Economy & Work

Back to homepage

Banking Blues: Canadians say they lack confidence in understanding key financial terms

Women – especially those under age 35 – express less confidence in their financial knowledge than men February 14, 2018 – What’s the difference between interest and compound interest? Or between a defined-contribution pension plan and a defined-benefit plan? What

Read More

What Canadians want most from a new NAFTA

Two-country survey finds Americans vastly underestimate number of states that trade most with Canada September 23, 2017 – As Canada’s negotiating team prepares for a third round of meetings with Mexico and the United States this weekend in Ottawa, Canadians

Read More

With U.S. out, Canadian support for ‘TPP 11’ nearly doubles

Continuing a 2017 trend, majority prefer to focus trade efforts on Pacific Rim nations over U.S. November 3, 2017 – When President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the days following his inauguration, many thought

Read More

Canadian entrepreneurs see changes to passive investment rules as ‘unfair’ by 2:1 margin

Changes to passive investment rules seen as more unfair than those related to income sprinkling Size of small business key driver of opinion among owners Three-quarters of non-owners say new businesses should receive tax breaks September 20, 2017 – As Prime

Read More

Foreign Direct Investment in Canada: Who’s favoured, who’s frowned upon?

Majorities say Canada should encourage investment from UK, EU, US, discourage from China September 12, 2017 – As Canada continues to look for ways to deepen its economic ties with the world’s second-largest economy, a new public opinion poll from

Read More

As NAFTA negotiations turn tense, Canadians look beyond U.S. and across the Atlantic for future trade

Canadians tentative about trade with China; more bullish on the EU, UK September 7, 2017 – As negotiators for Canada, the United States, and Mexico revealed this week they’ve made little progress on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement

Read More
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first