Press Releases & Articles


Almost a Third Strongly Disapprove of Warrantless Device Searches at the Border

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (30%) strongly disapprove of Canadian border officers searching devices such as laptops and cell phones at the border without a warrant, while almost half (BTM2: 46%) disapprove, overall.

Quebecers Most Likely to Vacation In Europe or Québec

| Filed under: Uncategorized

Toronto, July 10th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 801 Québec voters, more than a quarter (27%) say that Québec would be their first choice of vacation spot, statistically tied with Europe (25%) for likeliest destination.

Forum Most Accurate Firm in Predicting Elections

| Filed under: National

TORONTO, July 2nd, 2017 – Among all polling firms attempting to predict vote outcome, The Forum Poll proved to be the most accurate in the 2015 Federal Election and in six of the last fourteen provincial elections.

Majority Support Rules For Airbnb in Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto, Social Issues

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, the majority (59%) support the regulation of Airbnb in Toronto, which is up 12 points since March (March 16: 47%). A quarter (24%) say Airbnb should not be regulated...

PCs Take the Lead in Toronto Once Again

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, just under 4 in 10 (38%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives, while a third (32%) say they would support the Liberals.

Head to Head: Tory Almost Doubles Ford

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, in a head’s up race between only John Tory and Doug Ford, Tory almost doubles his as-yet undeclared competitor with support of two-thirds (66%) of voters, while Doug Ford secures only a third (34%).

Convincingly Canadian Canada 150 Poll

| Filed under: National

Toronto, June 30th – In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Forum Research, using its well-known Forum Poll, conducted a survey amongst 1620 Canadian voters; respondents were asked about their thoughts on the most Canadian food and animal, as well as questions testing their knowledge of Canada’s government and territory, amongst many others.

Almost Two-Thirds in Favour of Bike Lanes Overall

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, almost two-thirds (62%) say they favour bike lanes. Only one quarter (25%) opposes bike lanes, with (14%) saying they do not know. Support for bike lanes overall is up 5 points from March (March 16: 57%).

The Majority Are Concerned By Sewage in Lake Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, the majority (55%) say they are concerned about the fact that partially treated sewage was dumped into Lake Ontario in response to heavy rain, referred to as “bypassing...”

Phoenix Pay System Problems Affect Opinion of Trudeau Government

| Filed under: National

Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, more than half are at least somewhat familiar (55%) with the Federal Government’s Phoenix Pay System...