Policy and Opinion - 2008
December 29, 2008
 

Liberal Revival Stalled Despite New Leader

  Canadian Business/COMPAS Poll
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
December 25, 2008
 

Actions to Fight Recession: Keep Interest Rates Low, Spend on Infrastructure, Cut Personal and Corporate Income Taxes

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
December 18, 2008
 

Economy to Hit Bottom in August, 2009
Loonie’s Bottom - Sometime Between Now and April

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
December 12, 2008
 

Advice to the Prime Minister about Auto Industry Bailouts - Follow U.S. Congress’ Lead

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
December 4, 2008
 

Large Charity Gap Predicted for 2009
Business Panel Pinpoints Misgivings about the Accountability and Effectiveness of Charities as the Main Barriers to Giving Child/Youth Poverty Outdraws Other Social Needs as Reasons to Give

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
 
November 27, 2008
 

Advice to Detroit Automakers and Stephen Harper: U.S. Automakers, Get Humble... You Are Botching Up Badly; Prime Minister, Be Hardnosed in Protecting Taxpayers

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
November 21, 2008
 

Barack Obama, Canadian Idol, Quebec Super-Idol

  Findings from a National Survey of Canadians Carried Out for the Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
   
November 20, 2008
 

Who Merits Government Bailouts: Yes in the Case of Illiquidity, No in the Case of Insolvency

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
November 10, 2008
 

Preparing for Crises

  Findings and Implications from the National Survey on Emergency Preparedness in Canada
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 23, 2008
 

Canada and World Economic Crisis: Harper Earns High Grades But Canada Has Limited Ability to Protect the Economy from Threats to Export Sector

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 16, 2008
 

Where the Public Stands on Fairness, Job Performance, and Society’s Obligations

  A Canada-Wide Survey on Disabilities for JOIN
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 9, 2008
 

Bailout and Fallout: Major Impacts Foreseen on Canadian Exporters and the Economy, But Business Panel Opposes Easier Loans;
The Key for U.S. Bailout to Work Is for CEOs and Investors to Pay for their Mistakes

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 3, 2008
 

NAFTA Renegotiation: Strong Support for Most But Not All C.D. Howe Reforms

  Ottawa OrlĂ©ans Federal Riding Poll for The Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 1, 2008
 

Immense Public Frustration with Politicians over the Global Warming and Climate Change Debate

  A Report to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy from COMPAS Inc.
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 1, 2008
 

Baird Landslide Driven by both Conservative Strength and Environment Minister’s Popularity

  Ottawa West-Nepean Poll for the Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
   
September 25, 2008
 

Business Opinion on AIG, Lehman, Merrill Lynch, and Freddie Mac Troubles - Financial Institution Fallout in Canada; AIG Bailout Desirable as a Special Case

  Ottawa West-Nepean Poll for the Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
September 18, 2008
 

Business Opinion on Climate Change and the Elections:
Widespread Concern about Carbon Tax’s Impact on the Economy;
Three-Way Split in Attitudes about Climate Change and Global Warming - Believers vs. Skeptics vs. Neutrals;
Harper Landslide among Climate Change Skeptics and Neutrals While Green’s Elizabeth May Competes with Dion among Believers

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
September 11, 2008
 

Business Opinion on U.S. Election: John McCain Better for Canada and Foreign/Defence Policy; Barrack Obama Better for Personal Income Tax Policy

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
September 5, 2008
 

When Local Governments Compete for Business: Excellent Workforces Are Very Appealing, But Not Good Schools or Entertainment

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
September 4, 2008
 

State of the City

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
August 28, 2008
 

Prime Ministers Stephen Harper and Jean Chretien on China and the Olympics - CEOs and Business Leaders Back Harper on Human Rights Abuses

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
   
August 14, 2008
 

CEOs’ Consumer Experience: Big Corporations’ Service Quality Declining Partly Because Customer Service Quality Does Not Affect Success; Insurance Companies OK; Airlines Earn Failing Grades

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 31, 2008
 

Oil and Gas in Canada’s Future: Strong Support for Gwyn Morgan/ Jim Gray View on the Energy Crunch and Canada’s Energy Priorities

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 24, 2008
 

G.M.’s Cuts and the Future of the Auto Industry: A Serious Situation with Unions and Inflated Benefits as the Main Culprits, Not the Price of Oil, and an Increasing Concern about Government Failures to Negotiate Access to Asian Markets

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 17, 2008
 

Cut Fuel Taxes, Increase Infrastructure Spending - How the Federal Government Should Spend Increased Revenue from Rising Gasoline Prices

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 10, 2008
 

Dion’s Carbon Tax Makes No Progress among Business Panelists and Business Leaders

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 3, 2008
 

Competition Policy and Limiting Foreign Ownership: National Security and Reciprocity the Top Criteria with Culture and Media at the Bottom

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
June 26, 2008
 

Workplace Challenges - Blackberry and Cell Phone Top the List

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
June 26, 2008
 

Torontonians speak in a new COMPAS poll. Is Toronto in Decline?

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
June 19, 2008
 

Dion's Proposals Strike A Nerve With Business Panel

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 29, 2008
 

Corporate Fraud and Corruption: Canadian Under-Reporting

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
May 16, 2008
 

Oil Companies and OPEC Cause Rocketing Gas Prices, Predicted to Rise 38% this Year, Not Booming Asian Economies and Rising Demand

  National Poll for the Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 15, 2008
 

Government Red Tape - Very Serious Problem for Business, Who Have Little Confidence that Reduction Efforts Will be Fruitful

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
May 13, 2008
 

Economy in Decline But Canadians Doubt That Their Own Household Incomes Will Be Affected

  National Poll for the Ottawa Citizen
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 6, 2008
 

The Apprehensions of CEOs and Business Leaders
Deep Concern about the Decline of Manufacturing in Canada; Less Concern than Usual about Fallout from U.S. Recession

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 1, 2008
 

Bank of Canada (Rates) and Prime Minister (NAFTA) Both Earn High Performance Scores

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
April 24, 2008
 

Protectionism: Is it on the Rise and What Should Canadian Policy Be

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
 
Business and Finance
April 18, 2008
 

British Columbia Parents on School Testing: Very Strong Support for Ministry of Education Testing Policy

  A Representative Survey Undertaken on behalf of the School Performance Studies Research Program of the Fraser Institute
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
 
April 17, 2008
 

Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Crisis: Urgent Need for a New Canada-wide Regulatory System over Securities in General, Shadow Banks, and Rating Agencies - U.S. Crisis Might Have Nonetheless Spilled Over into Canada Even with a Strong Regulatory System Here

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
April 14, 2008
 

The Film Subsidy Controversy - National Poll Shows Public Polarized with Large, Female-Led Majority Opposed to Continued Subsidies

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
   
April 10, 2008
 

Personal Investment Strategy: Slightly Pessimistic, Slightly Cash- and Bond-Oriented; Western Europe Tops the List as Place to Invest; U.S. Has Lost Panel’s Confidence, China Even More So

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
March 7, 2008
 

B.C.'s Carbon Tax: Good Intentions, Bad Idea

  Survey among >1300 British Columbians for the Vancouver Sun
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
   
March 6, 2008
 

Flaherty’s Budget Earns High Grades But Seen as Sparse Effort

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
February 14, 2008
 

U.S. Presidential Race: McCain by Far the Best on Security; Slight Edge to Hillary Clinton on Bilateral Relations

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
   
February 7, 2008
 

Bank of Canada’s Dodge Retires with Record Plaudits Along with Some Concern about Dutch Disease: Successor Should Lower Canadian Rates More Slowly than U.S. Fed; Opposition to Adopting U.S. Dollar Remains Strong

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 31, 2008
 

Canada’s Economic Defence after U.S. Mortgage Debacle: Better Corporate Tax Policy and Better Infrastructure Spending, Not More Transfers to Individuals

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 24, 2008
 

Economic Forecast: Borrowing Will Become Tougher, Strong Economy Somewhat Threatened by U.S. Softening, No Change in Inflation Rate

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 17, 2008
 

Keeping Older Workers Essential for Success - Retirement and Retention Strategies That Work

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 7, 2008
 

Public Company CEOs Overpaid - Stronger Shareholder Rights the Only Solution

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance