We need to go beyond the observation that the monarchy seems outdated, and prepare ourselves for the hard work of finding something that works better for us.
Social norms exert a powerful influence on how people interact with others, and deserve greater attention in addressing systemic racism
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
From declining confidence in business to growing concern about racism, Environics Institute’s public opinion studies show evolving beliefs on key issues.
Any relapse by governments into confused messaging and contradictory actions risks eroding the public buy-in, depriving Canada of what up until now has been one of its greatest advantages.
The differences between the outlooks of young adults in different parts of Canada have never been as small as they are today.
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.
A new Environics Institute survey confirms that, by a wide margin, Canadians want change
Sondés sur le gouvernement qui représente le mieux leurs intérêts, les jeunes Québécois francophones ont des opinions plus proches de celles des autres Canadiens que de celles des Québécois plus âgés.
The most striking differences between the views of younger and older francophone Quebecers appear in their expectations of the Quebec state
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
Put 100 Albertans in a room with 100 Quebecers and you'd be shocked how many can find someone from the other province who agrees with them on big issues
Canadians should challenge themselves to look past the deeply disturbing American news clips and reflect on the situation here at home
As we think through a recovery, our priority should be putting in place effective supports for those facing the greatest adversity
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)
Canadians don’t just want things to get back to normal; they want things to get better.
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.