National Press Releases & Articles


One half approve of Mideast mission reset

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

One half approve of the change in Canada’s mission in the Mideast from bombing to training foreign fighters (48%).

One half approve of 3 years of deficit spending

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Close to one half approve of the Liberal government’s original plan to go into deficit for three years before balancing the budget in the final year of their mandate (48%).

Sharp increase in those favouring minimum income

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

More than a third favour the introduction of a guaranteed annual minimum income to replace other state supports like social assistance, unemployment and pensions (36%).

Most Canadians disagree with Trump

| Filed under: National

Two thirds disapprove of US presidential contender Donald Trump in total (68%).

Thirteen Myths Concerning the 2015 Federal Election

| Filed under: National

This presentation regarding the thirteen myths concerning the 2015 federal election was presented by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff at the MRIA Ottawa Chapter on November 26, 2015

Trudeau's approval remains high

| Filed under: National

Close to half would vote for the Liberals if an election were held today (46%).

Two thirds concerned refugees will burden health, social system

| Filed under: National

Two thirds are concerned Syrian refugees settled in Canada will create a strain on our health care and social services (63%).

One fifth use marijuana now

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

One fifth have used marijuana or cannabis in the past year (19%) and one quarter will use it in the future once it is legal (24%).

Majority concerned refugees will get preferential immigration treatment

| Filed under: National

More than half are concerned Syrian refugees invited to Canada will get preferential treatment in the immigration queue (54%), and one third are “very” concerned (34%).

Canadians ambivalent on impact of Syrian refugees

| Filed under: National

Almost exactly equal proportions believe the Syrian refugees due to arrive in Canada will have a positive impact on the country (34%), will NOT have a positive impact (34%) or have no opinion on the question (32%).