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.
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.
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.
Many households face barriers to accessing the connectivity and tools that students need to learn online.
Canadians’ perceptions of their physical health and mental health have deteriorated during the pandemic.
The pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities within Canadian society.
A national study of Millennials and leading-edge Gen Z Canadians
Experiences of working from home have been more challenging for some workers than others, especially for those with young children at home.
First report from the Canadian Millennial and GenZ Social Values Study 2020
A closer look at Canadians' aspirations for themselves and their country
A Better Canada confirms that, for many, the eventual reopening of the economy should mean something better than going “back to normal.”
Canadians tend to have a positive assessment of both the impact of technological change and the value of the post-secondary education and skills training that they have received
2020 Survey on Employment and Skills: Preliminary Report / Sondage 2020 sur l’emploi et les compétences : Rapport préliminaire
The changing views on the prospects for the next generation were addressed by the Environics Institute for Survey research in its most recent Focus Canada survey.
“Social capital” is the term used to describe the vibrancy of social networks and the extent to which there is trust and reciprocity within a community and among individuals.