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.
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.
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 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.
Angus Reid’s most recent poll, released on March 28, has the Liberals trailing by nine percentage points, with 28 per cent support compared to 37 per cent for the Conservatives. That deficit is in the same range other pollsters have found of late, but it’s how they got there that might worry Justin Trudeau’s party.
According to the Angus Reid release, Ford has faced criticism for his government’s decision to increase class sizes under the province’s new education plan. Ford was, however, cleared of personal wrongdoing in an ethics investigation looking into the appointment of his long-time friend Ron Taverner as Ontario Provincial Police commissioner.
He is well into the second year of his NDP government’s mandate but John Horgan’s popularity among British Columbians doesn’t seem to be waning, according to a recent Angus Reid poll than ranks Canada’s most popular first ministers. The results are based on an online survey conducted March 11–24 of 5,807 members of the Angus Reid Forum.
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