On 100th anniversary of the armistice, Remembrance Day attendance set to soar

More than a third of Canadians know someone who has served overseas in the past 20 years

Nov 08, 2018


Jan 14, 2015

As Canadians mark Sir John A’s 200th birthday, a new poll measures Canadians’ knowledge of our first Prime Minister

An Ipsos Reid poll commissioned by Historica Canada found one in four Canadians can’t identify the country’s first Prime Minister. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 30, 2014

Canadians Agree: We are Cool, Polite, Sexy and Definitely Not Modest!

As the nation prepares to celebrate Canada Day, and Canada’s 150th in 2017, a new Ipsos Reid poll commissioned by Historica Canada, reveals Canadian attitudes on Canada, and we are definitely not modest. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Nov 09, 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Oct 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Feb 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Jun 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 THE FULL STORY HERE

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 THE FULL STORY HERE

Apr 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 THE FULL STORY HERE