National Newswatch

2.4 million are vaccine “maybes”, another 2.4 million say “no”. More than 5 million doubt the second shot is essential.

Jul 21 2021 — — The latest Abacus Data research conducted as a contribution to the Faster Together coalition reveals that vaccine-hesitant Canadians number 8% of adults (roughly 2.4 million people), while vaccine refusers number 8% (2.4 million). We find 60% saying they are fully vaccinated, 19% who’ve had one shot and are ready to get the second as soon […]

How Canadians view the federal party leaders

Jul 12 2021 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — Our latest nationwide survey included a series of probes designed to help understand how the public sees the leaders of the three biggest national political parties. Here’s what we found. JAGMEET SINGH. Today, Mr. Singh is arguably the most popular national political leader, with 38% saying they have a positive view of him, while 26% […]

Almost all plan to get a second shot, but a quarter doubt necessity

Jun 21 2021 — — The latest Abacus Data research conducted as a contribution to the Faster Together coalition reveals that the number of vaccine-hesitant Canadians has continued to decline, and now numbers 13%, with another 6% indicating they will never take a Covid19 vaccine. Among those who have already had a first shot of the vaccine, 98% say they […]

Vaccine acceptance continues to rise

Jun 1 2021 — — The number of Canadians willing to be vaccinated is on the rise, and the number of people hesitant or refusing to take a Covid-19 vaccine is at a new low. Abacus has been providing data on vaccine opinions to a volunteer Task Group of organizations and individuals under the banner “Faster Together”, reminding people that […]

Pan-Canadian Survey Finds Black Entrepreneurs Face Significant Barriers to Success

May 26 2021 — — The results of a major new survey on Black entrepreneurship in Canada were released today that reveals systemic barriers to growth and success facing Black Canadian entrepreneurs. The survey was commissioned by the African Canadian Senate Group and Senator Colin Deacon, in collaboration with twelve prominent, Black-led business organizations across Canada and powered by the […]

Vaccine acceptance is on the rise

May 15 2021 — Bruce Anderson — The latest tracking polling by Abacus Data shows that the number of people who are willing to be vaccinated is on the rise, and the number of people hesitant or refusing to take a Covid-19 vaccine is at a new low. Abacus has been providing data on vaccine opinions to a volunteer Task Group of […]