Press Releases & Articles


Opinion on Private Garbage Collection in Scarborough Mixed

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support for private garbage collection in Scarborough was divided.

Canadians Strongly Disapprove of Donald Trump

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, (66%) of respondents say they disapprove of Donald Trump. Only (23%) say they approve, while (11%) say they don't know.

Canadian Opinion Split on Justin Trudeau's Private Helicopter Ride

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, opinion on whether or not it was appropriate for the Prime Minister to accept a ride aboard a private helicopter was divided (41% appropriate, 42% inappropriate).

Gap narrows between Liberals and Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and Conservatives, measured at eight points last month, shrunk to just six points today.

O'Leary Holds Commanding Lead In Conservative Leadership Contest

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, Kevin O'Leary is the preferred candidate to lead the Conservative Party (27%).

Muslims the Target of Most Racial Bias

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1304 Canadian adults, 4-in-10 express some level of bias, or unfavourable feelings, against identifiable racial groups (41%), and the one group most like to be a target is Muslims (28% unfavourable feelings, 54% favourable feelings).

Chong Favoured in Conservative Leadership Contest

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1304 Canadian voters, Michael Chong leads preference for a Conservative leader among the general public (10%), followed by Lisa Raitt (8%), Kellie Leitch (7%), Chris Alexander (6%) and Maxime Bernier (5%) and Steve Blaney (5%).

Major Reset in Federal Vote Share

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1304 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and the Conservatives, measured at 23 points last month on the day after Donald Trump’s election, narrowed to just 8 points today.

Opinion Split on Tolls for Gardiner, DVP

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 730 Toronto voters the evening after Mayor John Tory announced his support for tolling the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway to pay for transit projects, there is an exactly even split in opinion on the idea. Just fewer than a half approve (46%) and the same proportion disapprove (45%).

Two Thirds See Toronto’s Homeless Problem as Severe

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1086 Toronto voters, two thirds describe Toronto’s homelessness problem as severe (67%) and as many as one quarter describe it as “very severe” (26%).