Toronto Press Releases & Articles


Tory More Popular than Drake in the Six

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Toronto, June 11th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1157 Toronto voters, two-thirds (65%) say they approve of the mayor, up an impressive eight points (April 10: 57%) since April.

Torontonians Concerned About Privacy with Police Facial Recognition

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Toronto, June 11th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1157 Toronto voters, 4 in 10 (41%) say the oppose the use of facial recognition technology by police services. A third (36%) say they support the use of facial recognition technology, while a quarter (24%) say they are not sure.

Raptors Playoff Run Bringing in New Fans…

| Filed under: National, Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, June 10th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1633 Canadians 18 or older, 4 in 10 (38%) say, yes, they have watched the Raptors on television during the 2019 playoffs, while just under two-thirds (62%) say they have not.

To Most TTC Users, Service Is A-OK

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Toronto, May 29th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1936 randomly selected transit users in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Montreal 16 years of age and older, about two-thirds (TOP2: 68%) of transit riders in Toronto say they are satisfied with the TTC, but only about one-sixth (16%) say they are very satisfied.

Majority Approve of Safe Injection Sites but…

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Toronto, April 11th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1110 Torontonians 18 years of age or older, about two-thirds (64%) say they generally approve of safe injection sites in Toronto, with a quarter (26%) saying they disapprove. About 1 in 10 (11%) say they don’t know.

John Tory’s Approval Steady

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Toronto, April 11th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1110 Torontonians 18 years of age or older, more than half (57%) say they approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor, which is unchanged since January (Jan 31: 56%).

Rental Housing in Toronto

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1077 Torontonians 18 years of age or older, two thirds (TOP2: 65%) say the city of Toronto should have authority on housing issues such as evictions and the use of private bailiffs.

1 in 2 unsatisfied with snow removal from city sidewalks

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1077 Torontonians 18 years of age or older, 9 in 10 (92%) believe that cars parked next to snowbanks that block streetcar routes should be fined and/or towed.

Tory approval Unchanged

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Toronto, January 31st— In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1427 Torontonians, 18 years of age or older, Tory's approval is over half (56%).

Presto Use Increasing

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Toronto, January 21st— In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1427 Torontonians 18 years of age or older, more than half (58%) say they have used a Presto card while using transit in Toronto, up from half (50%) in September.