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January 2, 2022

We’re witnessing the continuing cultural divergence of Canada and the United States

The centre of gravity in each of our cultures is in a radically different place, and each is moving along a different trajectory
October 7, 2021

50 years of multiculturalism

Michael Adams, president of the Environics Institute, says most Canadians view multiculturalism as an important symbol of what we aspire to as a society
January 4, 2021

COVID-19 changed everything, except Canada’s values of inclusiveness

While populists around the world have used the pandemic’s many upheavals to sow fears against newcomers, Canada might never have been more sure of its broadly welcoming spirit than now
November 3, 2020

Thanks to Quebec millennials, another referendum isn’t looming

The differences between the outlooks of young adults in different parts of Canada have never been as small as they are today.
September 25, 2020

New survey shows Canadians want lasting change to accompany economic recovery

A new Environics Institute survey confirms that, by a wide margin, Canadians want change
May 21, 2020

All Together Now?

A special Environics Institute Insight by Michael Adams and Andrew Parkin: As Canadians face the COVID-19 crisis, research shows we bring three vital social strengths (and have one important opportunity to improve)
February 7, 2020

Canadians: richer than they think

Americans could look to Canada for ideas about how to run an economy, and not just a public-health-care system
January 8, 2020

In Canada, education excellence is also about equity

In a world where learning underpins both individual and collective success, Canada's strong showing in recent OECD testing is reassuring. It should also serve as a reminder of some of the things that make this country tick.
September 12, 2019

Are Canadians losing confidence in their democracy?

While views on the economy are mixed, the general trends in Canada, especially on attitudes towards democracy and diversity, remain positive