More than half are concerned Syrian refugees invited to Canada will get preferential treatment in the immigration queue (54%), and one third are “very” concerned (34%).
Almost exactly equal proportions believe the Syrian refugees due to arrive in Canada will have a positive impact on the country (34%), will NOT have a positive impact (34%) or have no opinion on the question (32%).
One half are opposed because “we have enough problems in this country already” (49%), while about one third each oppose the plan because “refugees are a terrorist threat” (39%) or because they object to the cost of the exercise (35%).
One tenth have already donated money or goods to refugee relief (9%), and a further one quarter plan to do so in the future (23%).
Just less than half support the government’s plan to resettle thousands of refugees over the next few months in Canada (48%).
Forum’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) polling methodology again proves to be a precise tool for measuring public opinion, accurately predicting that the Liberals would form a majority government.
Just more than one half will vote Liberal (54%), while 3-in-10 (31%) will vote for the Progressive Conservatives.
Just more than half will vote Liberal (52%), while about 3-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative (29%).
One half disagree Canada should end its bombing mission against ISIS in the Mideast (51%) and an identical proportion disapprove of the federal government’s plan to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada (51%).
One quarter had already received a flu shot (25%) and one third were planning to get one (33%).
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Jan 30, 2019
CP24 - Forum President chats Ontario Place and potential redevelopment options with George Lagogianes Live at Noon
Nov 2, 2018
CP24 - Forum Research President Dr. Lorne Bozinoff and Movember Director Ken Aucoin discussing the first day of the campaign and the study on men's health conducted by Forum, with support from the Movember Foundation.
Mar 14, 2018
City News - City News breaks down The Forum Poll numbers in Toronto and shows a startling transformation may be coming.
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