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We launched this website in order to showcase our election research, and our suite of polling technologies including Probit and IVR. We will be updating this site frequently with new polls, analysis and insight into Canadian politics. EKOS's experience, knowledge and sophisticated research designs have contributed positively to many previous elections.

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ROBO SHMOBO – December 17, 2012

CONSERVATIVE PARTY LOOKS SAFE DESPITE ROBOCALLS COURT CASE AND SUB-32 POINT POLLING

[Ottawa – December 17, 2012] – Consider the following paradox. Confidence in direction of the federal government and country are at near nadir levels (in recent history). Economic outlook, both short and more particularly long term optimism, is at the lowest levels it has been in decades. Only about one in three Canadians think they will be better off five years from now and only half that think the next generation will be doing better than this 25 years from now. On long term tracking

A DEEPER LOOK AT OVERALL SHIFTS IN PARTY CONSTITUENCIES- July 13, 2012

[Ottawa – July 13, 2012] – Although the horserace polling has been less frenzied than in 2011, there have been a number of polls out suggesting shifts in voter intention and why these might be occurring. In this release, we try and take a more macro perspective as to what has changed since the last election and drill down to identify exactly where those movements have occurred. We do not think the week to week movements are meaningful at this stage and we also believe that much of the narrative explaining these putative shifts is mostly conjecture rather than empirically… [More...]

BUDGET CREATES BARELY A RIPPLE – March 11, 2010

MOST CANADIANS RATE IT NEITHER GOOD NOR BAD

Eighty percent of Canadians say they recall hearing about last week’s federal budget, but for a majority of them, it was a giant yawn.

Half of those who did remember hearing about it rated the budget as neither good nor bad. Among those who had a definite opinion, slightly more gave the budget a bad review, though the tilt was hardly dramatic.

EKOS Research Associates conducted the poll for exclusive release by the CBC program Power and Politics. Interviews ran from budget day, March 4, through March 9… [More...]