Public opinion research in the Government of Canada
Federal departments must follow specific guidelines when collecting and reporting information about the public and representatives of businesses or other entities including federal public servants.
Services and information
How to determine what activities are considered public opinion research. Learn the difference between contracted and non-contracted research as well as behavioural and factual research.
Learn more about the rules for managing and coordinating public opinion research activities.
Learn about specific standards for online and telephone surveys as well as qualitative research.
Access the list of pre-qualified suppliers that can provide public opinion research services for the government.
Access the requirements federal departments must follow when submitting research studies to Library and Archives Canada.
Read full reports of contracted public opinion research conducted by the Government of Canada.
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