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.
Race Relations in Canada 2021
New research updating the evolution of race relations and racism in Canada
Canadian Public Opinion about Immigration and Refugees - Fall 2021
The latest Focus Canada survey reveals that Canadians continue to be largely positive and supportive about immigrants and refugees
Canadian Public Opinion about Indigenous Peoples and Reconciliation
The 2021 Focus Canada survey reveals that attitudes in Canada are shifting.
Respect, Influence and Fairness in the Canadian Federation
Did the federal, provincial and territorial responses to the COVID-19 crisis alleviate or exacerbate public discontent with how federalism works in Canada?
Support for Democracy in Canada
A Report from the 2021 AmericasBarometer Survey
Lessons Learned: The Pandemic and Learning from Home in Canada
Many households face barriers to accessing the connectivity and tools that students need to learn online.
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.
Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
By a two-to-one margin, Canadians are more likely to believe that governments in Canada have not gone far enough in trying to advance reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples than they are to say that governments have gone too far.
Addressing climate change in the Canadian federation
Opinions on the climate change issue remain divided not just between regions of the country, but also within provinces and regions
Private Refugee Sponsorship in Canada - 2021 Market Study
New research to identify the private refugee sponsorship potential in Canada
Mind and Body: Impact of the Pandemic on Physical and Mental Health
Canadians’ perceptions of their physical health and mental health have deteriorated during the pandemic.
Widening Inequality: Effects of the Pandemic on Jobs and Income
The pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities within Canadian society.
Canadian youth perspectives on democracy, global issues and civic engagement
A national study of Millennials and leading-edge Gen Z Canadians
The Role of Governments and the Division of Powers: Federalism in the Context of a Pandemic
The pandemic has not prompted Canadians to rethink their preferences regarding the division of powers in the federation
Work at Home or Live at Work: The Complexities of New Working Arrangements
Experiences of working from home have been more challenging for some workers than others, especially for those with young children at home.
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
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Millennials and GenZ
First report from the Canadian Millennial and GenZ Social Values Study 2020
Welcoming the Stranger to Canada Survey 2021
Identifying who in Canada is interested in sponsoring refugees
Confederation of Tomorrow 2020: Indigenous - non-Indigenous Relations
Fourth report from the Confederation of Tomorrow 2020 Survey of Canadians
A Better Canada: Community, Citizenship and Engagement
A closer look at Canadians' aspirations for themselves and their country
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