Ontario Press Releases & Articles


Wynne Liberals on Track to Lose Party Status in 2018

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Toronto, March 30th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 884 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the PCs (43%) hold a 15-point lead over their nearest rival – the NDP (28%). The Liberals (19%) are 24 points back of the leading Progressive Conservatives. The Green Party sits at (8%).

PCs Overtake Liberals in Toronto

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the PCs (36%) have extended a five-point lead over the governing Liberals (31%). The PC lead is up four percent since February (1% lead over Liberals on Feb. 10). The NDP are unchanged at (22%), as are the Green (7%), but the collective “other parties” is up to (4%) (2%: Feb. 10).

Progressive Conservatives Tracking Toward Super Majority

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Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, amongst decided and leaning voters, the Progressive Conservatives have extended nearly a twenty-point lead over their nearest rival in the province. If an election were held today the PCs would get (44%), the NDP (25%), the Liberals (24%), and Green (6%).

Over 40% Believe Ontario Doctors Should be Paid More

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Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, (42%) believe that the provincial government should pay Ontario doctors more. (32%) say no, they shouldn’t be paid more, and (26%) don’t know.

Half of Ontarians Believe Government to Blame for Rising Hydro Rates

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Toronto, February 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1,120 Ontario voters, (47%) believe that government mismanagement is the cause of rising hydro rates, well ahead of the privatization of Hydro One (17%), and executive salaries (11%).

2016 Ontario Community Safety Survey

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 7729 Ontario residents of 38 towns that have their own police forces, the vast majority feel safe in their communities, have confidence in their police services, and find them trustworthy and courteous;

In Toronto, Liberals and Progressive Conservatives Tied

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support amongst decided and leaning city of Toronto voters is statistically tied between the Progressive Conservatives (35%) and the Liberals (34%).

Opinion shifts away from road tolls

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, opinion has shifted away from approval for road tolls (43%) on city owned highways, toward disapproval (48%), with (9%) saying they don’t know.

Voters Favour Wind Farms, Offshore and on Land

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, one half favour rural wind farms (54%) and a similar proportion favour offshore wind farms (52%).

PCs Continue to Lead Strongly in Ontario

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, the plurality, more than 4-in-10, will vote for the Progressive Conservatives if a provincial election were held today (43%), while just one quarter would vote either for the Liberals or the NDP (24% each).