11/20/2012 04:52 EST | Updated 11/20/2012 07:44 EST

Generation Y In Canada: Highlights Of National Poll Of Millennials

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Millennials in Canada face challenges such as jobs and debt. Most millennials are not married, but most believe in the institution and want children. The Huffington Post Canada polled 1,004 Canadians aged 18-30 to get a sense of what matters to Generation Y, also known as the Millennial Generation or the Echo Boom.

The Abacus Data poll asked a wide range of questions, from attitudes about marriage, children and home ownership, to retirement planning and civic engagement. Above all, the findings suggest that the last four years of economic turmoil have left a profound scar on Generation Y's collective psyche, likely shaping their outlook and politics for years to come.

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— Abacus Data has focused research on the Canadian Millennial. Read more here.

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