Mayor John Tory’s approval remains very high, and stable (January 25 - 67%, February 21 - 65%) and his approval as mayor currently exceeds Rob Ford’s approval as councillor by 20 points (Tory - 65%, Ford - 45%).
The slim majority (51%) approved of the idea of spending an extra $100 million (on top of the budgeted $3 billion) to extend the Scarborough Subway from three stops to four.
Fully 6-in-10 do not think the TDSB does a good job of running Toronto’s schools (61%), while fewer than one fifth think a good job is being done (19%).
Exactly equal proportions of those who said they were NHL fans approved or disapproved (39% each) of Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle being fired, while just fewer than one quarter had no opinion (22%).
Respondents were presented with the proposition that the $3 billion plus dollars required to build a four stop Scarborough subway could also be used to build a 30 stop LRT network covering the entire municipality and were asked their preference.
As many as two thirds approved of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (67%).
6-in-10 approve of Toronto’s outgoing police chief, Bill Blair (61%), and the majority (56%) say he was either ‘one of the best” (18%) or a “good police chief” (38%).
6-in-10 use the seasonal greeting "Merry Christmas" most often (60%), compared to just 3-in-10 who use "Happy Holidays" (29%).
One third say they live in a neighbour hood which is getting wealthier (32%), while fewer, one fifth, say their neighbourhood is getting poorer (20%).
Close to 7-in-10 say the Union-Pearson Express or UPX is too expensive at $27 one way or $19 with a Presto Card (69%), while fewer than a quarter see it as being priced correctly (23%).
Visualize the latest Toronto election poll results on our interactive map.
Jul 17, 2015
Global News - A new poll suggests drivers may be warming up to the idea of keeping HOV lanes put in place for the Pan Am Games but the province and city say there’s no plans – yet.
May 5, 2014
1310 News - NDP’s refusal to support Liberal budget could backfire: poll
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NDP’s refusal to support Liberal budget could backfire
Apr 16, 2014
CP24 - Olivia Chow appears to be widening her lead over incumbent Rob Ford and fellow candidate John Tory in the race for Toronto mayor, according to a recent poll.
Apr 10, 2014
CityNews - A new poll suggests Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have taken the lead in popular support over the Liberals in the wake of the gas plant scandal, according to a published report.
Mar 16, 2014
Globe and Mail - Forum Research poll finds that 36 per cent of eligible voters would choose Olivia Chow for the next mayor
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