Ontario Press Releases & Articles


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%)

Province Seen To Do Too Little For Autism

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1154 Ontario adults, fully two thirds disagree that Ontario is doing enough for autistic children in the province (67%)

PCs Widen the Gap in Ontario

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1154 Ontario voters, close to one half would vote Progressive Conservative if the election were held today (45%)

Public sees controversy’s negative effect on trust in OPS

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 859 Ottawa voters, close to 4-in-10 support the Ottawa Police Association in the controversy currently embroiling the Ottawa Police Service (37%), while just one third support the Mayor and the Chief of Police (33%)

Three Quarters Disagree with Current 3rd Party Spending Rules

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1097 Ontario voters, as many as three quarters disagree that third parties should be able to spend unlimited sums on Ontario election advertising (73%)

Majority Disapprove of Cap and Trade Plan

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1097 Ontario voters, the majority of voters disapprove of the provincial government’s plan for a cap and trade greenhouse gas emission control regime which is expected to add about $13 a month to the average household energy bill (56%)