National Press Releases & Articles


More than half agree that marijuana should be legal

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, more than half (53%) say that they agree that marijuana should be legal in Canada. (38%) disagree, fewer than 1-in-10 report they do not know (9%).

More Now Disapprove of Trudeau Than Approve

| Filed under: National

Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals (35%) and the Conservatives (35%) are tied. The NDP is third (17%), with the Green Party (7%) and the BQ (5%) following behind. (1%) say they support another party.

More Than 6-in-10 Approve of PM Question Period

| Filed under: National

Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, (61%) would support the introduction of a special Question Period in the House of Commons dedicated to asking only the prime minister questions. (17%) would oppose such a Question Period, with (22%) saying they don’t know.

Trump's Approval Virtually Unchanged

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1029 Canadian voters, Donald Trump's approval rests at only (22%), the same as last month (Feb 26th: 22%). His disapproval (65%), while effectively the same as last month (Feb 26th: 66%), is one point lower. Those who respond that they do not know stand at (12%), one point higher than last month (Feb 26th: 11%).

Federal Budget Unpopular

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, fewer than 2-in-10 (14%) approve of the 2017 budget. 4-in-10 (40%) disapprove of the budget, while just over a third (36%) have no opinion, with (10%) responding they do not know.

Airport Privatization Opposed

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Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, (45%), a strong plurality, oppose the privatization of Canada’s airports. Just over 1-in-10 support the privatization (13%), and about a quarter (26%) are undecided. Fifteen percent do not know (15%).

Conservatives Inch Ahead

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, the Conservatives have closed the gap, and are now just ahead of the Liberals by two points.

Majority Think Federal Motion M103 Needs Work

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (40%) think the motion put forward by a Federal Liberal MP should remove the focus on one specific religion from it, (31%) respond that all religions should be mentioned in the motion, and only (14%) say that the motion should be left as is. (15%) say they do not know.

Plurality Think it’s OK for Ministers to Attend Fundraisers

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Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (41%) do not believe it’s unethical for the Prime Minister or his Ministers to appear as special guests at a fundraiser for their political party. (36%) believe it’s unethical, while (24%) do not know.

Canadians Still Strongly Disapprove of Donald Trump

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Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, 2-in-3 disapprove of Donald Trump (67%), the same proportion (66%) as recorded on January 22nd. The number of Canadians that approve of Donald Trump (22%) is down one percent since January 22nd, with the same 11% not sure whether they approve or disapprove.