Liberals open up wide lead on Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadian voters, the Liberals have opened up a convincing 16 point lead on the Conservatives (44% to 28%), while the NDP has ticked downwards to less than a fifth (18%).

Even split in opinion on refugee health care

| Filed under: National

TORONTO JULY 19th, 2014 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadian voters, there is an even split in opinion between those who believe refugee claimants should receive the same health care as Canadians (44%) and those who do not agree (42%).

Just one eighth admit to viewing pornography

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadians 18 years of age and older, one eighth admit to having purchased or viewed pornography in the past year (16%), while a further one quarter preferred not to answer (26%), which may stand as a proxy for admission of use.

Vast Majority Accept Climate Change

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadians 18 years of age and older, the vast majority (81%) believe the climate is changing, while just more than one tenth deny this (13%). Very few have no opinion (6%).

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%).