Chow's Vote Share Down; Tory, Ford Stable

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1063 Toronto voters, roughly equal proportions will vote for each of the three leading candidates in the full five-way Toronto mayoral race, whereas Olivia Chow prevails when only the main contenders run.

Building DRL is Biggest "Big Idea" for Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto

The most popular of the 35 "Big Ideas" for the city's future is building the Downtown Relief Line (52%), followed by reforming city communications to improve coordination between departments and keep the public better informed (50%) and increasing development charges to pay for transit and green spaces (50%).

One Half Likely To Pay For Transit With Smart Phone

| Filed under: Social Issues

TORONTO July 7th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1006 residents of the GTHA, fully one half are likely to use their smart phone or other device to pay for transit if they could (50%).

One half want speed limits on 400 hwys increased

| Filed under: Ontario, Social Issues

TORONTO JULY 3rd, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 810 Ontario adults, one half would like to see speed limits on the province's 400 series highways increased (48%), while just fewer (45%) would not like this to happen. Very few have no opinion on this question (7%).

Post-election, Wynne's favourables up, Horwath’s down

| Filed under: Ontario

TORONTO JULY 3rd, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 810 Ontario voters three weeks after the provincial election, 4-in-10 now approve of the performance of Premier Wynne (41%), up from just more than a third before the election (June 9 - 36%).

Rob Ford's Numbers Not Boosted By Return

| Filed under: Toronto

Rob Ford has seen his approval and electoral chances equal the lowest point noted since we began tracking. Meanwhile John Tory has seen his numbers improve, edging him forward in races where Ford does not compete.