In the News

Your opinions have an impact on our world. Here are some of the latest news stories where surveys completed by members of the Angus Reid Forum are getting attention and appearing in the news.

Sylvain Charlebois: The quest for protein has reached a whole new frontier for consumers

The Record

The move toward plant-based nutrition has been going on for a while, but the new Canada’s Food Guide puts an exclamation point on the trend.

New poll suggests many Canadians would support handgun ban

CTV News Winnipeg

A new poll from Angus Reid suggests a majority of Canadians would support an outright ban on handguns.

The numbers released on Friday show 61 per cent of respondents would support an outright ban on civilian possession of handguns.

Majority of British Columbians say province isn’t doing enough to combat high gas prices

Global News

As people head out of town for the Victoria Day long weekend, the rising cost of gas is making for an expensive holiday — and many say the B.C. government isn’t helping.

Designer babies? Canadians say modifying genes in embryos acceptable only in certain circumstances

Angus Reid Institute
With recent advances in embryonic gene editing – that is, modifying the genetic make-up of a human embryo to add a desirable trait or remove an undesirable one – raising the spectre of “designer babies” in some people’s minds – a new poll from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds Canadians divided about the risks of genetic research.

NHL - Woe Canada. Loss of home teams in playoffs may drive viewers away: study

The ChronicleHerald

Canadians are passionate about hockey but many may tune out of the NHL playoffs now that no teams are able to end the country's decades-long Stanley Cup drought this year, according to survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Thursday.

Canadians say new food guide looks pricey as grocery costs rise: new survey

CBC News

Canadians might like what they see in Canada's food guide, but many worry new recommendations could add to the pain of their grocery bills, according to a new online survey from the Angus Reid Institute.

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