Polls
Consumer confidence remains in marginally positive territory

Consumer confidence remains in marginally positive territory

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence con­tin­ues to remain in pos­i­tive ter­ri­to­ry with a score above 50 on the Bloomberg Nanos Index. Of note, job secu­ri­ty num­bers have shown some pos­i­tive upward move­ment. ‑Nik Nanos, Chief Data…

Transgender Laws

Transgender Laws

In the last few weeks, the Alber­ta Leg­is­la­ture has pro­posed laws that could lim­it…

Trump negotiator: Canadians believe Poilievre a better negotiator than Trudeau – both leaders tied in advocating for Canadian interests

Trump negotiator: Canadians believe Poilievre a better negotiator than Trudeau – both leaders tied…

Over 1 in 3 Cana­di­ans say that Pierre Poilievre would do the best job of…

High Support for Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

High Support for Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

Over three-quar­ters of Cana­di­ans (77%) sup­port the law on med­ical assis­tance for…

Poilievre hits 10 year high for a Conservative leader on preferred PM tracking

Poilievre hits 10 year high for a Conservative leader on preferred PM tracking

Poilievre enjoys a 15 point advan­tage over Trudeau on the pre­ferred Prime…

Canadians say a new Liberal leader focused on economic issues will help raise chances to win next election – Poilievre marginally scores better than Trudeau on performance

Canadians say a new Liberal leader focused on economic issues will help raise chances to win next…

Asked which way would be best to increase the Liberal’s chances of win­ning the next…

Canadians over fives times more likely to prefer Joe Biden over Donald Trump for positive Canada-US relationship (Globe and Mail/Nanos)

Canadians over fives times more likely to prefer Joe Biden over Donald Trump for positive Canada-US…

Cana­di­ans are over five times more like­ly to pre­fer Joe Biden (70%) over Don­ald…



Forward looking expectations hits highest level since May 2022.

Forward looking expectations hits highest level since May 2022.

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence is start­ing to trend in a pos­i­tive direc­tion.…

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…

State of the Nations: Canadians proud of country, but see ‘Trump-style politics’ as a risk

State of the Nations: Canadians proud of country, but see ‘Trump-style politics’ as a risk

The loom­ing Amer­i­can elec­tion has become a source of anx­i­ety on both sides of…

Conservatives ahead of Liberals by 15 points – Poilievre top choice as PM and hits a new high (Nanos)

Conservatives ahead of Liberals by 15 points – Poilievre top choice as PM and hits a new high…

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

Satisfaction with Canada as a country continues to decline – Universities and Colleges top positive contributor to Canada being a better country. (Nanos)

Satisfaction with Canada as a country continues to decline – Universities and Colleges top positive…

About one in two Cana­di­ans (52%) now say they are sat­is­fied with Cana­da as…

Ukraine Invasion: Canadian attention, and Conservative support, plummets two years into conflict

Ukraine Invasion: Canadian attention, and Conservative support, plummets two years into conflict

Feb­ru­ary 24 will mark two years of bloody and dev­as­tat­ing war ini­ti­at­ed by…

Forward looking expectations sub-indice hits positive high not seen since May 2022

Forward looking expectations sub-indice hits positive high not seen since May 2022

Over­all con­sumer con­fi­dence con­tin­ues to incre­men­tal­ly trend up in Jan­u­ary. Of…

Conservatives Second, BC NDP Stays Ahead in British Columbia

Conservatives Second, BC NDP Stays Ahead in British Columbia

Only 41% of BC Lib­er­al vot­ers in 2020 say they would cast a bal­lot for BC…

Economic Recession and Personal Finances

Economic Recession and Personal Finances

63% of Cana­di­ans con­sid­er their house­hold finances to be good, while 58% of…



Federal Ballot: CPC 39, LPC 27, NDP 20, BQ 7, GPC 5, PPC 1 (Nanos)

Federal Ballot: CPC 39, LPC 27, NDP 20, BQ 7, GPC 5, PPC 1 (Nanos)

Cur­rent Con­ser­v­a­tive advan­tage stands at 12 points over the Lib­er­als. Infla­tion…

State of the Nations: Is there room for political compromise in Canada? Even on this, Canadians are evenly split

State of the Nations: Is there room for political compromise in Canada? Even on this, Canadians are…

A fed­er­al court rul­ing on Canada’s first-ever use of the Emer­gen­cies Act call­ing it…

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,…

Consumer confidence continues to incrementally improve

Consumer confidence continues to incrementally improve

After skirt­ing into neg­a­tive ter­ri­to­ry at the tail end of 2023, con­sumer…

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…

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…

What's in a Word? Plenty

What's in a Word? Plenty

In our first release in a series ana­lyz­ing the mes­sag­ing choic­es made by…

Federal Ballot: CPC 39, LPC 26, NDP 21, BQ 8, GPC 4, PPC 2 (Nanos)

Federal Ballot: CPC 39, LPC 26, NDP 21, BQ 8, GPC 4, PPC 2 (Nanos)

Con­ser­v­a­tive have a 13 point lead. Although infla­tion, jobs/​the econ­o­my and…



Cost and Effect: Heightened economic anxiety pushes many 2021 Liberal voters to look elsewhere for relief

Cost and Effect: Heightened economic anxiety pushes many 2021 Liberal voters to look elsewhere for…

The mid­dle class, eco­nom­ic poli­cies, and afford­abil­i­ty chal­lenges were…

Consumer confidence hits highest level since September 2023.

Consumer confidence hits highest level since September 2023.

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence remains in mar­gin­al­ly pos­i­tive ter­ri­to­ry with…

Head vs. Heart: 2-in-3 Liberal voters are more motivated to block the CPC than back a party they’re passionate about

Head vs. Heart: 2-in-3 Liberal voters are more motivated to block the CPC than back a party they’re…

A new year is reveal­ing a mas­sive gap in enthu­si­asm between the two par­ties…

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…

State of the Nations: Just one-in-three Americans say they’ll accept the results of the 2024 election regardless of outcome

State of the Nations: Just one-in-three Americans say they’ll accept the results of the 2024…

After a dom­i­nant show­ing in the Iowa cau­cus on Mon­day night, the road to the…

Both pocketbook and overall index showing better scores over the past 60 days

Both pocketbook and overall index showing better scores over the past 60 days

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

State of the Nations: Canadians fear for the impacts of another Trump term as U.S. Election 2024 looms

State of the Nations: Canadians fear for the impacts of another Trump term as U.S. Election 2024…

The 2024 Amer­i­can Pres­i­den­tial elec­tion looks stark­ly famil­iar to the 2020…

Positive Perceptions of National Economy Decline in Canada

Positive Perceptions of National Economy Decline in Canada

More Cana­di­ans trust Pierre Poilievre to do the right thing to help the econ­o­my (42%)…

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

3 in 4 Canadians want the CBC – just not “as is”

Our lat­est sur­vey results show that most Cana­di­ans don’t want to see the CBC shut…

Feelings of satisfaction toward the federal government hit all time low since tracking started in 2018

Feelings of satisfaction toward the federal government hit all time low since tracking started in…

Over­all, pes­simism and anger con­tin­ue to be the top emo­tions Cana­di­ans say best…

Two in three Canadians say the federal government is doing a very poor or poor job at introducing policies to make housing affordable.

Two in three Canadians say the federal government is doing a very poor or poor job at introducing…

The research gauged opin­ions of Cana­di­ans on whether the gov­ern­ment is doing…

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…

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Trump would lose Canada, but not by as much as you might think

Our lat­est spark*insights research shows if Cana­di­ans were vot­ing in the US…

Canadian Social Media Users Report a Worsening Experience

Canadian Social Media Users Report a Worsening Experience

More than a third encoun­tered ​“fake news” and more than one-in-four found racist…

Federal Ballot: CPC 38, LPC 26, NDP 21, BQ 7, GPC 4, PPC 2

Federal Ballot: CPC 38, LPC 26, NDP 21, BQ 7, GPC 4, PPC 2

Con­ser­v­a­tives con­tin­ue to retain a com­fort­able dou­ble-dig­it advan­tage…

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

Is climate worry turning into climate despair?

We offered respon­dents a choice between three views about cli­mate change: in the…

Most Canadians agree temporary foreign workers are important or somewhat important to Canada’s economy.

Most Canadians agree temporary foreign workers are important or somewhat important to Canada’s…

The research gauged the views of Cana­di­ans on tem­po­rary for­eign work­ers,…

Blast radius: Satisfaction with provincial governments crashes after years of COVID-19, cost of living crisis

Blast radius: Satisfaction with provincial governments crashes after years of COVID-19, cost of…

One of the ben­e­fits his­to­ry offers is per­spec­tive. In Cana­da, that his­to­ry is…

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