Press Releases & Articles


Two-thirds Approve of $14 Minimum Wage

| Filed under: Ontario

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

| Filed under: Ontario

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...

Liberal Support Ticks Up, But Landscape Unchanged

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1284 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, once again the Conservatives and Liberals are statistically tied in support, with the Conservatives seeing support from just under 4 in 10 (39%) and the Liberals (38%) seeing support from a similar proportion..

Just Over Half Say They Were Aware of PC Convention

| Filed under: Ontario

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...

Almost Three Quarters Confident Charities Use Donations Responsibly

| Filed under: National

Toronto, November 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1281 Canadian voters, almost three quarters (TOP2: 71%) say they are confident that charities will spend donations responsibly, with a quarter (24%) saying they are very confident...

Strong Majority Familiar with King Street Pilot

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, three-quarters (TOP2: 73%) say that they are familiar with the details of Toronto’s transit pilot project on King Street, with 4 in 10 (41%) saying they are very familiar.

PC Lead Narrows but Still Tracking for Massive Majority

| Filed under: Ontario

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%)...

Almost 7 in 10 Support the End of the College Strike

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, December 1st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 861 Ontario voters, almost 7 in 10 (TOP2: 68%) say they approve of Queen's Park forcing striking college staff back to work, with almost half (47%) saying that they strongly approve...

Few Have an Understanding of Sidewalk Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, just under one third (TOP2: 29%) could confidently describe the details of Sidewalk Toronto, the neighbourhood designed by a subsidiary of Google, with only 1 in 10 (10%) saying they could do so very confidently.

Majority Say Andy Byford Effective as TTC CEO

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, November 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 843 Toronto voters, more than half (TOP2: 53%) say that Andy Byford was effective as CEO of the Toronto Transit Commission, with a quarter (25%) saying that he was very effective.