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Ontario Politics and Carbon Pricing

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This survey was sponsored by a client and conducted by Forum Research, with the results based on an interactive voice response telephone survey of 1005 randomly selected Ontario Voters.

Half of Ontarians Now Say they Support the PCs

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Toronto, February 17th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 949 Ontario voters, half (49%) say they would support the PCs if an election were held today, an increase of 8 points in just a few weeks (Jan 25: 42%).

Majority Say They Pay Attention to Politics Between Elections

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Toronto, January 26th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1408 Canadian voters, more than 8 in 10 (81%) say they attention to politics between election cycles, with about half of those (40%) saying they pay a lot of attention.

PC support remains solid in spite of allegations

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 751 Ontario voters, more than 8 in 10 (82%) say they are aware of the sexual misconduct allegations against Patrick Brown. About one-sixth (14%) say they are not aware, while few (4%) say they do not know.

More than Half Approve of the Sale of Marijuana Edibles

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Toronto, January 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1022 Ontario voters, more than half (52%) say they approve of the sale of marijuana or cannabis edibles such as cookies, bars, or drinks, with just over a third (37%) saying they disapprove.

Despite Vigorous Defense of Minimum Wage, Liberals Still Behind

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Toronto, January 15th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1022 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, more than 4 in 10 (43%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives if a provincial election were held today...

Two-thirds Approve of $14 Minimum Wage

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Toronto, January 15th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1022 Ontario voters, two-thirds (TOP2: 62%) said they approve of the provincial government increasing the minimum wage to $14 per hour, with almost 4 in 10 (38%) saying they strongly approve.

Almost Everyone Has Heard of Cost Cutting at Tim Hortons

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Toronto, January 15th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1022 Ontario voters, more than 9 in 10 (TOP2: 91%) say they are aware of some Tim Horton's franchisees removing paid breaks and other incentives from employees in order to cut costs...

Just Over Half Say They Were Aware of PC Convention

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 861 Ontario voters, more than half (TOP2: 54%) say they are at least somewhat aware of the Ontario Progressive Conservative policy convention...

PC Lead Narrows but Still Tracking for Massive Majority

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Toronto, December 1st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 861 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 4 in 10 (40%) say they would support the PCs, down 5 points since October (Oct 26: 45%).The NDP and Ontario Liberals are statistically tied again, but with a slightly higher share of the vote for the NDP, with a quarter (26%)...