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Find public opinion research (POR) reports that were contracted by the Government of Canada and submitted to Library and Archives Canada (LAC).

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Search the database for digital POR reports that were contracted by the Government of Canada after August 1, 2006. A limited number of pre-2006 reports are available.

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What's not in the database

  • Reports of research conducted internally by the Government of Canada
  • Syndicated studies or surveys (not considered to be POR projects, as these are subscription services and are not done exclusively for the Government of Canada)
  • POR projects by federal organizations that fall outside the definition of a department unless they have chosen to to submit them

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See a list of Government of Canada Public Opinion Research Reports for each department.

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You may search for print POR reports in LAC's catalogue Aurora. Most POR reports submitted prior to 2006 are only available in print.

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You may only view printed POR reports in LAC's reading room at 395 Wellington Street in Ottawa. Order reports before you visit using one of these methods:

Language of print reports

POR reports before August 14, 2014 may be in only one official language. To request a report in the other official language, contact the communications unit of the contracting department (search the GCdirectory).

Questions about report content

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The report you are looking for may not have been submitted to LAC. If you know the federal organization that contracted the research, contact their communications unit (search the GCdirectory).