Polls
Play nice or talk tough? Canadians prefer provinces stand up for themselves over avoiding conflict with Ottawa

Play nice or talk tough? Canadians prefer provinces stand up for themselves over avoiding conflict with Ottawa

From slam­ming the Trudeau gov­ern­ment for alleged­ly encroach­ing too far into mat­ters of provin­cial juris­dic­tion to a law­suit aimed at equal­iza­tion reform, this week’s gath­er­ing of provin­cial pre­miers in Hal­i­fax echoed one…

Majority of Canadians angry towards federal and provincial governments

Majority of Canadians angry towards federal and provincial governments

Pollara’s Rage Index shows the lev­el of anger in Cana­da is down from this spring, but…

Feelings of pessimism towards the federal government hit new high –Satisfaction reaches new all-time low

Feelings of pessimism towards the federal government hit new high –Satisfaction reaches new all-time low

Nanos con­duct­ed a sur­vey on Cana­di­ans views of the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment.…

Conservatives lead Liberals by 17 points

Conservatives lead Liberals by 17 points

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

Federal vs Provincial Governments: Which is doing a better job?

Federal vs Provincial Governments: Which is doing a better job?

Yes­ter­day, Canada’s pre­miers gath­ered in Nova Sco­tia for Coun­cil of the…

Do you know who this is? The Implications of Recognizability in Canadian Politics

Do you know who this is? The Implications of Recognizability in Canadian Politics

Yes­ter­day, we released our lat­est track­ing poll on Cana­di­an pol­i­tics that found…

People are three times more likely to say their personal finances are worse rather than better compared to a year ago

People are three times more likely to say their personal finances are worse rather than better compared to a year ago

Cana­di­ans are three time more like­ly to have a neg­a­tive rather than…



Liberals trail Conservatives by 20 as Public Mood Sours

Liberals trail Conservatives by 20 as Public Mood Sours

From July 4 to 9, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 1,989…

Canadians are divided on how to fund NATO defense spending target

Canadians are divided on how to fund NATO defense spending target

Cana­di­ans are divid­ed on how to fund NATO defense spend­ing tar­get with 26% who think…

Fuel tax ‘holiday’ a hit with more than half of Canadians, opposed by those least financial stressed

Fuel tax ‘holiday’ a hit with more than half of Canadians, opposed by those least financial stressed

When sum­mer comes in Cana­da, two things are guar­an­teed to rise – the tem­per­a­ture…

Canadians give top scores to the UK and Germany as positive partners

Canadians give top scores to the UK and Germany as positive partners

In col­lab­o­ra­tion with Atlantik Brücke, Nanos con­duct­ed a sur­vey on the views…

Conservatives lead by 15 points – Concern about housing on the upswing

Conservatives lead by 15 points – Concern about housing on the upswing

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

Higher interest rates negatively impact spending for majority of Canadians; Poilievre most trusted to support economic growth

Higher interest rates negatively impact spending for majority of Canadians; Poilievre most trusted to support economic growth

More than two in three respon­dents say that high­er inter­est rates have impact­ed their…

As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

As access to health care has become more difficult, Canadians want government to encourage use of virtual care

spark*insights com­plet­ed nation­al sur­vey research with a large sam­ple of 2,694…

Consumer confidence lower than four weeks ago and remains in marginally positive territory

Consumer confidence lower than four weeks ago and remains in marginally positive territory

Cana­di­an con­sumer con­fi­dence con­tin­ues to trend in mar­gin­al­ly pos­i­tive…

Nearly seven in ten Canadians want the public release of names of MPs accused of foreign interference and for them to publicly explain their actions – Majority want MPs found guilty of foreign interference criminally charged and jailed


What is Motivating Voting Preferences in Canada?

What is Motivating Voting Preferences in Canada?

From June 20 to 25, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 1,900…

People in Ontario and Quebec more sensitive to potential theft when purchasing a vehicle compared to people from other regions

People in Ontario and Quebec more sensitive to potential theft when purchasing a vehicle compared to people from other regions

Nanos research was retained by CTV News to con­duct research among Cana­di­ans to gauge…

World Cup red card? By a three-to-one ratio, B.C. residents say cost for games in Vancouver ‘not worth it’

World Cup red card? By a three-to-one ratio, B.C. residents say cost for games in Vancouver ‘not worth it’

Cana­di­an soc­cer fans are in heav­en this week, as Cana­da pre­pares to take on…

Alberta Politics: UCP ahead of NDP by 14-points post-Nenshi leadership victory.

Alberta Politics: UCP ahead of NDP by 14-points post-Nenshi leadership victory.

From June 25 and 28, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000 Alber­tans…

Justin Trudeau’s Political Future

Justin Trudeau’s Political Future

Three out of five Cana­di­ans (63%) dis­ap­prove of Justin Trudeau’s per­for­mance as…

Capital Gains: "Gated communities" argument is a loser

Capital Gains: "Gated communities" argument is a loser

In our sur­vey of 2,688 Cana­di­ans (June 14th to 21st) we played a video clip from…

Canadian Dream? High housing costs has two-in-five recent immigrants saying they may leave their province (or Canada)

Canadian Dream? High housing costs has two-in-five recent immigrants saying they may leave their province (or Canada)

Canada’s immi­gra­tion lev­els have reached record highs in recent years, but as more…

Conservatives continue with double digit lead over Liberals

Conservatives continue with double digit lead over Liberals

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

Federal Voting Intentions: June 2024

Federal Voting Intentions: June 2024

Every month, we con­duct a sur­vey of Cana­di­ans to explore their views on the…



Consumer confidence tracking in positive territory

Consumer confidence tracking in positive territory

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

Ford PCs lead by 16 despite increase in disapproval of the provincial government’s performance

Ford PCs lead by 16 despite increase in disapproval of the provincial government’s performance

From June 20 to June 25, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a sur­vey of 1,000…

Abacus Data Poll: Pre-Toronto-St. Paul’s Byelection, Conservatives lead by 19

Abacus Data Poll: Pre-Toronto-St. Paul’s Byelection, Conservatives lead by 19

From June 20 to 25, 2024 Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­al sur­vey of 1,900…

Happy Canada Day? 7 in 10 Canadians (70%) Think Canada is “Broken” as Canadian Pride Takes a Tumble

    Happy Canada Day? 7 in 10 Canadians (70%) Think Canada is “Broken” as Canadian Pride Takes a Tumble

    Com­par­ing to five years ago, just over one-third (35%) of Cana­di­ans say they are less…

    Conservatives lead by 19

    Conservatives lead by 19

    Lib­er­als los­ing the left, right, cen­tre right, and have only a nar­row…

    Oh Canada Day, eh? Embracing Generational Love for the Maple Leaf

    Oh Canada Day, eh? Embracing Generational Love for the Maple Leaf

    From June 20 and 25, 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide sur­vey of 1,926…

    State of the Region – Towns of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills, and the City of Burlington

    State of the Region – Towns of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills, and the City of Burlington

    Res­i­dents of the regions gave the top rat­ing to their com­mu­ni­ty as a place to…

    Premiers’ Performance: Kinew on top as honeymoon continues; Eby slides as B.C. election approaches

    Premiers’ Performance: Kinew on top as honeymoon continues; Eby slides as B.C. election approaches

    As the country’s provin­cial leg­is­la­tures break for sum­mer, there appears to be an…

    Conservatives steady with ballot support at 41 per cent

    Conservatives steady with ballot support at 41 per cent

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

    Must Trudeau go? Amid chatter of his ouster, potential Liberal replacements offer little room for party to recover

    Must Trudeau go? Amid chatter of his ouster, potential Liberal replacements offer little room for party to recover

    As the bal­lots are count­ed from the byelec­tion in Toron­to-St. Paul’s –…

    Confidence remains positive – Views on real estate show softening over the past four weeks

    Confidence remains positive – Views on real estate show softening over the past four weeks

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

    Foreign Interference: Two-thirds, including majority of CPC voters say all leaders should read NSICOP report

    Foreign Interference: Two-thirds, including majority of CPC voters say all leaders should read NSICOP report

    The House of Com­mons rose for sum­mer break this week. It is a rit­u­al that sends…

    Belief in a lower standard of living for the future generation reaches an all time high among Canadians

    Belief in a lower standard of living for the future generation reaches an all time high among Canadians

    Sev­en in ten Cana­di­ans say they believe the next gen­er­a­tion will have a low­er…

    Capital Gains Tax: One-in-five say increasing inclusion rate will cost them more over next five years

    Capital Gains Tax: One-in-five say increasing inclusion rate will cost them more over next five years

    When it comes to the Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment, tax poli­cies aimed at woo­ing younger…

    Poilievre Top Choice for Best PM in Canada

    Poilievre Top Choice for Best PM in Canada

    Pierre Poilievre as the pre­ferred choice for Prime Min­is­ter, with sig­nif­i­cant…

    Conservatives have 14-point advantage over Liberals

    Conservatives have 14-point advantage over Liberals

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

    Positive consumer confidence over the past four weeks buoyed up by views on the future strength of the economy, job security and personal finances

    Positive consumer confidence over the past four weeks buoyed up by views on the future strength of the economy, job security and personal finances

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

    Canadians React to the Bank of Canada Interest Rate Cut

    Canadians React to the Bank of Canada Interest Rate Cut

    Between June 6 and 13 2024, Aba­cus Data con­duct­ed a nation­wide sur­vey…