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.
Most Canadians support the maintenance of controls on the foreign ownership of our media and telecommunications companies, a national opinion poll shows.
Addresses Canadian culture and content, the CBC, and media concentration
Measures English-speaking Canadians’ confidence in the ability of various broadcasters to protect Canadian identity
Measures public confidence in the CRTC and the broadcasting system
Measures public confidence in the broadcasting system and the mandate of the CRTC
Measures Atlantic Canadians’ reactions to reduced local news programming on CBC; follow-up to June 2000 poll
Measures Atlantic Canadians’ reactions to proposed reductions in local news programming on CBC
Finds Ontario residents consider funding for TV Ontario to be worthwhile; many would also support increased funding
Measures attitudes toward broadcast issues, Canadian content and the CBC
Finds Canadians have little trust in Liberal government, still hold CBC in high esteem
Measures Ontario attitudes toward Conservative government’s direction, sale of government corporations
Gauges national optimism, historical awareness and attitudes toward the CBC
Gauges Canadian attitudes toward the broadcast industry, culture and identity
Measures public attitudes toward CBC mandate, value and funding