Mayor John Tory’s approval remains very high, and stable (January 25 - 67%, February 21 - 65%) and his approval as mayor currently exceeds Rob Ford’s approval as councillor by 20 points (Tory - 65%, Ford - 45%).
The slim majority (51%) approved of the idea of spending an extra $100 million (on top of the budgeted $3 billion) to extend the Scarborough Subway from three stops to four.
Fully 6-in-10 do not think the TDSB does a good job of running Toronto’s schools (61%), while fewer than one fifth think a good job is being done (19%).
Exactly equal proportions of those who said they were NHL fans approved or disapproved (39% each) of Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle being fired, while just fewer than one quarter had no opinion (22%).
Respondents were presented with the proposition that the $3 billion plus dollars required to build a four stop Scarborough subway could also be used to build a 30 stop LRT network covering the entire municipality and were asked their preference.
As many as two thirds approved of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (67%).
6-in-10 approve of Toronto’s outgoing police chief, Bill Blair (61%), and the majority (56%) say he was either ‘one of the best” (18%) or a “good police chief” (38%).
6-in-10 use the seasonal greeting "Merry Christmas" most often (60%), compared to just 3-in-10 who use "Happy Holidays" (29%).
One third say they live in a neighbour hood which is getting wealthier (32%), while fewer, one fifth, say their neighbourhood is getting poorer (20%).
Close to 7-in-10 say the Union-Pearson Express or UPX is too expensive at $27 one way or $19 with a Presto Card (69%), while fewer than a quarter see it as being priced correctly (23%).
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