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Institute Projects

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. 

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Confederation of Tomorrow 2022 Survey of Canadians

Canada's most comprehensive study of how we see the federation and its peoples
March 31, 2022

Canadian Youth: A social values perspective

Identity, life aspirations and engagement of Millennial and Gen Z Canadians

Attachment and Advantages: How Canadians View their Country, their Province and their Neighbour

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.
June 17, 2021

Private Refugee Sponsorship in Canada - 2021 Market Study

New research to identify the private refugee sponsorship potential in Canada
February 11, 2021

Welcoming the Stranger to Canada Survey 2021

Identifying who in Canada is interested in sponsoring refugees
December 7, 2020

A Better Canada: Community, Citizenship and Engagement

A closer look at Canadians' aspirations for themselves and their country
November 1, 2020

Syrian Refugee Lived Experience Project

The Environics Institute's latest "lived experience" research
October 29, 2020

Identity, Values and Language

The third report from the Confederation of Tomorrow 2020 Survey of Canadians
October 16, 2019

Public Opinion in Metropolitan Canada

This report examines public opinion in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary-Edmonton (combined) and Vancouver. It assesses whether there is a common big-city mindset that differentiates those living in these major urban areas from the rest of the country.

Official Bilingualism at 50

Are we taking full advantage of Canadas's linguistic duality?
March 21, 2019

Confederation of Tomorrow 2019 Survey of Canadians

Public opinion on the current state of the Canadian federation
April 16, 2018

Canada's World Survey 2018

The Canada's World Survey 2018 is now released
October 31, 2016

Focus Canada: 2016 Survey on Immigration and Citizenship

As part of its onging Focus Canada public opinion research program, the Environics Institute partnered with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation to ask Canadians about immigration and citizenship...
June 30, 2015

Focus Canada: 2015 Survey on Immigration and Multiculturalism

As part of its ongoing Focus Canada public opinion research program, the Environics Institute asked Canadians about immigration and multiculturalism to update its ongoing research on these topics dating back to the 1970s...
May 31, 2012

Canadians on Hockey 2012

Hockey has long held a central place in Canada, and the National Hockey League is the flagship arena for the sport...
February 7, 2012

Canadians on Citizenship

Canada’s history is one of successive waves of people arriving on its shores, each having to find their place among those who preceded them...