Mario Canseco

Large proportion of Canadian job-seekers are skeptical about hiring process

For some Canadians, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an internal debate about career choices.   We have learned that those who are labouring from home are happy with their current arrangement, and...

Cannabis legalization acceptance differs along ethnic lines in B.C., poll reveals

Three years ago, the legal consumption of marijuana became a reality across Canada. Every Canadian province quickly established its own set of sales guidelines, even if it took a bit longer to...

Most Canadians agree on steps toward Indigenous reconciliation: poll

The year 2021 was supposed to be unique in the effort to rebuild the broken relationship between the Canadian government and the country’s Indigenous communities.   The federal election campaign...

Canadians’ faith in the country’s health-care system still strong

As Canadians enter the 19th month of life under the COVID-19 pandemic, our views on how governments have managed the crisis have gone through some changes. Quebec and British Columbia have usually...

Pipeline project supporters outnumber opponents in B.C. by small margin

As Canadians were preparing to make their final decision before last month’s federal election, health care, the economy and housing dominated the landscape.   In the final Research Co. survey of...

Majority of Canadians support provincial vaccine passport plans: poll

While September has ended, it did not draw to a close with a buoyant population celebrating the end of the pandemic. Late last year, the federal government had promised that every Canadian who...

Don’t bet on party leaders losing their jobs any time soon, poll suggests

The Canadian federal election will lead to the formation of a minority government with Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau as prime minister.   In the first part of the “exit poll” conducted by...

Exit poll insights on 2021 election campaign winners and losers

The Canadian federal election that was supposedly about nothing has turned into something decidedly more meaningful for the country’s party leaders.   Judging by the pronouncements that we were...

Prolonged pandemic casts outsized shadow over Canadian politics

The federal electoral campaign that Canadians reluctantly and inevitably accepted is over, but the COVID-19 pandemic is not. Throughout the past 18 months, we have seen how Canadians have modified...

Politicians failing to address cellphone cost discontent in Canada

In late 2019, Research Co. and Glacier Media asked British Columbians about their mobile phones. At the time, there was a patent sense of dismay at the high cost of service, coupled with a tempered...