Press Releases & Articles


Majority sees need for CPP expansion

| Filed under: National

The majority, close to 6-in-10, agree that Canada Pension Plan contributions should be increased so benefits can be increased (59%), while just one quarter disagree with this position (25%). One sixth have no opinion (16%).

Federal Conservatives and Liberals tied, NDP falls back

| Filed under: National

Equal proportions, just under a third, would vote for the Conservatives (31%) or the Liberals (32%) if the election were held today, while the NDP would attract just less than 3-in-10 (28%).

Majority favour coalition if minority government elected

| Filed under: National

The majority, close to 6-in-10, agrees a coalition is appropriate if no party wins a majority of votes (57%).

Forum Poll accurately predicts Alberta election

| Filed under: National

Forum’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) polling methodology again proves to be a precise tool for measuring public opinion, accurately predicting that the NDP would form a majority government.

Belief in climate change eroding

| Filed under: National

Close to 8-in-10 believe the earth’s climate is changing (78%), while just one sixth do not (15%).

4-in-10 favour abolishing monarchy

| Filed under: National

Just fewer than 4-in-10 favour abolishing the monarchy in Canada upon the death of the Queen (39%).

Almost half have seen ads for economic action plan

| Filed under: National

Just fewer than half recall seeing or hearing advertisements for the government’s Economic Action Plan (45%), while the majority do not recall these ads (55%).

Plurality approves of Omar Khadr’s release

| Filed under: National

The plurality, close to half, approve of the court’s decision to free Omar Khadr (45%), while one third disapprove of this decision (33%).

Dead heat!

| Filed under: National

Almost exactly equal proportions, 3-in-10, will vote Conservative (31%), Liberal (31%) or NDP (30%) if the federal election were held today.

Brown’s victory vaults NDP into lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

More than a third (36%) will vote NDP if a provincial election were held today, while one third would vote PC (33%).