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 survey is the most comprehensive source of information about support for democracy in Canada.
A report from the 2023 Confederation of Tomorrow Survey of Canadians
Younger Canadians have grown more dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country, and more pessimistic about prospects for the next generation
More Americans stand at either end of the political spectrum; more Canadians stand in the middle
A Better Canada confirms that, for many, the eventual reopening of the economy should mean something better than going “back to normal.”
In Canada, left-right polarization is much less pronounced than in the U.S., and has generally declined over the past decade.
Satisfaction with democracy and trust in political actors growing in some regions of Canada and falling in others.
Roughly two-thirds of Canadians say that the wealthy, new technology companies like Google and Facebook, and large Canadian corporations have too much influence in Canadian politics.
An update on trends in Canadian public opinion
Younger men are twice as likely as younger women to say they have been personally encouraged to become a candidate for elected office.
The AmericasBarometer is a 29 country public opinion survey on democracy, governance and civic engagement, conducted every two to three years by a consortium of of research partners across the western hemisphere...
A global survey on public attitudes about the qualifications of women as national leaders...
The world is changing rapidly, due in large part to fundamental transformations brought about by globalization, the digital revolution and social trends...
What does the public expect from governments, and how well do they believe their country, province and local municipality are governed?
The public speaks on democracy and governance in Canada and across the Americas...
What is current Canadian public opinion as it relates to people and their environment, human rights and dignity, responsible citizenship, and Canada's role in the world?...