Data Resources

data smalllinks to websites of organizations that have archived social science survey data. In some cases the data can be downloaded as raw data files; in other cases, the data are available only in aggregate or summary form. Those affiliated with Wilfrid Laurier University have access to raw data files archived with LISPOP or with the university library.

Research Resources

researchThe pages listed below are designed to assist researchers in accessing information about public opinion, public opinion polling and the nexus of public opinion and public policy. Use these resources to strengthen your studies, or simply for your own interest in the field.

Polling Firms

pollinglinks to various Canadian and non Canadian polling companies and organizations such as Ipsos-Reid, Strategic Counsel, and Decima. Many of these same organizations ar used to compile our data in our political party support tables and graphs