National Newswatch

Newspapers in Peril?…Canadians Unworried

Jun 16 2017 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — For the last few years, there have been clear signals that Canada’s newspaper industry is struggling and some newspapers may end up in bankruptcy. In our most recent survey, we asked a few questions to get a sense of how people are feeling about this. Here’s what we found: Just under half (44%) live in […]

Trump and Canadians: it’s Not Going Well

Jun 10 2017 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — Following President Trump’s trip to the Middle East and Europe, we decided to ask Canadians how they were feeling about the new President, a little over 100 days into his term in office. Here’s what we found: Very few (10%) think Mr. Trump represented America well at the G7 meeting, and a large majority (77%) […]

Floods caused by climate change, say most Canadians

Jun 9 2017 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — Canada has been facing experience significant floods in recent years, with corresponding increases in the relief costs borne by governments, and rising financial pressures on insurers and the insured. In our latest poll, we asked whether people felt this type of weather related emergency is caused by climate change. Three out of four (76%) people […]

Globalism and Nationalism in Canada

May 9 2017 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — Around the world political behaviour is influenced by attitudes about economic development, globalization and trade, and immigration. The election of Donald Trump, support for Brexit, and far-right movements in France and other European countries is often linked to concerns about globalization of trade and political control as well as rapid technological change. Many wonder if […]