National Newswatch

Millions believe in conspiracy theories in Canada

Jun 12 2022 — Bruce Anderson and David Coletto — We recently completed nationwide surveying among 1500 Canadians. The focus was on the levels of trust people have in institutional sources of information, and belief in conspiracy theories. This is the second in a series called “Trust & Facts: What Canadians Believe” • 44% (the equivalent of 13 million adults) believe “big events like wars, […]

Final Abacus Data Poll: Ontario PCs lead by 13 as they head towards another majority government

Jun 1 2022 — David Coletto — Earlier today, we completed our final survey of the 2022 Ontario provincial election. Throughout this campaign, we have been tracking public attitudes and intentions and our latest survey indicates that Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives are headed towards an easy victory tomorrow and very likely another majority government. Here’s a quick summary of the […]

Do Canadians Think Democracy Is in Decline Globally?

May 25 2022 — — The year got off to a terrifying start with the invasion of Ukraine, a democracy, by Russia, an authoritarian regime, just a year after the US Capitol was stormed by those who wanted to prevent the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. In Hungary, just a few weeks ago, autocrat Viktor […]