Press Releases & Articles


Six in Ten Have Seen Rats in Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto adults, slightly more than 6-in-10 say they have seen a rat in the city (61%)

Mayor Tory’s Approvals Take a Dive

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, approval for the way Mayor John Tory is doing his job is characteristic of two thirds (67%)

One Half Approve of Scarborough Subway Decision

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, one half approve of city council’s final decision to build the Scarborough subway over the Scarborough LRT (49%)

Half Agree City Should Continue to Maintain ‘Toronto’ Sign

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, one half agree the city should continue to maintain the illuminated Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square for another two years at a cost of about $500,000 (49%)

Strong Approval For Lifting Ban On Street Hockey

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the wide majority, more than two thirds, approve of city council lifting the long-standing and controversial ban on street hockey (69%)

Majority Agree With “No Texting While Walking” Rule

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the majority agreed with city council’s desire to make texting illegal while crossing the street (56%)In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the majority agreed with city council’s desire to make texting illegal while crossing the street (56%)

Strong Approval For Yonge Street Renewal

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the clear majority, about two thirds, approve of the plan to renew Yonge Street from Queen Street north to Davenport Road (64%)

Watson and Bordeleau Equally Popular

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 862 Ottawa voters, as many as three quarters approve of the jobs being done by both Mayor Jim Watson (74%) and Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau (74%)

Home Hardware Leads in Customer Satisfaction For D.I.Y. Stores

| Filed under: National, Business

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1268 adult Canadians, Home Hardware (including their Home Building Centres brand) is seen to have the highest customer satisfaction among Canada’s leading DIY, or home improvement stores

One Half of Ontario Voters Aware of Fundraising Controversy

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1183 Ontario voters, one half are aware of the controversy surrounding political fundraising in the province (49%)