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

Canadian millennials think they have it tougher than past generations, and half of boomers agree

One-in-three say people living in their parents’ homes longer is a bad thing; just one-in-five say it’s good   July 20, 2016 – High housing costs, student loans, underemployment, wage stagnation – the reasons why an ever-increasing number of young

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
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first