Press Releases & Articles


Voters Favour Wind Farms, Offshore and on Land

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, one half favour rural wind farms (54%) and a similar proportion favour offshore wind farms (52%).

PCs Continue to Lead Strongly in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, the plurality, more than 4-in-10, will vote for the Progressive Conservatives if a provincial election were held today (43%), while just one quarter would vote either for the Liberals or the NDP (24% each).

Relatively Little Enthusiasm For PPPs

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, the slim plurality (39%) approves of Public-Private Partnerships, or PPPs or P3s, while as many as one quarter disapprove (24%).

Little Consensus on Next Federal NDP Leader

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, there is little consensus on the favoured leader for the federal New Democratic Party

Most Think Toronto Has A Spending Problem, Not A Revenue Problem

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, the largest group, about 4-in-10, say Toronto has a spending problem (43%), while fewer than this, about one third, say Toronto has a revenue problem (35%).

One Half Approve of Rail Deck Park

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, one half approve of the idea of the 21 acre Rail Deck Park downtown, despite being told it may cost $1 billion to build (51%), while just fewer than 4-in-10 disapprove of the idea (38%).

Tory Doubles Up Doug Ford in Head-to-Head Electoral Contest

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more than half would vote to re-elect John Tory as mayor if an election were held today (53%) while just half as many as this would vote for Doug Ford, if he ran (24%).

Canadians Bullish on Majority Governments

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, fully two thirds prefer a majority government as an electoral outcome (66%) to just one fifth who prefer a minority government (19%)

Liberals Widen Gap Over Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, more than half will vote Liberal if the election were held today (51%)

Most Disapprove of 47 Councillors, Most Approve of Cancelling Grey Police Cars

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more, 4-in-10, disapprove of city council’s vote to expand the chamber from 44 wards and councillors to 47 (40%) than the third who approve of this move (33%).