One month ahead, are people ready for Christmas yet?
Black Friday marks the last mile of 2021 – and the "official" start of the Christmas season. (Sh)elves have been dressed in holiday costumes for weeks, and gift-givers have been hard at work preparing for end of year celebrations. Now, just one month ahead of Christmas, we wanted to find out what’s topping 2021 wish lists and how shoppers are progressing.
World divided on whether COVID is contained, but increasing optimism we are turning the corner
Ipsos poll for Halifax International Security Forum finds New Zealand, Canada, Germany and Sweden seen as providing best leadership on COVID, while China and U.S. underperformed; support growing for opening borders.
Hacking, natural disasters seen as biggest threats facing world next year as fear of health epidemic subsides
Ipsos poll for Halifax International Security Forum finds wide gap between citizens’ level of concern about cyberattacks and epidemics and their confidence in governments’ ability to address them.