Ontario Press Releases & Articles


2016 Ontario Community Safety Survey

| Filed under: Ontario

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

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

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

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

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

| Filed under: Ontario

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).

Relatively Little Enthusiasm For PPPs

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1184 Ontario voters, the slim plurality (39%) approves of Public-Private Partnerships, or PPPs or P3s, while as many as one quarter disapprove (24%).

Majority Disapprove of Catholic Hospitals’ Stance on Assisted Dying

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, the majority disapprove of the practice of publicly funded Catholic Hospitals who refuse to allow patients to seek a referral for assisted dying (57%)

PCs Lead in Ontario

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, more than 4-in-10 will vote for the Progressive Conservatives if an election were held today (43%)

Two Thirds Want Interest-Free Student Loans

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, two thirds agree that provincial student loans should remain interest free, not just as long as the student is in school, but until they are paid, whenever that may be (66%)

Opposition to Sex Ed Curriculum Down Slightly

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1154 Ontario voters, just less than one half approve of the Ontario government’s new health education curriculum (47%)