Press Releases & Articles


One Half Have Used Marijuana

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian adults, almost half have ever used marijuana (47%).

LRT Preferred to Subway in Scarborough

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 667 Toronto voters, the plurality, more than 4-in-10, say a seven stop LRT funded by the province at about $1.5 billion is best for Scarborough (42%) as opposed to fewer than 3-in-10 who prefer the planned Scarborough subway, with one stop, costing more than $3 billion (28%).

Wide Approval for CPP Expansion

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, as many as two thirds approve of the recent federal and provincial agreement to expand CPP (65%)

Fewer Than One Fifth Own Guns

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, fewer than one fifth claim to own firearms (17%), and this is comprised of those who own just a long gun (9%), just a handgun (4%) or both (4%).

One Half Disapprove of Anthem Change

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, one half disapprove of the recent change to the lyrics of “O Canada”

Liberals With 24 Point Lead Today

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, the Liberals would attract almost twice as many votes as the Conservatives if an election were held today

Few Want Marijuana Sold in LCBO

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1173 Ontario voters, the plurality, more than a third, say that pharmacies are the best place to sell legal marijuana (35%).

Plurality Approves of Dispensaries in Toronto

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters two weeks after the police raids on marijuana dispensaries, dubbed “Project Claudia”, took place in Toronto, the plurality (46%) believes these establishments should be allowed to operate in the city, while just more than a third thinks they should not (36%).

Even Split on Whether to Bid on Expo 2025

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, almost exactly equal proportions support (42%) or oppose (43%) the idea of Toronto making a bid to host Expo 2025. One in six have no opinion (16%).

Majority Agree Cyclists Should Be Licensed

| Filed under: Toronto, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, the majority agree that bicyclists should be licensed (56%).