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Recognized as one of Canada's top pollsters, President Nik Nanos is regularly called upon to share his analysis and the latest polling numbers on the Canadian political situation.


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Realtor Value and Great Expectations, Canadian Real Estate Association, Toronto, ON, July 9th, 2015

Challenges for the recycling industry and the coming Federal Election, Canadian Association of Recycling Industries, St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 26th, 2015

Business & Political Trends, Canadian Electricity Association, Toronto, ON, June 16th, 2015

Seniors: The Muscle and the Attitude, KPMG, Toronto, ON, June 9th, 2015

Canadians’ views on groundwater issues and policies, Munk School of Global Affairs, Toronto, ON, May 28th, 2015

Canadian Energy Summit Presentation, Canadian Energy Summit, Toronto, ON, May 28th, 2015

Energy Polling Presentation, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, May 26th, 2015

Weekly Nanos Party Power Index Tracking, Bloomberg Canada Economic Summit, Toronto, ON, May 21st, 2015

Reputational Risks and Rewards, Canadian Bureau for International Education, Ottawa, ON, May 15th, 2015

The Economics and Politics of Environmental Sustainability, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, May 6th, 2015

Canadian views on end of life, CARDUS, Ottawa, ON, April 29th, 2015

Canadian Political Picture, Atlantik Bruecke, Brussels, Belgium, April 16th, 2015

Positive Energy Conference, University of Ottawa, Ivey School of Business, Ottawa, ON, March 5th, 2015 Transportation Infrastructure, Ontario Good Roads Association, Toronto, ON, February 24th, 2015 Ontarians on Healthcare, Ontario Medical Association, Toronto, ON, January 31st, 2015

Views on Realtors, Canadian Real Estate Association, Banff, AB, January 29th, 2015

Nanos Survey on Democratic Renewal, iVote, Ottawa, ON, November 25th, 2014

The Political Mood and Foreign Policy, Canadian Association of Retired Heads, Ottawa, ON, November 19th, 2014

The State of the Nation, Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON, November 3rd, 2014

What’s your Super Power? , Thousand Islands Energy Research Forum, Ottawa, ON, October 24th, 2014

National Mood - What are Canadians thinking? , United Way, Ottawa, ON, October 15th, 2014

Great Expectations Tracking Study, Canadian Real Estate Association, Ottawa, ON, October 8th, 2014

What Are Canadians Thinking? , Queens University, Kingston, ON, October 6th, 2014

Transit Awareness Day Presentation, Canadian Urban Transit Association, Ottawa, ON, September 22nd, 2014

What’s Your Super Power? , Atlantik-Bruecke Conference, Banff, AB, September 19th, 2014

Canadian Values and Concerns, Banff Forum, Saskatoon, SK, September 12th, 2014

Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference, London, ON August 18th, 2014

Unpacking the public opinion environment, CACDS Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 27th, 2014

Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index (BNCCI), Bloomberg Summit, Toronto, ON, May 13th, 2014

How do you stack up? iVote Presentation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, March 25th, 2014

Forces That Shape Opinion, European Union Delegation, Ottawa, ON, March 7th, 2014

National Mood – What are Canadians thinking?, Queen's Business School, Kingston, ON, February 10th, 2014

Polling and Public opinion, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, January 22nd, 2014

The Canada-US Relationship, Council of State Governments 11:17 AM 18/02/2014 - Eastern Regional Conference, Puerto Rico, December 7th, 2013

The Canada-US Relationship, Department of Foreign Affairs & International Development Session, Ottawa, ON December 4th, 2013

Canadian Global Competitiveness Challenge, Tourism Industry Association of Canada Congress, Ottawa, ON, December 3rd, 2013

A look at the state of polling in Canada, CJPAC Fellowship Conference, Ottawa, ON, November 8th, 2013

Economic and Political State of the Nation, Canadian Council of Chief Executives Strategy Session, Ottawa, ON, October 30th, 2013 Public Opinion and Social Services in the Age of Austerity, Association of Municipalities of Ontario 13th Conference, Oshawa, ON, October 25th, 2013

The New Session of Parliament, iPolitics and Policy Magazine Lunch, Ottawa, ON, October 7th, 2013

A look at the state of polling in Canada, Atlantic Provinces Political Studies Association Conference, Charlottetown, PEI, October 4th, 2013

National Mood - What are Canadians thinking?, Queen's Business School, Kingston, Ontario, September 30th, 2013

Facing down the crisis in public trust in business and government leaders, The Banff Forum, Banff, Alberta, September 20th, 2013

The Public Landscape, Canadian Air Transport Authority Security, Ottawa, Ontario, June 21st, 2013

Boomers' and Bankers' Perceptions of Mobile Payment, Advanced Card Technologies Canada Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 19th, 2013

The Ohio-Canada Trade and Investment Relationship, Association of Ohio Commodores, Lima, Ohio, June 14th, 2013

Canada-US Energy Relationship, Consulate General of Canada in Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, June 13th, 2013

State of the Nation, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa, Ontario, May 30th, 2013

State of the Nation, Institute for Research in Public Policy, Toronto, Ontario, May 29th, 2013

Understanding Public Opinion: Key to Successful Planning and Performance Management, Performance and Planning Exchange, Ottawa, Ontario, May 15th, 2013

Observations and Thoughts on the Future of the Public Service, Mansbridge Summit, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, October 26th, 2012

Political Communications, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, October 15th, 2012

Public Opinion for Communications, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, October 10th, 2012

Public Opinion on Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, August 28th, 2012

How To Do Good Research, CREA, Ottawa, Ontario, June 12th, 2012

Crossing the Border: Public Opinion in Canada and the U.S., Binational Executive Seminar on Canada-US Relations Buffalo-Niagara, New York, New York, June 6th, 2012

Role of Social Media in Public Opinion Polling, Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, January 26th, 2012

Mood of Canada Poll for Policy Options, IRPP Working Lunch, December 12th, 2011

Beyond the Lost Decade: Canada-US Border Relations, TIAC National Congress, November 23rd, 2011

Techniques and challenges required in the art of polling, CJPAC Fellowship, Ottawa, Ontario, November 4th, 2011

Canada's Polling Industry - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, International Association of Business Communicators, Ottawa, Ontario, November 1st, 2011

Economic and Political Mood of Canadians, Ontario Construction Secretariat, Orangeville, Ontario, October 3rd, 2011

Crossing the Border: Public Opinion in Canada and the U.S., Binational Executive Seminar, Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15, 2011

The Political Mood of Canadians, Financial Executives International, Ottawa, Ontario, June 10, 2011

The Political Mood of Canadians, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 9, 2011

2011 Federal Election – Nanos Nightly Tracking, Institute for Research on Public Policy Working Lunch, Ottawa, Ontario, June 7th, 2011

Crossing Borders: A Survey of Public Opinion in Canada and the U.S., McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, March 25th, 2011

Cutting through the Political Clutter, the Albany Club, Toronto, Ontario, February 22nd, 2011

The Changing Political and Economic Geography of Canada, Public Policy Forum, Ottawa, Ontario, February 8th, 2011

IRPP Policy Option: A snapshot of Canada 2010, Toronto, Ontario, December 3rd, 2011

Making Sense of the Political Numbers: A Canada 2020 Symposium with the Pollsters, Ottawa, October 4th, 2010.

Political and Economic Mood of Canadians, Rockcliffe Park Community Hall, Ottawa, September 29, 2010

Colleges Ontario: Public Opinion on Postsecondary Education in Ontario, Colleges Ontario, Huntsville, September 28th, 2010

Canada’s Political and Economic Mood, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Ottawa, September 2nd, 2010

Canada’s Political and Economic Mood, Canadian Medical Association, Niagara Falls, August 24th, 2010

Setting the Tourism Table, Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Banff, August 23rd, 2010

Medicare Sustainability: Public Opinion Environment, Canadian Health Coalition, Ottawa, June 17th, 2010

Political and Economic Mood of Canadians, Canadian Club of Hamilton, Hamilton, May 18th, 2010

The Economic Mood and Real Estate, Canadian Real Estate Association (PAC Days meeting), Ottawa, May 3rd, 2010

The Federal Budget, Institute for Research on Public Policy Working Lunch, Ottawa, April 14th, 2010

Canadian Waters Conference, McGill Institute for the Study in Canada, Montreal, March 25th, 2010

Exploring the Mind of the Canadian Voter, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, January 26th, 2010.

Nanos on Polling, Library of Parliament, Ottawa, March 9th, 2010

Business and political trends that will shape our future, The Canadian Airports Council, Toronto, Ontario, October 27, 2009

The Political and Economic Landscape, Joint presentation with ThinkWell Research to the Halifax Club, Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 29, 2009

Inside Ottawa - Our Democracy, Public Policy Forum, Ottawa, Ontario September 9, 2009

The consumer mood and what it means to you, Canadian Association of Liquor Jurisdictions, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June 15, 2009

Speech on Ontarians’ views on government stimulus, Greater Toronto Region Economic Summit, Toronto, Ontario, May 7, 2009

Tracking the Public Dimension of Canada-US Relations, The Canada - United States Law Institute Conference, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, April 3, 2009

The trends that will shape our future, Canadian Home Builders Association Conference, Quebec, Quebec, March 1, 2009

The Political Landscape, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Toronto Ontario, November 17, 2008

Presentation on the 2008 Canadian Election, State University of New York at Buffalo, November 13, 2008

What are the key issues coming out of the election—and where does health rank?, Canadian Medical Association Ottawa, October 27, 2008

The Economic and Political Mood, Board of Directors and Senior Management of the Ottawa International Airport Authority, Ottawa, October 8, 2008

Speech on Perceptions of High Speed Rail, The Canadian Railway Association, Chateau Laurier, May 27, 2008

Speech at the 2008 Excel Awards Gala, IABC – International Association of Business Communication, Ottawa Congress Centre, May 21, 2008

Speech at Executive Retreat, Department of Finance, Cornwall, May 21, 2008

Speech on the Political Landscape - Centre for Public Management and Policy - University of Ottawa – May 14, 2008

Speech on the Economy and the Public Mood, Real Estate Association, Ottawa, May 5, 2008

Speech on Canadian Perceptions on IP, The Intellectual Property Reform: Innovation and the Economy, Public Policy Forum, Ottawa, April 27, 2008

Speech at the 2008 Spring Policy Conference, Ottawa Economics Association and the Canadian Association for Business Economics, Chateau Laurier, March 18, 2008

Public Opinion Polling, Library of Parliament, Ottawa, February 8, 2008

Panel Discussion - What do Canadians Think of the Public Service, Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada, Ottawa, May 8, 2007

Panel Discussion - Improving Service Delivery: How should governments reach out to citizens?, Lac Carling Conference, Niagara-on-the-Lake, April 29, 2007

Presentation, Tools and Methodologies for Measuring Stakeholder Dynamics, Government Stakeholder Consultation Conference, Ottawa, April 26, 2007

Speaker, Annual General Meeting, Marketing Research and Intelligence Association, Toronto, March 26, 2007

Speaker, What Canadians Think about Diabetes, National Diabetes Advocacy Forum, Ottawa, March 25, 2007

Panel Discussion - Don Newman, CBC TV, Nik Nanos, Nanos Research and Daniel Lessard, Radio Canada RDI, Federal Budget Implications and the Quebec Election, Rideau Club Panels of Influence, Ottawa, March 23, 2007

Presentation on Ontario Political Landscape, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, March 2, 2007

Panel Discussion – Framing the Charter - with Nikita Nanos, President, Nanos Research, Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, Alan Borovoy, Civil Liberties Association, Barry Strayer, Former Judge of the Federal Court of Appeal, Lynn McDonald, Professor,University of Guelph, Framing the Charter, Charter @ 25 Conference, the McGill Institute, Montreal, February 15, 2007

Speech on Ontario Provincial Political Landscape, Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants Conference, Toronto, December 6, 2006

Political Analysis of Liberal Leadership Convention, CPAC on Politics TV 24.7, Montreal, November 29- December 2, 2006

Panel Discussion with Nik Nanos and David Herle, Canadian Political Landscape before the Liberal Leadership Vote, Rideau Club Panels of Influence, Ottawa, November 24, 2006

Presentation on Issue Environment, Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies Annual General Meeting, Toronto, November 15, 2006

Presentation on Deliberative Online Polling and Consultation, Crossing Boundaries National Council Conference, Ottawa, November 10, 2006

Panel Discussion with Nik Nanos, Chantal Hebert and Geoff Norquay, Association of Academic Health Associations Conference, Ottawa, November 3, 2006

Speech on Canadian Political Landscape, IMPACT CA Conference on Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants ñ Ottawa, October 17, 2006

Political Analysis of NDP Convention, CPAC on Politics TV 24.7, Quebec City, September 8, 2006

Speech on Canadian Political Landscape, Green Party of Canada Convention, Ottawa, August 25, 2006

Speech on What Happened in the 2006 Federal Election, Albany Club, Toronto, February 24, 2006

Nightly Analysis on Federal Election Tracking, CPAC Politics TV 24.7, December 2005 to January 2006

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