FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting has commissioned a substantial amount of polling research related to Canadian broadcasting issues. FRIENDS also tracks broadcasting-relevant polls conducted by others.
In addition to providing the polls in chronological order below, we have organized polls according to the broadcasting issues they address. Click here to view this list.
Jul 22, 2013 — Opinion Poll: Canadians on the CBC by Nanos Research
New opinion research shows Canadians from across the political spectrum value the CBC, give it good marks for meeting its mandate and think it plays an important role in Canada.
Apr 23, 2013 — Opinion Poll: Don’t Cut TVO / TFO by Forum Research Inc.
New public opinion research shows that, given the chance, a wide majority (68%) of voters would advise Premier Kathleen Wynne to maintain or increase funding to TVOntario in the upcoming provincial budget.
Mar 23, 2012 — Opinion Poll: Canadians on the CBC by Nanos Research
New opinion research shows Canadians are generally satisfied with the programs and content provided by the CBC and believe that possible cuts would likely have a negative impact in terms of Canadian content, local news and national news.
Feb 13, 2012 — Opinion Poll: Foreign ownership of Canadian media companies
A new report on public opinion shows that Canadian media companies are too important for culture and natural security to allow foreign ownership.
New opinion research on public reaction to a proposed a new digital service in Hamilton in the spring of 2012.
Jan 31, 2012 — Opinion Poll: Public Opinion in the London Region & the rest of Canada concerning the CBC
New opinion research on public reaction to plans from the CBC to open a local radio station in London in the autumn of 2012.
New opinion research on public reaction to a proposed a new radio service in the Interior BC region of Kamloops in the autumn of 2012.
Jan 19, 2012 — Opinion Poll: Public opinion in the Waterloo Region & the rest of Canada concerning the CBC
Opinion research reveals that residents of the Waterloo region are very supportive of a CBC proposal to launch a local radio station in the area and would like their MP to champion the initiative.
A new major public opinion research study shows continued strong support for the CBC and that more Canadians trust the Conservative party than any other to handle matters of national culture and identity.
New Harris/Decima survey says the majority of Canadians agree that it's important the Canadian government work to maintain and build a culture and identity distinct from the United States.