According to Environics
, the most frequently mentioned aspirations among urban Aboriginals are completing one's education and "starting, raising, or providing for a family." Furthermore, almost all of the respondents describe themselves as "happy" and a majority as "very happy" (especially those with full-time employment or family incomes of $60,000 or more).
, Urban Aboriginal Survey website stated, "Urban Aboriginal people retain a strong sense of connection to their ancestral communities or places of origin These links are integral to strong family and social ties, and to traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture."
ERC has several strategic partners including companies like Davis Langdon, Mobility in Chain, Buro Happold, Environics
, and ODH.
He is considered by Environics
Research Group as an opinion leader by virtue of his writings on the subject.
The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study, which was released April 6 by the Environics
Institute, involved person-to-person interviews with 2,614 First Nations, Metis and Inuit people conducted in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Montreal, Toronto, Halifax and Ottawa.
Combined with the 2006 Environics
study of Canadian Muslims (summarized in Unlikely Utopia: The Surprising Triumph of Canadian Pluralism by Michael Adams) and the 2009 Institute for Research on Public Policy's report "Changing Perceptions of Islamic Authority among Muslims in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom," a heterogeneous, nuanced view of Muslims in Canada is emerging.
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger are the authors of the book Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility and the essay "The Death of Environmentalism." They are managing directors at American Environics
and the founders of the Breakthrough Institute.
poll conducted in October 2007 asked participants if they would support this legislation, making it a separate crime to injure or kill a foetus during an attack on a woman.
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A recent Environics
poll in association with the CBC, Canada's national broadcaster, surveying attitudes of and toward Canadian Muslims, seemed to be good news for Canada.
Interestingly, an Environics
poll reported that more than half of those who voted Conservative did so because they wanted a change, fewer than half of Conservative voters actually support Harper's policies.
poll done for the CBC in May 2005 also found that Canadians have a low opinion of their politicians.