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Policy Opinion & Public Policy (POLS 4980 & POLS 7142)
Monitoring and Screening Public Opinion Research in the News
- Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) - Daily Update
- Search Example #1: polls OR "public opinion"
- Select [Include] "Wire Feeds" or "Newspapers" under Source Type.
- Enter a Data Range.
- Select "polls & surveys" under Subject.
- Further filter by Publication Title (which wire feed?), or Company/Organization
- Search Example #2: By a particular topic/issue, for example "universal basic income."
- Filter the results similarly to Example #1.
- Search Example #3: Maclean's Magazine articles including the terms, "public opinion" or "polls."
- Filter by Magazines under Source Type.
- Then by Publication Title
- Canadian Major Dailies - Daily Update
- Search and browse a specific newspaper.
- Search Twitter feeds by a topic or source, and browse
- Search Google News by a topic/subject and set an alert.
- Download relevant news apps for your ios or use already existing apps on your devices.
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Public Policy Research Resources
Think Tanks in Canada
Filter by gov, agency, department domains, e.g., statscan.gc.ca, for any governmental or non-profit organizations.