Canadians are less likely to believe conspiracy theories than Americans

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate November 2, 2016 – The 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign has been awash in conspiracy theories, from the abstract and arguably metaphorical (think Bernie Sanders’ insistence that the American economic and political system is “rigged” in favour

Read More

Canada-U.S. perspectives: ‘sunny ways’ versus gloomy days

Opinions about their own country, and those of their neighbour, reveal starkly contrasting outlooks March 9, 2016 – When it comes to self-reflection on the states of their own nations, a new, two-country public opinion poll from the Angus Reid

Read More

Trump and Clinton supporters: Shared personal experiences, massive disagreements on policy

Half said they would vote to block opposing candidate, rather than support their own September 19, 2016 – As the world begins to consider the implications of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, a comprehensive

Read More

Canadians have a more favourable view of their Supreme Court than Americans have of their own

Most find the current process for appointing justices unacceptable, however. August 17, 2015 – In the academic world, it’s known as the “courts/parliament trade-off:” people either believe one institution or the other should have the final say on contentious policy

Read More

Crisis in Greece: Canadians, Americans side with creditors in blame game over billions owed

Respondents in neither North American country worry the Greek crisis will affect their own economies   July 13, 2015 – The anti-austerity movement that led Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ Syriza Party to government in Greece finds less resonance on this

Read More
Sign up for the Angus Reid Institute Mailing List

Receive our latest releases first