Ontario Press Releases & Articles


Overall, Ontarians Feel New Far North Ridings Will Benefit Indigenous Peoples

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Toronto, August 29th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, four in ten (40%) say that the two new ridings in Ontario’s far north will increase the amount of indigenous candidates that run for provincial political office. One-quarter (24%) say that the number of indigenous candidates will remain the same, but only (4%) say the number of indigenous candidates will decrease.

PCs Lead, Despite Perceived Controversies

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Toronto, August 29th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, four in ten (40%) say that if an election were held today, they would support the Ontario PCs. Just over a quarter (27%) say they would support the NDP, and a quarter (25%) say they would support the Liberals. Few (6%) say they would support the Green party, while (2%) say they would support another party.

More Than Four In Ten Have Seen or Heard Something About PC Nomination Process

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Toronto, August 25th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, more than four in ten (TOP2: 43%) say they are at least somewhat aware of news related to the PCs candidate nomination process. More than half, however, (BTM2: 52%) say they are at not very aware or not at all aware of the PC candidate nomination process.

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.

The Majority Are Concerned By Sewage in Lake Ontario

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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...”

Wynne`s Policies Most Well Known

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Toronto, June 19th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1003 Ontario voters, more than 4-in-10 (41%: TOP2) say they would be very confident if asked to explain what issues are most important to Kathleen Wynne, while the same proportion (40%: BTM 2) say they would not be able to do so.

Ontario Labour Reforms Well Received

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Toronto, June 19th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1003 Ontario voters, three-quarters (74%) say that they approve of the provincial government increasing the minimum vacation from two weeks to three weeks for employees that have been with a company for at least five years. Only (18%) disapprove, with (8%) saying they do not know.

Ontario Liberals Tumble Again

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Toronto, June 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1003 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, more than 4-in-10 (44%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives. Fewer than a quarter (23%) say they would support the Liberals, with the same proportion (24%) saying they would support the NDP. (7%) say they support the Green Party, and (2%) say they would support another party.

Brown Leads on Economy, Education, and Infrastructure

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Toronto, June 19th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1003 Ontario voters, Patrick Brown is generally seen as the strongest on most issues, with Andrea Horwath or leading or tied in half the areas; Kathleen Wynne is not seen to be the best in any area.

Liberals Creep Back Into Contention in Toronto

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, May 31st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1035 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals (34%) and Progressive Conservatives (34%) sit even. A quarter (25%) support the NDP, and (5%) say they support the Green Party.