Toronto Press Releases & Articles


One third think Gardiner unsafe to use

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One third think the Gardiner Expressway is not safe to use (34%)

Tory’s approval remains high

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7-in-10 approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (71%), stable since the last time we polled (March 15 - 72%).

1-in-6 have been victims of violent crime

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As many as one-in-six Torontonians have been the victims of violent crime such as assault, a mugging or a robbery at gun point (15%), and this is just slightly down from close to one fifth noted in August, 2012 (18%).

Uber usage up

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Close to one fifth have used the Uber ride-sharing app (17%), up from about one tenth in November of last year, when Uber first started operating in the city (12%).

Tory approval high

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Almost three quarters (72%) approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor.

4-in-10 want to see SRT turned into a park

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4-in-10 would like to see the aging Scarborough Rapid Transit line turned into an elevated urban park (like New York City’s High Line Park - 39%).

One half agree it is impossible to build on time, on budget in Toronto

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One half agree with the proposition that it is impossible to complete large public projects in Toronto on time and on budget (48%).

‘Scrambles’ seen to be good for pedestrians, not motorists

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3-in 10 have used pedestrian scrambles as a pedestrian (31%), just fewer have used them as a motorist (26%) and fewer than a fifth have used them from both sides of the windshield (17%).

Majority want Toronto to zone & regulate pot production

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The majority, close to 6-in-10, think Toronto should follow Mississauga’s lead and start licensing, zoning and regulating medical marijuana production facilities (59%).

Majority favour new Honest Ed’s retail and housing development

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The majority approve of the retail and housing development proposed for the Honest Ed’s site at Bloor and Bathurst (57%).