Press Releases & Articles


Even Split on Approval of Pit Bull Ban

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random poll of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ for the Montreal Gazette among 808 Montreal voters, relatively equal proportions approve (49%) and disapprove (44%) of the city’s pit bull ban

Two Thirds Approval for $15 National Minimum Wage

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1437 Canadian voters, fully two thirds approve of a national minimum wage of $15 an hour (63%)

Two Thirds Approve of New Mortgage-Lending Rules

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1437 Canadian voters, two thirds approve of the federal government’s new, stricter mortgage lending regime, coupled with the elimination of the principal residence tax exemption for foreign buyers (63%)

Canadians Satisfied, Happy with Liberal Government After One Year

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1437 Canadian voters, close to half (47%) rate the Liberal government’s first year in office as “excellent” (20%) or “good” (27%)

Federal Liberals Lead; Conservatives Cede to NDP

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1384 Canadian voters, one half will vote Liberal if the election were held today (49%)

Narrow Plurality Disapprove of Extradition Treaty with China

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1143 Canadian voters, the narrow plurality, just more than a third, disapprove of the idea of Canada signing an extradition treaty with China (36%)

Half Favour Keeping the Monarchy After Queen’s Death

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1143 Canadian adults, close to one half oppose the idea of abolishing the Canadian monarchy upon the death of the current Queen (47%)

7-in-10 Favour Bike Lanes Overall

| Filed under: Toronto

7-in-10 favour bike lanes overall (70%), and this is especially the case in downtown Toronto and East York, where most are located (79%).

Toronto Mayor’s Approval Up

| Filed under: Toronto

More than 7-in-10 approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (72%), and this is an increase from a two thirds share he held for two months (August 12 - 67%).

Majority Approve of Mayor’s Across-the-Board Budget Cut

| Filed under: Uncategorized

Just more than one half (54%) approve of Mayor Tory’s requirement that all city departments and agencies cut 2.6% of their budgets, while just 3-in-10 disapprove (30%).