A third of Canadians hold negative, intolerant views of marginalized, minority groups

In Acceptance and Intolerance in Canada – our definitive, in-depth study of Canadian perceptions and attitudes regarding marginalized and minority groups in the country – we found that a third (33%) of Canadians hold explicitly negative, intolerant views of at least one group in society. However, we also found that an additional quarter (23%) of Canadians express somewhat more subtle forms of prejudice and bigotry.

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Economic Outlook 2019: Canadians in Psychological Recession

January 13, 2019 — The results are in for the 24th annual edition of Pollara Strategic Insights’ Economic Outlook Study – Canada’s longest-running study of the public’s perceptions and expectations of the economy and their personal financial situation. And, it reveals that the public mood has turned anxious and negative.

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A Majority (55%) of Canadians Prefer a Pharmacare Program that Complements rather than Replaces Existing Drug Plans

October 19, 2018 — The Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada’s new survey about pharmacare reveals that pharmacare is not a top-of-mind priority for Canadians. When asked, most (84%) Canadians support the concept in-principle. A majority (55%) prefer a program that focusses on providing coverage to those without, while maintaining existing drug plans.

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Annual IFIC – Pollara Mutual Fund Investors Survey (2018) sees Highest Confidence in Mutual Funds in 13 Years of Tracking Research

September 27, 2018 — The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and Pollara Strategic Insights today released the full results of their 13th annual survey of mutual fund investors. Begun in 2006, this year’s wave sees mutual funds continue to outperform other financial products by a wide margin in terms of investor confidence in the product’s ability to help them reach their financial goals.

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