Press Releases & Articles


PCs Lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, more than 4-in-10 will vote for the Progressive Conservatives if an election were held today (43%)

Two Thirds Want Interest-Free Student Loans

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, two thirds agree that provincial student loans should remain interest free, not just as long as the student is in school, but until they are paid, whenever that may be (66%)

One Half See Need For Electoral Reform

| Filed under: National

Close to one half agree Canada needs to change its electoral system (48%), and just more than one third disagree with this (35%).

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%)