Society & Life

Back to homepage

Pulling the plug: Three-in-ten Canadians are forgoing home TV service in favour of online streaming

Despite availability of ‘skinny’ cable packages, most current subscribers say TV service is too expensive October 18, 2018 – Millennials in Canada are increasingly pulling the plug and hanging up the receiver as they opt out of traditional television and

Read More

Rideau Hall ruckus: Canadians divided along political lines over Governor General’s performance in first year

One-in-four believe Julie Payette is “adjusting” and will eventually settle into her role October 12, 2018 – After weeks of critical news stories that prompted Governor General Julie Payette to apologize for how her office’s work has been perceived in

Read More

Will Air Canada purchase of Aeroplan bring friendly skies or turbulent times to customers?

One-quarter say Air Canada purchase of Aeroplan will result in better overall value for members October 1, 2018 – More than a year of uncertainty for Canada’s more than five million Aeroplan members has many considering whether they should hold

Read More

Vexed over vaping: Kids are top concern amid Canadian uncertainty about effects of e-cigarettes

Strong support for legislation passed to ban sale to minors, restrict marketing and flavours September 17, 2018 – Are e-cigarettes a smoking cessation aid or an instrument to hook younger consumers on nicotine? The core question surrounding the act of

Read More

In debate over first PM’s legacy, vast majority say John A. Macdonald’s name, image should stay in public view

Most say Canada spends too much time apologizing for residential schools and should move on September 5, 2018 – As a long summer of discussion over the legacy of the country’s residential school system and dispute over the subsequent actions

Read More

Buck-a-beer may be a good bet, but Canadian politicians best not forget wine in pursuit of thirsty voters

Across the political spectrum, beer, wine and liquor preference distributed nearly equally August 13, 2018 – When it comes politicians and their quest for high ground with voters, there are arguably few strategies more heady or intoxicating than promoting easier

Read More
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first