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.
Canada's most comprehensive study of how we see the federation and its peoples
Did the federal, provincial and territorial responses to the COVID-19 crisis alleviate or exacerbate public discontent with how federalism works in Canada?
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.
Opinions on the climate change issue remain divided not just between regions of the country, but also within provinces and regions
The pandemic has not prompted Canadians to rethink their preferences regarding the division of powers in the federation
All in this Together? Canadians’ Views on Masks, Vaccines and Lockdowns during the COVID-19 Pandemic
There is widespread agreement across the country on key aspects of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic
The third report from the Confederation of Tomorrow 2020 Survey of Canadians
Tracking the views of Canadians towards the federation.
Satisfaction with democracy and trust in political actors growing in some regions of Canada and falling in others.
For the first time in over a decade, environmental issues now top the list of the most important problems facing Canadians. But views on the country’s top problem are strongly related to region.
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.
Public opinion on the current state of the Canadian federation