Since its founding in 2006, the Institute has conducted a number of groundbreaking public opinion and social research projects. Our reports are listed by publication date, or can be searched by topic or survey series.
The diminishing concern about the impact of free trade on Canada’s cultural identity coincides with sharp differences of opinion between Canadians and Americans on prominent social issues.
This study is the second comprehensive look at the wellbeing of Toronto residents viewed in terms of social networks, social trust, civic engagement and neighbourhood support.
Canadians are as supportive of immigration and refugees as they have been in more than four decades
The majority of those who have been working from home say they prefer this arrangement and want it to continue once the pandemic is over.
Many Canadians find it a challenge to keep their work, family and personal lives in balance.
Canada's most comprehensive study of how we see the federation and its peoples
Identity, life aspirations and engagement of Millennial and Gen Z Canadians
The sense that there is a need to continue to promote the equality of women has not faded – rather, it is more pronounced today than in previous decades.
Efforts to improve public health and contain the spread of serious illness must focus on both the lack of paid sick days and the influence of the prevailing workplace culture.
More Americans stand at either end of the political spectrum; more Canadians stand in the middle
The pandemic’s impact has been felt more acutely and more persistently among young Canadian adults.
New research updating the evolution of race relations and racism in Canada
The latest Focus Canada survey reveals that Canadians continue to be largely positive and supportive about immigrants and refugees
The 2021 Focus Canada survey reveals that attitudes in Canada are shifting.
Did the federal, provincial and territorial responses to the COVID-19 crisis alleviate or exacerbate public discontent with how federalism works in Canada?
Many households face barriers to accessing the connectivity and tools that students need to learn online.
For the vast majority of Canadians, feelings of attachment to Canada, and to their province or territory, overlap: they feel attached to both, rather than choosing one form of attachment over another.