Some places where our polls have appeared:
Currently celebrating our 30th year, COMPAS specializes in interviewing difficult—to—reach audiences—including CEOs and CFOs stakeholders, journalists, international agencies, niche clients, and more.
COMPAS' experts are local and global. We have partners and facilitators in most cities across Canada—big and not so big. We have colleagues located across the globe—from a new metropolitan area in the heart of southern California to an entirely new country—South Sudan—in the heart of Africa.
COMPAS is an opinion research firm that always exceeds well accepted standards for quality. We differ from other research firms in
Our research and strategic planning team is dynamic, innovative, and insightful. This combination results in novel solutions for complex problems. For example, our Parliament-mandated review of the Canadian Grain Commission and Canada Grains Act led to many recommendations. Our main recommendations were adopted unanimously by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.
We often do election polls to test how innovation can improve forecasts. COMPAS is best in many predictions - for example in 2011, COMPAS alone predicted a majority Harper government. Key to our success was psychological probing of how voters truly felt about the party leaders. We used scenarios that had very little to do with politics but everything to do with how voters would actually make up their minds.
Our focus is Canada even though international clients, attracted by our scientific thoroughness, have engaged us to do studies in Africa, the Middle East, the U.S., and Europe.
COMPAS' clientele includes: