National Press Releases & Articles


Federal Liberals, Conservatives now tied

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Equal proportions, about a third each, will vote for the Conservatives (35%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Split opinion on whether low oil prices good for economy

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Just more, but a minority, think low oil prices are good for the economy (46%) than think they are bad for the economy (42%).

Support for Iraq mission remains strong

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Two thirds approve of Canada’s mission to combat ISIS in Iraq (63%), and this is just slightly lower than the level noted when the mission was first proposed (November 2014 - 66%).

More than half want prostitution legalized

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More than half believe prostitution should be legal for sex trade workers and their clients (54%).

Instagram tops in user satisfaction

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While Facebook has the most users of the top social media platforms, it is Instagram which garners the highest customer satisfaction scores. Among the platforms tested, LinkedIn has grown the most in popularity over the past two years.

Liberals with modest lead on Conservatives

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Just more than a third (37%) will vote Liberal if a federal election were held today, while one third will vote Conservative (33%).

Just half satisfied with Canadian democracy

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Just more than half said they were satisfied with how democracy works in Canada (56%), and just one seventh are "very satisfied" (16%).

One in seven use electronic cigarettes

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1-in-7 had ever used an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette (15%).

Federal Liberal vote up sharply

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More than 4-in-10 will now vote Liberal (41%) if the election were held today, up sharply from just more than a third, (36%) in November. In the meantime, the Conservative vote share, one third, has not changed (33% in November and now).

As many as 3-in-10 women may have been raped

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Close to one fifth of women have been sexually assaulted or raped (17%), and a further one eighth decline to answer the question (12%), for a total of 3-in-10 women who may have been raped (29%).