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Almost half of Canadians think they are asked for donations too much

It is a telling stat that reveals the challenges the not-for-profit sector has in achieving its fundraising goals. You cannot possibly reach the goals without asking for donations but the competition for fundraising risks...

Canadians Increasingly Believe NAFTA Benefits Canada [Angus Reid Institute]

As Canada is about to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, it is interesting that Canadians have become more positive about the role of NAFTA in Canada. More than half (56%) now think the...

74% would prefer to shop in physical store

Only 26% of Canadians would prefer to buy online rather than from a physical store. Since we are in the heart of the shopping period, this is the natural question of the month.  The preference...

Future Standard of Living [Nanos]

While the Canadian economy has shown signs of positive growth, Canadians are largely pessimistic about the standard of living that future generations can expect. Nanos Methodology: These observations are based on a hybrid telephone and...

Over 6 in 10 think there is at least solid evidence for global warming...

Only a small percentage of Canadians think that there is little (5%) or no evidence (6%) that the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades in a recent poll...

49% Believe Health Care System Able to Meet Needs of Seniors [Ipsos]

In a new poll released last week for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), Ipsos found that almost half of Canadians are at least somewhat confident (49%) that the health care system will be able...

Only 34% think men and women with same skills are paid the same for...

Pay equity remains for Canadians who are currently employed an area of continued discrimination. A majority thinks the a women and man with the same skills doing the job are probably not being paid...
Opinions about Mandatory Vaccinations

Majority but Not Universal Support for Mandatory Vaccination for Childhood Diseases

A recent Research Co. survey shows that Canadians are not fully supportive of mandatory vaccination of children when it comes to childhood diseases like polio and measles. Almost one in five would leave this...
Results of a recent question on banning handguns in Canada

Handgun Ban is Supported by Majority of Canadians [Nanos/ CTV]

Almost half of Canadians fully support (48%) a total ban on handgun ownership by anyone other than police/ security professionals according to a recent survey by Nanos Research for the CTV. Support for a...
Statistic Canada and Personal Information

Canadians Strongly Opposed to Allowing Statistics Canada to Access Personal Information

It probably came as a surprise to Canadians when they heard the Statistic Canada plan to access personal information from banks. The agency was planning on requiring banks to turn over the transaction history...