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Most Believe Kinder Morgan Pipeline will have a Positive Economic Effect, But a Negative Environmental One

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Toronto, March 3rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,061 British Columbia voters, the plurality believes the pipeline expansion will have a positive economic effect (43%), with (25%) saying it will have a negative effect, and (21%) believing its effect will be neutral. A further (12%) did not have an opinion.

Majority find Premier’s Supplemented Salary Inappropriate

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Toronto, March 3rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,061 British Columbia voters, the majority (69%) find the fact that the premier’s salary is supplemented by political donations provided by the Liberal Party inappropriate. Only (17%) consider the practice appropriate, while (14%) respond they don’t know.

Progressive Conservatives Tracking Toward Super Majority

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, amongst decided and leaning voters, the Progressive Conservatives have extended nearly a twenty-point lead over their nearest rival in the province. If an election were held today the PCs would get (44%), the NDP (25%), the Liberals (24%), and Green (6%).

Over 40% Believe Ontario Doctors Should be Paid More

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, (42%) believe that the provincial government should pay Ontario doctors more. (32%) say no, they shouldn’t be paid more, and (26%) don’t know.

Half of Ontarians Believe Government to Blame for Rising Hydro Rates

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Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, (47%) believe that government mismanagement is the cause of rising hydro rates, well ahead of the privatization of Hydro One (17%), and executive salaries (11%).

2016 Ontario Community Safety Survey

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 7729 Ontario residents of 38 towns that have their own police forces, the vast majority feel safe in their communities, have confidence in their police services, and find them trustworthy and courteous;

Gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford Narrows

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford, his perceived main rival, has narrowed considerably since November (29%: Nov 8 – 19%: Feb 6)...

In Toronto, Liberals and Progressive Conservatives Tied

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support amongst decided and leaning city of Toronto voters is statistically tied between the Progressive Conservatives (35%) and the Liberals (34%).

Most believe roads safe for pedestrians, not for cyclists

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, February 09th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the majority (44%) believe that roads are safe for pedestrians, while over a third (37%) believe they are unsafe for pedestrians, and (20%) are unsure.

Opinion shifts away from road tolls

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, opinion has shifted away from approval for road tolls (43%) on city owned highways, toward disapproval (48%), with (9%) saying they don’t know.