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.
More Americans stand at either end of the political spectrum; more Canadians stand in the middle
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.
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 public speaks on democracy and governance in Canada and across the Americas...