Mario Canseco

Canadians take more pride in multiculturalism, less in economy this year

The arrival of Canada Day presents an opportunity to reflect on the institutions and features that can elicit feelings of pride among Canadians. Last year, when Research Co. and Glacier Media asked...

Unswerving support for automated speed enforcement in B.C., poll finds

A few months ago, drone videos of empty streets in Europe served as a stern warning about what life at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic would look like. Stores were closed and plazas had no...

Pandemic hasn’t cooled climate-change concerns in Canada and U.S.: poll

When Research Co. and Glacier Media asked Canadians earlier this year about Justin Trudeau’s government, the highest level of satisfaction from voters was recorded on three issues: Canada’s...

Spousal approval ratings from inside the COVID confinement pod

Over the past few weeks, several Canadian provinces have started to reopen after a prolonged lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic compelled Canadians to figure out certain things that few of us had...

Poll finds steady support for B.C. government’s housing taxes

Last month, Research Co. and Glacier Media looked at the state of affairs in British Columbia’s political scene. For more than five years, concerns about housing, homelessness and poverty dominated...

Pandemic has weakened the fitness focus of many Canadians

In late March, when Canadians were still trying to process the notion of a lengthy lockdown, Research Co. and Glacier Media asked a question about physical activity. At the time, 30% of Canadians...

Agriculture, local governments are top bailout priorities in B.C. poll

In late April, Research Co. and Glacier Media asked Metro Vancouverites about the survival of specific components of the local tourism industry. At the time, most residents believed governments...

How the pandemic has changed what’s on Canada’s menu

One of the first aspects of our lives that the COVID-19 pandemic affected is what we eat. Canadians were told to stay at home as much as possible, minimize trips to grocery stores, sanitize...

Metro Vancouver residents report spike in crime during pandemic: poll

A few weeks ago, as the lockdown that would keep British Columbians at home was beginning, store owners in Vancouver reported break-ins and thefts. Some of them opted to board up and wait for the...

Pandemic has pumped up popularity for PM and most premiers

When a government is forced to face an unexpected crisis, its original plans usually become the first victim. There were few mentions of U.S. President George W. Bush’s push for “compassionate...