Canada Speaks! 2015: Health and Medical Research
Canada Speaks 2015, led by Research Canada, is a partnership of five national and two provincial organizations. It is the fifth in a series of similar polls conducted by Research Canada and its partners since 2006.
The 2015 online survey of more than 1,000 Canadians was conducted by Vision Critical. The margin of error is +/- 3.1%, 19 times out of 20. Specific regional and age subgroup data, where there is a significant variation of interest, were selected and reported by Vision Critical and included in the national poll document to provide more comparative data.
Canada Speaks! 2012: Health Research Omnibus Survey
Research Canada asked Angus Reid Public Opinion to conduct a public opinion survey of 1,000 Canadian adults to gauge the importance Canadians place on health research in the context of Canada’s current economic challenges and in advance of Federal Budget 2012. The survey updates selected results from the landmark Research Canada 2006 survey. Read the media release issued in February 2012.
Canada Speaks! 2010: Canadians Go for Gold in Health and Medical Research!
In partnership with five national organizations, Research Canada conducted its third public opinion poll, Canada Speaks! 2010: Canadians Go for Gold in Health and Medical Research
Health and medical research is a top priority for Canadians
- 84% say health and medical research makes an important contribution to the economy, recognizing that the economy is the most important issue facing Canadians today.
- 90% of Canadians believe basic research should be supported by government
even if it brings no immediate benefit. Even in a recession, a large majority of Canadians would pay out of pocket to improve health and research capacity.
- 89% of Canadians believe that Canada should be a global leader in this area.
2007 Omnibus Poll
Media Science Forum Public Opinion Research Results: Omnibus Poll Report
2006 Research Canada Poll: Canada Speaks!
Research Canada’s first national survey was released in 2006. Read the Report