Max Wood

November 15, 2022

Emergencies Act inquiry driving echo chambers

In February 2022, the federal government invoked the Emergencies Act to help clear the trucker convoy from downtown Ottawa. The Public Order Emergency Commission is reviewing […]
October 5, 2022

Climate action, climate policy, and cost of living remain in tension

Canadians are conflicted and concerned about the risks and costs of the energy transition, though the reality of climate change continues to weigh heavy for many. […]
September 1, 2022

Canada May Struggle with Uptake of the Omicron Booster

On September 1, Health Canada approved a new bivalent COVID-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant. Just 38% of Canadians say they will “definitely” get this […]
June 21, 2022

There is a New Normal in Indigenous Attitudes

In June, Canada commemorates the history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples during National Indigenous History Month. INNOVATIVE has been tracking […]
June 2, 2022

An Election Cheat Sheet

The big story in tonight’s election seems clear – Doug Ford’s PCs are headed for another majority government.  But while the PCs are likely to win […]
June 1, 2022

PCs Firmly in Lead on Eve of the Election

The Progressive Conservatives have a commanding 12-point lead over the Liberals in INNOVATIVE’s latest telephone survey of 602 Ontario residents weighted to n=600, conducted from May […]
May 31, 2022

PCs Maintain Steady Lead in Campaign’s Final Days

The Progressive Conservatives are maintaining a steady, 5-point lead over the Liberals. The NDP remain in third, 9 points back of the PCs. These findings come […]
May 30, 2022

Who Votes New Blue?

The presence of the New Blue Party of Ontario on the ballot does not appear to be harming the Tories’ numbers. These findings come from INNOVATIVE’s […]
May 27, 2022

Novel Seat Projection Model Shows Likely Tory Majority, Liberal Gains, and NDP “Lunch Bucket” Losses

In Canada, we count seats, not votes. Most models project seat counts based on geography, and often assume that party strength and patterns of political competition […]