Around eight in every 10 Canadians support the broad idea of a one per cent tax on people who have more than $20 million in net assets, according to poll results published by Abacus Data this week. The survey results coincide with calls from certain politicians in Ottawa to move ahead with a so-called “wealth… Read More

We’ve talked about flattening the COVID-19 infection curve and a flattened recovery curve, and now we’re talking about flattening the worry curve. David Coletto, CEO of Abacus Data, a polling and market research firm, says that his company has been tracking how Canadians feel about COVID-19, how stressed they are about it, how long isolation… Read More

Today’s show is a special one, looking back at some of host Shaun Haney’s favourite interviews of 2019. Hear from: Tyne Morgan, host of the U.S. Farm Report, on farm profitability, and debt levels Rick Mercer on traveling across Canada, the best and funniest politicians, and even how he convinced Americans that Canadians were celebrating… Read More

They’re the generation we love to hate: Millennials. Often called entitled and lazy (largely by Baby Boomers who can’t open a PDF), Millennials are the next huge generation both in numbers and influence. And because of that sway and market power, David Coletto, of Abacus Data, warns that any industry that ignores their preferences, interests,… Read More

It’s a day for celebration when farmers, industry, policy makers, and more all descend on downtown Ottawa for Canada’s Ag Day! On today’s show, brought to you by Farm Credit Canada, you’ll hear from: David Coletto, marketing research lead with Abacus Data, talks about maddening Millennials; Michael Hoffort, president and CEO of Farm Credit Canada,… Read More

2016 will be remembered for all sorts of monumental things — many of them bad. If you were in the polling industry in 2016, you may even call it a very bad year. Brexit wasn’t exactly a shining example of getting the call right. Then, there’s that pesky Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump contest that… Read More

 

Register for a RealAgriculture account to manage your Shortcut menu instead of the default.

Register