Public Opinion Research

All the Polls Fit to Print: 2019 in the Polls

Public polls tell us a lot about what is on the minds of Canadians. Or at least what media and other elites...

The Public Polls Project | Research about Public Opinion in the Public Domain

Polling Guru is a site dedicated to reflecting on and discussing current and historical public opinion research. Public polls, that is polls released into...

Polling in Canada: Online Reigns but Telephone Still Relevant

Online research is the most important public opinion research tool according to research on publicly released polling in Canada conducted by Jenkins Research. Since...

Image of Pollsters Improves in Canada [Insights West]

Good news for us involved in public opinion research. Despite the occasional negative press spurned by poll failures, pollsters improved their perception from 34% to 42%...

Polling as Weathervane

Public opinion polling is in many ways like a weather report for the nation. There is science, it is mostly reliable, and its occasional...

Telephone or Online: Lessons from the Canadian Election Study

The latest and perhaps the most important study on the impact of survey mode was recently published by Breton, Cutler, Lachance, and Mierke-Zatwarnicki in the...

Trade and International Relations Top National Policy Polls for 2017

It probably comes as little surprise that international trade and international relations issues were the most polled topics when it comes to national public...

What does a question mean? Two Question I Always Ask

There are a number of things to look at when deciding on the quality of a poll and the MRIA has a set of...

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COVID-19 Polls: Public Opinion in the Time of Pandemic

2020 will be the year of COVID-19 polls. As the Coronavirus spread throughout Canada, polling companies expanded...

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