Mario Canseco

Most B.C. residents aren’t ready for major disaster, survey suggests

For decades, British Columbians have been warned about “the big one.” The possibility of an earthquake affecting our province usually enters our consciousness twice a year. First, when the early...

Public inquiry into money laundering has broad support in B.C.: poll

After months of discussions, a barrage of statements from watchdog groups and endless social media posts from the interested public, the Government of British Columbia has decided to call a public...

Survey digs into British Columbians’ love of gardening

Whether you observe Victoria Day or the Journée nationale des patriotes, the third weekend of May unofficially marks the start of gardening season in Canada. British Columbians may have had a head...

Metro Vancouver commuting experience heading downhill: poll

Over the past five years, discussions about transportation in Metro Vancouver have revolved around issues such as bike infrastructure, the proliferation of parking meters, pinpointing needed...

B.C. coffee shop survey highlights clash of the caffeine titans

Coffee has long been a staple of Canada’s beverage spectrum. Global studies consistently place our country in the top five when measuring the number of litres of coffee that each Canadian consumes....

British Columbians back making school bus seatbelts mandatory

One of many pending issues that may be derailed by the outcome of this year’s federal election is a task force that is currently studying the possibility of having all school buses in Canada fitted...

No reason people shouldn’t cull their old social media posts

In the latest Research Co. survey of Canadians, only 29% of respondents acknowledged that they rarely experience someone being rude or impolite when using social media. In Canada, you are more...

Technology throwing work-life balance out of whack in B.C.: poll

Take a quick look at any recent political speech – federal, provincial, municipal or international – and the word “jobs” is certain to appear in some form at some moment. British Columbia has been...

Canadians blame celebs, technology, politicians for bad manners

Over the past few weeks, Research Co. has taken a look at etiquette in Canada. We learned that Canadians are hearing colourful language in public, and sometimes using it, more often than before. A...

Most B.C. residents believe in God, but few attend church regularly: survey

Throughout the course of this century, British Columbia has been the most irreligious province in Canada. In the 2001 national census, 35.1% of British Columbians claimed to have no religion when...