Ontario Press Releases & Articles


One quarter think Ebola outbreak in Ontario likely

| Filed under: Ontario

As many as one quarter say an Ebola outbreak in Ontario is likely (25%), and one tenth describe this possibility as "very likely" (9%).

PC leadership hopefuls bring little to race

| Filed under: Ontario

Vote shares for the Progressive Conservative party are lower when actual leadership contenders are named than when no leader is named, but when Olivia Chow is proposed as leader of the Ontario New Democrats, the balance of probabilities changes considerably.

Crombie maintains wide lead in Mississauga

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 308 Mississauga voters, more than half of those decided or leaning will vote for Bonnie Crombie (52%) compare to one third who will vote Steve Mahoney (34%) if the mayoral election in Mississauga were held today.

Eisenberger maintains solid lead for mayor

| Filed under: Ontario

Just more than one third of those decided and leaning will vote for Fred Eisenberger (37%), compared to about one quarter or fewer who will vote either for Brad Clark (25%) or Brian McHattie (22%).

Crombie vaults into the lead in Mississauga

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 769 Mississauga voters, more than half will now vote for councillor Bonnie Crombie (56%), compared to just 3-in-10 who will vote for her principal opponent, Steve Mahoney (31%).

Jeffrey leads in Brampton

| Filed under: Ontario

Just more than 4-in-10 will vote for Linda Jeffrey for mayor (42%), compared to more than a quarter who will vote for John Sanderson (27%).

Jobs and Economy are Most Important in London

| Filed under: Ontario

Both jobs and the economy (30%) and ethics and transparency at city hall (26%) are seen to be important issues in the London mayoral election, followed by low taxes (17%), managing city growth (11%) and downtown revitalization (5%).

Paul Cheng closes gap on Matt Brown in mayor's race

| Filed under: Ontario

Just more than one third of London voters will vote for Matt Brown for mayor (35%) compared to more than a quarter who will vote Paul Cheng (27%). This stands in contrast to last month, when Brown's lead was wider (September 4, Brown - 32%, Cheng - 19%)

Half London are hockey fans, most of them Knights fans

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 782 adults resident in London, Ontario, just less than half are NHL hockey fans (47%), and, of these, the vast majority are also London Knights fans (90% of NHL fans, or 42% of total London adults).

ON Issues: Nuclear Waste disposal and Wind Farms

| Filed under: Ontario

Six-in-ten voters disapprove of the plan to bury low level nuclear waste at the Bruce Power site in Kincardine (61%), and just one fifth approve (19%). More than one half of Ontario voters approve of wind farms in rural areas (56%), while 3-in-10 disapprove (31%)