Corporate & Public Affairs

Finding clarity in complex viewpoints

Environics’ Corporate and Public Affairs practice provides research-based insights and advice to organizations on how to monitor and manage their environment. The practice uses public opinion, marketing research and engagement activities to support reputation management, government and/or stakeholder relations, public consultation, communications, policy development, issues management and corporate citizenship strategies.

Here are just some of the specific capabilities and insights we’ve provided:

The Authoritarian Reflex: Will It Manifest In Canada?

A wave of authoritarian populism has been evident in Europe, Britain and the United States over the past few decades. Many Canadians are wondering how these energies might manifest in their own [...]

Undecided Voters Will Determine Alberta’s Future

Tony Coulson uses our social values data to explore the contrast between UCP and NDP partisans, and whether undecided voter values give any clues about how they might tilt on election day

Will Canadians accept a carbon tax?

For more than a decade, Environics has been tracking Canadian opinions about the environment, climate change and related issues.

Canadians Remain On Board With Energy Projects

With the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline placed in limbo, the majority of Canadians still agree with the federal government’s belief that economic vitality and environmental protection [...]

OHRC takes the pulse on human rights in Ontario

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has released its report on the results of a survey conducted by Environics Research, Taking the pulse: People’s opinions on human rights in Ontario.

How A Frightening World Shapes Canadians’ Values

Over the past couple of decades, Canadian society has been evolving toward a more open and flexible outlook: a worldview that sees diversity as an asset and cross-cultural interaction as an [...]

Next Stop: Data-Driven Customer Service! – MRIA2016

Environics Research’s John Crocket and the TTC’s Viktoriya Artemyeva present a series of innovative methodologies used to help the TTC adapt to it’s customer’s changing needs at the MRIA 2016 [...]

Environics Talks Uber: Opinions In The GTA

Environics Research’s recent Focus GTA survey of 1,005 Toronto-area adults provides a detailed analysis of citizens’ attitudes towards Uber. It finds that a majority of adults living in the GTA [...]

Poll: Federal Vote Intention

Our most recent federal vote intention poll shows the NDP with 34% support, currently holding a small five-point lead over the second-place Liberals.

Poll: Federal Vote Intention

Our most recent poll shows that there is now a virtual three-way dead-heat between Canada’s major parties.

What is Leadership?

What does the word “leadership” mean to Canadians? Environics undertook a comprehensive research project to shed some light on public perceptions on the concept of leadership.

Who Wants A Pipeline?

Canadians look more favourably on pipelines that provide opportunities for refining within Canada instead of shipping raw resources directly out of the country.

Movement on the left in Alberta

Tony Coulson writes in the Globe and Mail that despite Alberta's reputation for deep conservatism, the governing Progressive Conservatives should not see Wildrose as their only competitors.

You Don’t Know Alberta

Environics' Tony Coulson and Michael Adams discuss the changing political climate in Alberta

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