Angus Reid Forum in the News


Religious Freedom in Canada: Perspectives from First and Second-Generation Canadians

September 05, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

Canada's religious landscape has shifted in recent decades, as its composition has grown more diverse with each decade. New permanent residents are increasingly likely to identify as following a faith other than Christianity, which in turn is testing the nation's respect and treatment of religious minorities.

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In debate over first PM's legacy, vast majority say John A. Macdonald's name, image should stay in public view

September 05, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

As a long summer of discussion over the legacy of the country's residential school system and dispute over the subsequent actions of politicians comes to an end, Canadians are weighing in.

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On NAFTA, important for Trudeau to demonstrate that he stood up to Trump

September 05=4, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

The optimist's view of the ongoing NAFTA negotiation is that we're into the final stages, heading toward a win-win-win agreement.

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Pigskin Preferences: Canadians follow both the CFL and NFL; but would watch Super Bowl over Grey Cup

August 31, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

As the Canadian Football League's Labour Day tradition with four games across the country continues this weekend, and as the National Football League season kicks off September 6, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute continues to find generational dynamics are at play in the battle for gridiron supremacy between the CFL and the NFL.

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Trade, Trump and Tariffs: With supply management a key sticking point, Canadians divided over its future

August 29, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

As news Mexico and the U.S. have largely resolved their trade differences is absorbed on this side of the border, Canadians are expressing more anxiety about what the breakthrough will mean for their own country.

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Banking on a burst bubble: Even half of Metro Vancouver home owners want housing prices to fall

August 27, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

Housing continues to be the most pressing issue in the minds of Metro Vancouver residents. Despite a commitment from the New Democratic government of Premier John Horgan that has involved speculation and vacancy taxes, a new Angus Reid Institute study finds the vast majority of residents equally dissatisfied with their provincial government in 2018 as they were in 2015 – when the Liberal Party of BC was in power.

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GTA Housing: Most see affordability worsening, say it will continue ‘no matter what' government does

August 27, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

Both homeowners and non-owners agree that the price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area is "unreasonably high," and that it may be too late for government intervention to burst the bubble they say is hurting the region.

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Immigration in Canada: Does recent change in forty year opinion trend signal a blip or a breaking point?

August 21, 2018 - Angus Reid Institute

Against the backdrop of more frequent, and increasingly fraught conversations about policy regarding immigration and migration to Canada, analysis of current and historical public opinion data by the Angus Reid Institute finds that half of Canadians would prefer to see the federal government's current immigration targets of 310,000 new permanent residents for 2018 decreased.

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