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February 14, 2022

Young adults have been hit hard by the pandemic. The recovery must not leave them behind

Our latest survey confirms that the pandemic’s impact has been felt more acutely and more persistently among young adults
February 14, 2022

Here’s how we can stop sick people from going into work

Two in five employees in Canada say they’ve gone in to work sick at least once in the past 12 months. A change in office culture is needed to end this.
October 25, 2021

A fresh look at the reasons why women and men are self-employed

Understanding what motivates women’s entrepreneurship should prompt investors to rethink the criteria they use to assess and fund new ventures
June 10, 2021

Greater inclusion is a win-win strategy for the recovery

Any economic recovery worthy of its name should begin with making sure these Canadians who have been hardest hit by the pandemic-induced recession don’t fall even further behind.
June 6, 2021

What if we keep working from home?

Younger workers, immigrants, racialized people, Indigenous workers and workers with a physical or mental condition that limits their daily activity are all more likely to experience challenges working from home.

A distinctive culture? The sources of public support for immigration in Canada, 1980-2019

Canadians’ tolerance towards immigration responds to immigration flows, and is heavily influenced by macroeconomic conditions
January 4, 2021

Ten trends that will shape events in 2021

From declining confidence in business to growing concern about racism, Environics Institute’s public opinion studies show evolving beliefs on key issues.
November 3, 2020

Are the robots coming for our jobs?

No government should try to hold up the pace of technological change. Rather, they should focus on trying to plug gaps in training so no one falls behind.
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

A majority of Canadians support equalization – even in Alberta

The results of the Confederation of Tomorrow 2020 survey show that there is almost universal support in all parts of Canada for the principle that underpins the equalization program
February 12, 2020

Satisfaction with Canada’s democracy declines significantly in Alberta

The answer to the question of whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in their democratic institutions depends in part on which region one is referring to.
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

Three Facts About Inequality & Equality of Opportunity

Munk School & Environics Institute Lecture - January 16, 2020