TORONTO, April 3 /CNW/ - COMPAS Inc. (known as COMPAS Research, est.
1987) would like to clarify that it is not associated with the election
tool being promoted by CBC on-air and online.
Vote Compass is an online canvas of political issues designed to tell
users how their political views align with the various political
The label and graphics of the CBC's "VOTE COMPASS" are very similar to
well-established trademarks of COMPAS Research. This has led to
"We were reluctant to go public with this matter, but surveys are
COMPAS' business," said Dr. Conrad Winn, founder of COMPAS Research.
"We do not object to the CBC attempting to use online tools to engage
Canadians. We simply don't want to take credit or criticism for work
we did not do."
About COMPAS Research.: COMPAS Research (est. 1987) is an independent,
non-partisan supplier of research and research-backed strategy to
business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. COMPAS
Research, as it is best known, has cemented its reputation as one of
Canada's premier research firms. For more information please visit www.compas.ca.
SOURCE COMPAS Research Inc.
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