Mario Canseco

Rising number of Canadians ready to rethink country's relationship with monarchy: poll

For the third year in a row, Research Co. and Glacier Media asked Canadians about the monarchy. Some of the numbers we track have been remarkably consistent. We have learned that Canadians are more...

Poll sniffs out rise in dog ownership during pandemic

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have encountered different fitness challenges, prompting decisions that may have been unthinkable in 2019. In June 2020, we found out that 29% of...

Slow reopening of the economy still backed by majority in B.C.

Canadian provinces have dealt with COVID-19 in different and unique ways. In the early stages of the pandemic, Atlantic Canada provided a glowing example with a very low case count and stern travel...

Two-thirds of Canadians oppose export of live horses for meat

Over the past few years, some Canadians have started to ponder moving towards diets that reduce or eliminate the consumption of animals. At this point, we are not near a scenario where most...

Appetite for independence varies widely among western provinces

With the glaring exception of Quebec, secessionist movements in Canada have a way of fizzling out, regardless of their intentions and intellectual gravitas. B.C. was briefly part of this trend in...

Pandemic heats up thermostat wars in Canadian homes, poll finds

This winter has been particularly draining for many Canadians. Many hoped to have an opportunity to travel to warm destinations, only to see the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic make...

Youngest adults driving the move to online food delivery in B.C.

It has been particularly difficult for the restaurant industry to bounce back during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some venues have opted for limited, social distanced dine-in service, while others have...

Canadians evenly split on progress of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

In Canada, where life is decidedly marked by the passing of the seasons, our psyche during the various stages of the COVID-19 pandemic has been influenced by the weather. In the spring of 2020, the...

Sounds of silence are increasingly elusive in the COVID-19 era

Canadians are just a few weeks removed from observing the first anniversary of a lockdown that changed the way we labour, communicate and celebrate. The magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic became...

B.C. voters favour less bratty behaviour, more transparency from MLAs: poll

In the last month of 2020, outgoing Speaker of the British Columbia legislative assembly Darryl Plecas released his Actioning Proposals for Change. The document became the final instalment of a...