Press Releases & Articles


NDP leads in first post-writ poll

| Filed under: National

As many as 4-in-10 will vote NDP in the coming election (39%) and this represents a sharp increase from last week (June 28 - 33%)

Federal Conservatives rebound

| Filed under: National

Equal proportions, a third each, will vote for the federal Conservatives or the NDP if the election were held today (33% each).

Most think Trudeau “resume” ad will prompt liberal votes

| Filed under: National

Two thirds have seen the Conservative Party TV ad in which a group of people discuss Justin Trudeau’s resumé (67%), although this increases to close to 8-in-10 Anglophones (78%).

Majority believe federal election campaign has begun

| Filed under: National

The majority, just more than half, agree the federal election campaign has already begun, even though the writ has yet to be dropped (55%).

Majority supports olympic bid

| Filed under: Toronto

The clear majority, about 6-in-10, would support a bid to hold the 2024 Olympic Games (61%).

Federal NDP maintains lead

| Filed under: National

More than a third will vote NDP if the next federal election were held today (34%), while the Liberals (29%) and the Conservatives (28%) tie for second place.

Uber usage continues to climb

| Filed under: Toronto

Close to one quarter of voters have used the Uber ride sharing app (22%) and this is up from less than a fifth in April (18%) and just a tenth last November, 2014 (12%).

Majority thinks Canada in a recession

| Filed under: National

Close to 6-in-10 see the country as being in a recession (58%), while 1-in-3 do not (29%) and one tenth don’t have an opinion (13%).

Two thirds want Canada Pension Plan expanded

| Filed under: National

Two thirds agree that Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions and benefits should be increased (65%).

Majority likely to switch vote to see senate abolished

| Filed under: National

The majority (56%) say they are likely to switch their usual vote to support a party or politician who promises to abolish the Senate, and more than a third say they are “very likely” to do so (36%).