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Historica Canada contributes to the national conversation on history, identity and citizenship through timely and provocative surveys.

2013

  • November 11, 2013

    New poll aimed to measure knowledge and attitudes of Canadians related to what has long been referred to as the "The Forgotten War"

    Canadians don’t know many important details about Canada’s participation in the Korean War – in which more than 500 Canadians died – according to a poll conducted for Historica Canada by Ipsos Reid. READ MORE///

2012

  • November 9, 2012

    Remembrance on Rise as More Canadians Plan to Attend Ceremony and Observe Silence than in 2010

    Most Canadians (85%) Agree Remembrance Day should be a National, Statutory Holiday READ MORE///
  • October 15, 2012

    The Heritage Minutes are back! - National Poll Measures Top Minutes of All Time, Foretells Next Chapter in Series, as New Minutes Debut

    The Historica-Dominion Institute is proud to release the first new Heritage Minutes in nearly a decade at a sneak preview today at the Royal Cinema. READ MORE///
  • June 28, 2012

    The Maple Leaf, Salmon and Beer: Canadians Assess What is Quintessentially Canadian

    60% are OK with displaying flag on knickers and 19% Would Consider Getting a flag Tattoo READ MORE///
  • February 13, 2012

    Americans less likely than Canadians to Believe War of 1812 had Significant Outcomes, Important to Formation National Identity, but still more likely to Commemorate War

    A new Historica-Dominion Institute poll shows Americans better at promoting their history READ MORE///

2011

  • June 29, 2011

    New Canada Day survey writes the book on Canlit, which 76% Canadians think among world’s best

    With Canada Day around the corner, The Historica-Dominion Institute asked Canadians to write their own great Canadian novel through a playful open-ended survey, and to answer questions on the importance and role of CanLit in education. READ MORE///
  • May 10, 2011

    Historic Election Results Leave Youth Dissatisfied but more Interested in Politics

    One week after the election upset, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute investigates voting and views of the much-hyped youth demographic. READ MORE///
  • April 27, 2011

    Economic Issues Trump Environment, Twitter fizzles and Voting seen increasingly as Choice over Duty in new Youth Election Poll

    With the federal election days away, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute compares youth voter attitudes, issues and intentions to mature voters for an intimate look at youth engagement in Canada, which hit a low of 37% voter turn READ MORE///

2010

  • November 8, 2010

    New Survey by The Historica-Dominion Institute for Remembrance Day

    Young Canadians Possess the Lowest Knowledge of the First and Second World Wars, but the Highest Knowledge of the War in Afghanistan READ MORE///
  • June 30, 2010

    The Ultimate Canada Day BBQ: Terry Fox (38%), Wayne Gretzky (36%) and Céline Dion (33%) Would Top Canadians’ Guest Lists

    With Canada Day just around the corner, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute asks Canadians to create the guest list for the Ultimate Canada Day BBQ. READ MORE///
  • June 23, 2010

    New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians Part III: Global Attitudes on the Environment, the Land and the Canadian Character

    As Canada prepares to host to the world’s leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute takes the pulse of the global community’s perceptions of Canada and Canadians. READ MORE///
  • June 22, 2010

    New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians - Part II: Global Attitudes on Immigration and Diversity

    As Canada prepares to play host to the world’s leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute takes the pulse of the world’s perceptions of Canada and Canadians. READ MORE///
  • June 21, 2010

    New Survey Measures What the World Thinks of Canada and Canadians - Part I: Global Attitudes on International Affairs, Economy and Business

    As Canada prepares to play host to the world’s leaders at the G8 and G20 Summits, a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute, takes the pulse of the global community’s perceptions of Canada and Canadians. READ MORE///
  • May 6, 2010

    New Survey to Mark the 65th Anniversary of VE Day

    A survey for The Historica-Dominion Institute measures Canadians’ attitudes towards veterans as the country prepares to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE Day) on May 8. READ MORE///
  • March 8, 2010

    Survey Measures the “Olympic Effect” on National Pride

    The Vancouver 2010 Games appear to have brought Canadians closer together, says a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute. READ MORE///
  • February 23, 2010

    Survey finds half of Canadians believe the Vancouver Olympic Games are more a defining national moment than the 1972 Hockey Summit Series, Expo 67 or the Montreal and Calgary Olympic Games.

    Most Canadians think that the Vancouver Olympic Games are a defining national moment in Canadian history, says a new survey commissioned by The Historica-Dominion Institute. READ MORE///

2009

  • December 1, 2009

    New Survey to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Montreal Canadiens

    A survey for the Historica-Dominion Institute, conducted by Ipsos Reid, examines Canadians’ attitudes towards the Montreal Canadiens as the team prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary on Friday. READ MORE///
  • November 9, 2009

    New Survey by The Historica-Dominion Institute for Remembrance Day: Two in ten (20%) Canadians say they will attend an official Remembrance Day service on November 11th this year – Up from 16% in 2008

    More Canadians will actively observe Remembrance Day this year than last, says a new survey for The Historica-Dominion Institute. READ MORE///
  • November 2, 2009

    American Myths Revisited: Barack Obama has not fundamentally changed how Canadians see the United States

    A survey for the Historica-Dominion Institute on the first anniversary of the election of Barack Obama finds that the new president has not fundamentally changed how Canadians see the United States. READ MORE///
  • June 29, 2009

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  • March 2, 2009

    Survey on Climate Change and the Economic Crisis

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