the major­i­ty of Cana­di­ans are not…

Protest Persuasion? Most Canadians say demonstrations raise awareness, but don’t change policy or minds

Protest Persuasion? Most Canadians say demonstrations raise awareness, but don’t change policy or…

Cana­di­ans and Amer­i­cans alike have been fol­low­ing head­lines and sto­ries of…

Positivity on personal finance Canadians report breaks record – hits new 16 year low

Positivity on personal finance Canadians report breaks record – hits new 16 year low

In the most recent wave of Bloomberg Nanos con­fi­dence track­ing, which Nanos has been…

Canadians are almost four times more likely to oppose rather than support a total ban on the use of gas-powered vehicles as of 2035

Canadians are almost four times more likely to oppose rather than support a total ban on the use of…

Cana­di­ans are near­ly four times more like­ly to oppose (50%) rather than sup­port…

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…

Majority support or somewhat support building natural gas and hydrogen export facilities

Majority support or somewhat support building natural gas and hydrogen export facilities

A major­i­ty of Cana­di­ans sup­port (29%) or some­what sup­port (36%) build­ing Canada’s…

Federal Voting Intentions: April 2024

Federal Voting Intentions: April 2024

Pierre Poilievre’s Con­ser­v­a­tive Par­ty remains in the lead, 21 points ahead of Justin…

Majority of Canadians strongly agree or agree that ocean health is important to them

Majority of Canadians strongly agree or agree that ocean health is important to them

Near­ly nine in ten Cana­di­ans strong­ly agree (44%) or agree (45%) that ocean health is…

Jobs/the economy top issue, deficit concern on rise in post budget period - Conservatives lead Liberals by 20 points

Jobs/the economy top issue, deficit concern on rise in post budget period - Conservatives lead…

The Week­ly Nanos Track­ing is pro­duced by the Nanos Research Cor­po­ra­tion,…



Protest Positions: Canadians say universities are fair game for demonstrations; hospitals, schools less so

Protest Positions: Canadians say universities are fair game for demonstrations; hospitals, schools…

While demon­stra­tions are far from new phe­nom­e­na in Cana­da, the last sev­er­al…

Perceptions that real estate will increase in value hits 100 week high

Perceptions that real estate will increase in value hits 100 week high

Nanos con­duct­ed an RDD dual frame (land- and cell-lines) tele­phone ran­dom sur­vey of…

Over two in five Canadians have either been a victim of vehicle theft or know someone who has

Over two in five Canadians have either been a victim of vehicle theft or know someone who has

Nanos was retained by the Globe and Mail to con­duct research among Cana­di­ans to gauge…

Budget reaction: Housing plan popular, capital gains tax divides, deficit disappoints.

Budget reaction: Housing plan popular, capital gains tax divides, deficit disappoints.

New spark*insights polling shows sup­port for some key bud­get poli­cies, but low recall…

Majority of Canadians still prefer increasing our defence spending to reach the 2% NATO ally target

Majority of Canadians still prefer increasing our defence spending to reach the 2% NATO ally target

Sim­i­lar to pre­vi­ous waves, near­ly two in three Cana­di­ans pre­fer increas­ing…

‘Generational fairness’?: Seven-in-ten Gen Z, Millennials say Trudeau’s government not working in their interest

‘Generational fairness’?: Seven-in-ten Gen Z, Millennials say Trudeau’s government not working in…

As the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment looks to address ​“gen­er­a­tion fair­ness” in its most…

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Healthcare Confidence and Accessibility in Canada

Bridging the Gap: Addressing Healthcare Confidence and Accessibility in Canada

From April 11 to 16, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide sur­vey involv­ing…

Reaction to the Canadian Federal budget

Reaction to the Canadian Federal budget

This web sur­vey was con­duct­ed from April 19 to 21, 2024, with 1,522 Cana­di­ans aged…

No Bounce: Liberals’ hoped-for support surge in wake of under-40 targeted spending blitz has yet to materialize

No Bounce: Liberals’ hoped-for support surge in wake of under-40 targeted spending blitz has yet to…

A month-long polit­i­cal sales job by Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau, his cab­i­net and…



Budget reaction: most think they will pay more, and only 1 in 10 think they will benefit.

Budget reaction: most think they will pay more, and only 1 in 10 think they will benefit.

spark*insights post-Bud­get research shows Cana­di­ans are wor­ried the 2024 Bud­get will…

No lift for federal Liberals coming out of budget – Conservatives ahead by 19 points

No lift for federal Liberals coming out of budget – Conservatives ahead by 19 points

In the wake of the fed­er­al Lib­er­al bud­get and an increase in con­cern about the…

Tories (43%) Hold a Steady 19-Point Lead over Liberals (24%), as a Third of Canadians Say They Would Never Vote Liberal in the Next Election

Tories (43%) Hold a Steady 19-Point Lead over Liberals (24%), as a Third of Canadians Say They…

When asked which par­ty they would nev­er con­sid­er vot­ing for in the next elec­tion,…

Young Canadians hit a 14 month low in consumer confidence

Young Canadians hit a 14 month low in consumer confidence

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence has begun to decline. Of note con­fi­dence among…

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…

Political Alignment of Newcomers to Canada

Political Alignment of Newcomers to Canada

Fol­low­ing the release of our recent study, Crack­ing the New­com­er Code, Leg­er…

Majority of Canadians support requiring telecom companies and their employees to continue providing services in the event of a labour dispute; nearly two in three support companies employing temporary workers to ensure consistent service

Majority of Canadians support requiring telecom companies and their employees to continue providing…

A strong major­i­ty of Cana­di­ans say it is impor­tant that telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions…

Feelings of anger toward the federal government hit new high – Satisfaction reaches new all-time low

Feelings of anger toward the federal government hit new high – Satisfaction reaches new all-time low

Feel­ings of anger toward the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment have increased or held steady in…

Conservative lead Liberals by 16 points – Jobs/the economy and inflation numerically top concerns (

Conservative lead Liberals by 16 points – Jobs/the economy and inflation numerically top concerns (

Con­ser­v­a­tive cur­rent­ly have a 16 point advan­tage over the Lib­er­als.…

Conservatives Maintain Double-Digit Advantage in Canada

Conservatives Maintain Double-Digit Advantage in Canada

Sup­port for the Con­ser­v­a­tive Par­ty remains sta­ble and supe­ri­or to that of all…

Canadian Federal Budget

Canadian Federal Budget

As the fed­er­al bud­get unveil­ing approach­es, Cana­di­ans are more con­cerned than…

Consumer confidence remains positive for fourth month in succession

Consumer confidence remains positive for fourth month in succession

Nanos con­duct­ed an RDD dual frame (land- and cell-lines) tele­phone ran­dom sur­vey of…

Liberals less trusted than Conservatives, New Democrats or no party at all on the issue of housing.

Liberals less trusted than Conservatives, New Democrats or no party at all on the issue of housing.

The research gauged the opin­ions among Cana­di­ans on hous­ing includ­ing which…

Budget 2024: Majority of Canadians concerned about deficit, say federal government is spending ‘too much’

Budget 2024: Majority of Canadians concerned about deficit, say federal government is spending ‘too…

Days ahead of a fed­er­al bud­get that’s had most of the mys­tery tak­en out of it…

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…

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Bloc top in Quebec and hits a 10 year high

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Bloc top in Quebec and hits a 10 year high

Nanos tracks unprompt­ed issues of con­cern every week. To access full week­ly nation­al…

Strong support for forcing online pornography sites to verify their users are 18 and older and requiring websites remove any hateful content posted within 24 hours

Strong support for forcing online pornography sites to verify their users are 18 and older and…

Most Cana­di­ans sup­port or some­what sup­port online plat­forms found to host hate…

Canadians more likely to blame grocery stores than others for rising food prices; nearly one in five say they or someone they know has used a food bank in past year

Canadians more likely to blame grocery stores than others for rising food prices; nearly one in…

Cana­di­ans more like­ly to blame gro­cery stores than oth­ers for ris­ing food prices;…