Canada This Month: Preparing for the Future with COVID-19

Since the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada, INNOVATIVE has been tracking attitudes and reported behaviors impacted by the pandemic. Today, INNOVATIVE is releasing findings from its latest Canada This Month survey to understand whether Canadians think the federal and provincial government have a plan to deal with the ongoing effects of COVID-19 Read more about Canada This Month: Preparing for the Future with COVID-19[…]

Canada This Month: July Provincial Politics

Today, INNOVATIVE is releasing an in-depth analysis of our political tracking in Canada’s four largest provinces: BC, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec. As we saw with the federal government, the COVID rally which has pulled overall government approval up as well as many governing party image attributes has ended in Alberta but continues in BC, Ontario Read more about Canada This Month: July Provincial Politics[…]

Canada This Month: July Federal Politics

Today, INNOVATIVE is releasing the latest findings from its July Canada This Month survey. The results show that the WE charity controversy is dominating political debate. Of those who recall reading, hearing, or seeing anything about the Prime Minister or Liberal government in the last few days, close to 3-in-4 (72%) mention the WE charity Read more about Canada This Month: July Federal Politics[…]

Chinese-Canadian Perspectives on China and Impact of COVID-19

When it comes to both views of the Chinese government and COVID-19, Chinese Canadians share similar concerns to everyone else Recent events, such as the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou, the charges laid against the “two Michaels” in China, and the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan have centered on Canada’s strained relationship with China Read more about Chinese-Canadian Perspectives on China and Impact of COVID-19[…]

COVID-19 in Focus: Core Tracking

Canadians Sense of Well-Being Holds Firm Despite COVID-19 Despite the fact that almost half of Canadian households have experienced a direct economic impact from COVID-19 and wide-spread concern about containment, Canadians’ sense of personal well-being is remarkably stable. On July 10th, INNOVATIVE released the results of an online poll tracking Canadian attitudes and behaviours related Read more about COVID-19 in Focus: Core Tracking[…]

Overall Highlights: Racism and Discrimination in Canada

Canadians often take pride in the country’s multiculturalism. However, recent years have seen more and more discussion about the ongoing impact of racism in Canada. Today we are releasing overall results from a new survey on public attitudes around racism, diversity, and immigration. We find that across a number of measures, negative attitudes about diversity, Read more about Overall Highlights: Racism and Discrimination in Canada[…]

African Canadian Civic Engagement Council | Discrimination in Canada

Through a partnership between the African Canadian Civic Engagement Council (ACCEC) and Innovative Research Group (INNOVATIVE), this research study was designed to explore perceptions of Black Canadians and the broader Canadian population regarding systemic racism, the Black Lives Matter movement, policing, and Canada’s court systems. A majority (53%) of Black Canadians live with discrimination in Read more about African Canadian Civic Engagement Council | Discrimination in Canada[…]

Canada This Month: Getting Back to Normal

Returning to Normal? COVID-19 and Consumer Behaviour Today, INNOVATIVE is releasing results from our June survey on how COVID-19 is impacting consumer behaviour. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians to make dramatic changes to every aspect of their lives, from work and travel to shopping and entertainment. Do Canadians intend to return to their old Read more about Canada This Month: Getting Back to Normal[…]

Canada This Month: National Political Overview

On June 26th, INNOVATIVE released the latest findings from its June Canada This Month survey. The results show what may be the beginning of a return to usual partisan politics at the Federal level, with the first month since February to have an equal mix of negative and positive news for Trudeau’s government in our Read more about Canada This Month: National Political Overview[…]

COVID-19 in Focus: Smaller Provinces Politics in Detail

Today INNOVATIVE is releasing an in-depth analysis of our political tracking in four of Canada’s smaller provinces: Manitoba, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. Manitoba Politics The Manitoba government continues to receive strong approval (61%) for their handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. Despite this, Premier Pallister’s favourability is down, with 35% saying they have a Read more about COVID-19 in Focus: Smaller Provinces Politics in Detail[…]