Mario Canseco

COVID-19 isolation spurs Canadians to read, exercise, call loved ones more: poll

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, most Canadians were compelled to spend another weekend without many of the regular distractions that the season usually brings. The country will have to prepare...

Most Canadians support jail for COVID-19 quacks, profiteers: poll

As municipal and provincial governments begin to ponder firmer measures to enforce social distancing guidelines and stop the spread of COVID-19 in Canada, residents of the country are starting to...

Most Canadians want more say in choosing senators, poll finds

Before the entire country became gripped in the fight against the coronavirus, Research Co. asked Canadians about their views of the upper house. Discussions about the Senate of Canada can be...

Two-thirds of Canadians satisfied with federal government’s handling of COVID-19: poll

The COVID-19 outbreak has modified the way Canadians are connected to their governments and the world. We are now accustomed to daily briefings from the prime minister and provincial heath...

Poll raises alarm over what Canadians see as “reasonable” responses to COVID-19

As Canadians try to carry on with life under the COVID-19 outbreak, a nationwide Research Co. survey outlines disquieting discrepancies in how we feel about the current state of affairs and how we...

Political fault lines divide opinion on breastfeeding in Canada, U.S.

Even in the 21st century, Canadians and Americans continue to be exposed to news stories featuring women who were asked to “abandon the premises” or “cover up” when they were breastfeeding a baby....

Three in five British Columbians support Coastal GasLink project: poll

For most of the month of February, Canadians were exposed to a series of civil disobedience actions and road blockades that had not been seen in years. The protests flared up in support of the...

Half a year after election, federal NDP, Liberals top poll of B.C. residents

The minority government led by Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada has gone through its fair share of ups and downs.   Almost six months have passed since the last federal election, and...

Public indifference to Britain’s Royal Family rises in Canada

The past few weeks have provided an opportunity for Canadians to reconnect with the Royal Family. The visits to British Columbia by the current Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Prince Harry and Meghan...

Gender discrimination is stubbornly persistent in B.C., poll suggests

The United Nations is observing International Women’s Day this Friday. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, a global policy framework introduced to advance...