Ontario Press Releases & Articles


Just one third approve of carbon pricing in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

One half disapprove of Premier Wynne’s proposal to price carbon in Ontario (48%), while just one third approve (33%).

Liberals and NDP remain tied in Sudbury

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions, about one third of voters, favour either the Liberal candidate (one-time NDP MP) Glenn Thibeault (33%) or NDP candidate Suzanne Shawbonquit (36%).

Fewer now think TBS does good job retailing beer

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions approve of the job The Beer Store (formerly Brewer’s Retail) does retailing beer (42%) or disapprove (41%).

Liberals and NDP remain tied in Sudbury

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions, about a third or just less, will vote for the Liberal candidate (formerly NDP MP) Glenn Thibeault (33%) or the NDP candidate, Suzanne Shawbonquit (30%).

Clear majority want Fennell charged with municipal fraud

| Filed under: Ontario

Fully 7-in-10 agree former Mayor Susan Fennell should be charged with municipal fraud for her part in the city hall spending scandal (70%).

High approval for Crombie as mayor

| Filed under: Ontario

Close to three quarters approve of the job Bonnie Crombie is doing as mayor (72%) and this puts her close to Hazel McCallion levels of approval.

Liberals and NDP tied in Sudbury

| Filed under: Ontario

Relatively equal proportions of voters, about 4-in-10, will vote either for the Liberal candidate, Glenn Thibeault (40%) or the NDP candidate, Suzanne Sawbonquit (42%).

Fewer than a fifth smoke cigarettes in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Just fewer than one fifth say they currently smoke cigarettes (18%), one third say they used to but have since quit (35%) while close to half have never smoked (47%).

Many feel Christmas is under seige

| Filed under: Ontario

Virtually every Ontarian polled celebrates Christmas (94%), including those who are not Christian (62%) and the non-religious (95%).

As many as a quarter have shoplifted

| Filed under: Ontario

As many as one seventh admit outright to shoplifting in the past (15%), coupled with a similar proportion who prefer not to answer (12%), for a total of about one quarter (27%) who may be guilty of "boosting".