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PC Lead Holds Steady in Toronto

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, September 11th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 658 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, just under 4 in 10 (38%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives, while just under a third (30%) say they would support the Liberals...

Ford Announcement: No Effect on Tory Support

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 658 Toronto voters after Doug Ford’s mayoral race intention announcement, amongst those decided and leaning, in a head’s up race between only John Tory and Doug Ford, Tory maintains the lead over his now declared competitor with the support of about two thirds (64%) of voters.

Overall, Ontarians Feel New Far North Ridings Will Benefit Indigenous Peoples

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, August 29th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, four in ten (40%) say that the two new ridings in Ontario’s far north will increase the amount of indigenous candidates that run for provincial political office. One-quarter (24%) say that the number of indigenous candidates will remain the same, but only (4%) say the number of indigenous candidates will decrease.

PCs Lead, Despite Perceived Controversies

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, August 29th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, four in ten (40%) say that if an election were held today, they would support the Ontario PCs. Just over a quarter (27%) say they would support the NDP, and a quarter (25%) say they would support the Liberals. Few (6%) say they would support the Green party, while (2%) say they would support another party.

Majority Thinks America Gets Best Result from NAFTA

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 28th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, about half (51%) think that the United States will get the best result from the renegotiations of NAFTA. Just under two in ten (17%) say Canada will emerge with the best results, and a small proportion say (4%) it will be Mexico.

Summer is Ebbing, but the Federal Liberal Lead is Not

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 24th– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, if an election were held today, four in ten (42%) say they would support the Liberals. More than a third (35%) say they would support the Conservatives, and just over one in ten (14%) say they would support the NDP.

More Than Four In Ten Have Seen or Heard Something About PC Nomination Process

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, August 25th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, more than four in ten (TOP2: 43%) say they are at least somewhat aware of news related to the PCs candidate nomination process. More than half, however, (BTM2: 52%) say they are at not very aware or not at all aware of the PC candidate nomination process.

Almost Half Disapprove of Reducing Blood Alcohol Limit

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half (BTM2: 49%) disapprove of the proposal to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05, with more than a third (36%) saying they strongly disapprove. Just under four in ten (TOP2: 38%) approve of the proposal, with a quarter (25%) saying they strongly approve.

Canada Divided on the Monarchy

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half of Canadians (43%) are opposed to abolishing the monarchy after the death of Queen Elizabeth, while (41%) are in favour, a statistical tie. Just over one in ten (16%) said they do not know.

More Than a Third Think Interest Rate Increase to Have Negative Impact on Their Personal Finances

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (BTM2: 34%) say the increase in the Bank of Canada’s prime interest rate will have a negative impact on their finances with (22%) saying it will have at least a somewhat negative effect, and (12%) saying it will have an extremely negative effect.