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Mario Canseco

Mario Canseco is the president of Researchco, a public opinion research firm, and the pollster and columnist for Glacier Media.

Recent Work by Mario

Canadians divided on electoral reform ahead of 2025 federal election

Canadians divided on electoral reform ahead of 2025 federal election

In June 2015, when a victory for the Liberal Party was anything but guaranteed, Justin Trudeau vowed to make that year’s democratic process the last one fought under the first-past-the-post system.
Fewer British Columbians using re-usable bags in wake of plastic ban rejection

Fewer British Columbians using re-usable bags in wake of plastic ban rejection

Green Fatigue? B.C. residents hold steady on reusable bags, but other eco-habits dip.
Canadians' views on the U.S., China up notably in 2024

Canadians' views on the U.S., China up notably in 2024

New polling shows Canadians' views of the country's biggest trade partner are better under Biden.
Success in B.C. battle for centre-right vote may be defined by age, says polling

Success in B.C. battle for centre-right vote may be defined by age, says polling

The BC Conservatives are polling significantly better among B.C. voters aged 18-34.
Public support for amended B.C. EV mandate falls dramatically, polling finds

Public support for amended B.C. EV mandate falls dramatically, polling finds

More British Columbians finds themselves questioning whether the province's ambitious electric vehicle mandates are achievable
Nearly two-thirds of Canadians rate economy as bad, says survey

Nearly two-thirds of Canadians rate economy as bad, says survey

Only a third of Canadians trust the Bank of Canada's leader to help the economy.
Mario Canseco: Elections, AI and office space among top issues for 2024

Mario Canseco: Elections, AI and office space among top issues for 2024

Expect local and international politics, housing and work to be top B.C. stories in 2024
Musk’s X.com delivering worse social media experience for many Canadians, says polling

Musk’s X.com delivering worse social media experience for many Canadians, says polling

Extremism, ‘fake news’ and toxicity among top reasons Canadians cite for poor experiences on social media across all platforms
Spam phone calls in Cantonese, Mandarin surging in B.C., says poll

Spam phone calls in Cantonese, Mandarin surging in B.C., says poll

Seven in 10 Metro Vancouverites received one of these unwanted messages in the past two months, reveals Research Co.
Most British Columbians thirsty for the NBA's return to Vancouver, says polling

Most British Columbians thirsty for the NBA's return to Vancouver, says polling

About 60 per cent of respondents believe bringing back pro basketball is a good idea, according to a Research Co. survey.
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