We Really Are the North: Raptors’ unprecedented success draws attention from across the country

Canadians divided equally over whether Raptors are Canada’s team or Toronto’s team June 6, 2019 – While basketball has a loyal, diverse and youthful fanbase in Canada, hockey’s supremacy north of the 49th parallel has long been uncontested. A new

Read More

Federal Politics: Liberals appear to have stopped bleeding; can the Conservatives be bloodied?

Most CPC voters have no second choice, but nearly one-in-five could switch to the People’s Party June 10, 2019 – Notwithstanding a summer sitting of the House of Commons, these will be the final days for MPs in Ottawa before

Read More

Premiers’ Performance: Kenney joins Conservative surge, Ford’s approval ebbs, McNeil’s plunges

Scott Moe and Francois Legault maintain their place as top two most approved of provincial leaders June 7, 2019 – The squad of conservative provincial leaders grew in Canada this quarter with the addition of Jason Kenney in Alberta, supplying

Read More

Crisis of Faith? Even practicing Catholics say Church has done a poor job handling sexual abuse issue

Overall views on religion in Canada largely unchanged since 2015 May 28, 2019 – In the popular imagination, the story of the Catholic Church over the last two decades has been one of scandal, attempted reform, and further scandal. Decades

Read More

Gas Pain: Four-in-ten say rising prices at the pump are making it harder to afford necessities

In B.C., where costs are the highest in North America, seven-in-ten support a cap on maximum gas prices May 17, 2019 – As the price of gasoline begins its high summer season, painful increases at the pump are causing some

Read More

Quebecers support religious symbols ban, but are divided on how – or even whether – to enforce it

People in Québec evenly divided over firing those who would violate Bill 21 May 8, 2019 – With public hearings underway in Québec’s National Assembly on Bill 21 – the proposed law that would ban public employees in positions of

Read More
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first