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.

Manitobans unhappy with the legal cannabis consumption age

From Global News
An Angus Reid Survey suggests Manitobans aren’t happy with the legal cannabis consumption age. The poll shows 39 per cent of the province would like to see the legal age reduced to 18. Only 17 per cent agreed the legal age the provincial government set, should stay at 19.

Canadians ‘weary’ of arms trade with Saudi Arabia, survey says

From StarMetro Vancouver
Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute, said the findings reflect Canadians’ concerns about Saudi Arabia, especially with regard to human-rights abuses in the war in Yemen. The survey was conducted between Oct. 24 and Oct. 29 among a representative randomized sample of 1,500 Canadian adults who have signed up to receive surveys as part of the Angus Reid Forum.

Rebate plan bumps support for carbon tax despite concerns it amounts to a tax grab: poll

From National Post
According to Angus Reid, the main objection from people who don’t support the plan is the belief, held by two-thirds of dissenters, that it amounts to a “tax grab.” Thirty-six per cent say they have concerns about its effectiveness at fighting climate change and only six per cent of respondents say their opposition came from doubts about human-caused climate change.

Barely a third of Canadians happy with new North American trade deal, poll suggests

From Financial Post
Close to 50 per cent of respondents felt the USMCA is worse than NAFTA, and only 18 per cent thought it was better. The results were based on an online survey of 1,500 representative members of the permanent Angus Reid Forum.

Three-in-ten Canadians ditched home TV for online streaming, says survey

From MobileSyrup
According to a new Angus Reid study, three-in-ten Canadians are ditching home TV packages for online streaming options. 48 percent of those under age 35 have cancelled their cable or satellite service or never signed up for it in the first place. Additionally, 63 percent are ditching landline phones.

Aeroplan members fear a points value nosedive after Air Canada takeover

From Yahoo! Finance
Angus Reid said it questioned a randomized sample of 1,500 Canadian adults between Sept. 4 and Sept. 7 who are members of the Angus Reid Forum.
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