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.
Public opinion research shows that the majority of Canadians care or somewhat care about the decline in the ranks of journalists in Canada, and want the government to take action on the issue.
FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting commissioned Mainstreet Research to survey members of the Conservative Party who are currently voting to elect the next leader of their party. At the same time, FRIENDS commissioned Nanos Research to ask a representative sample of Canadians the same questions.
Nanos Research poll shows that Canadians value local news, feel it’s important to have a strong CBC, and think Netflix should contribute to Canadian content.
Nanos Research: Views on local news in the federal electoral district of Montmagny-L’Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup
New public opinion research shows that Montmagny-L’Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup voters value local broadcasting.
Nanos Research: Views the CBC and political preferences among voters in the federal electoral district of Montmagny-L’Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup
New public opinion research shows that Montmagny-L’Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup voters are more likely to vote for a candidate who favours increasing the CBC’s budget.
Nanos Research: Views on local news, CBC and political preferences among voters in the federal electoral district of Peterborough-Kawartha
New public opinion research indicates that Peterborough-Kawartha voters value local TV and are more likely to vote for a candidate who favours increasing the CBC’s budget.
In order to understand the nuance of opinion related to TV broadcasting in Canada among communities which may be affected by changes in Canada’s broadcasting rules, Nanos conducted a special study of communities “at risk” of either scaled back local news or of their local TV station closing.
A national random telephone survey conducted for the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting in collaboration with ACTRA and Unifor by Nanos Research on Canadians views about television.
A significant majority of Ontarians (7 of 10) believe that Premier Wynne should keep the promise of long term funding support for TVO and TFO, according to the latest survey of 1,000 Ontarians conducted between March 21st and 24th, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New survey shows Canadians regard the CRTC and the federal government as guardians of Canadian culture on TV, but don't trust that de-regulated cable and satellite companies would promote and deliver Canadian content on the small screen.
Poll results show allowing foreign interests to control Canadian media and telecom companies may be a poor strategy for Conservative growth.
Ipsos-Reid pre-election poll commissioned by FRIENDS shows Canadian voters support strengthening Canadian content, culture and identity as a means to balance closer integration with the United States.