National Press Releases & Articles


Major Reset in Federal Vote Share

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1304 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and the Conservatives, measured at 23 points last month on the day after Donald Trump’s election, narrowed to just 8 points today.

Little Consensus on Next Federal NDP Leader

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, there is little consensus on the favoured leader for the federal New Democratic Party

Canadians Bullish on Majority Governments

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, fully two thirds prefer a majority government as an electoral outcome (66%) to just one fifth who prefer a minority government (19%)

Liberals Widen Gap Over Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, more than half will vote Liberal if the election were held today (51%)

Majority Approve of CETA, Two Thirds Approve of NAFTA

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, one half expressed approval for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) recently signed between Canada and the EU (51%)

Majority Approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart Application for Marijuana License

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, 6-in-10 approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart applying to become a licensed marijuana producer for the purpose of retailing medicinal marijuana (61%)

Majority Strongly Dissatisfied With US Election

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters the night after the US election, the majority are “not at all satisfied” with the outcome (53%), and, in total, 7-in-10 are dissatisfied with the result (70%)

Conservative Party Members Prefer Bernier As Leader

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In a random sampling of opinion taken by the Forum Poll across one week among 136 members of Canada’s Conservative Party, the plurality, almost a quarter, pick Maxime Bernier as their choice for permanent leader (23%)

One Half See Need For Electoral Reform

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Close to one half agree Canada needs to change its electoral system (48%), and just more than one third disagree with this (35%).

Two Thirds Approval for $15 National Minimum Wage

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1437 Canadian voters, fully two thirds approve of a national minimum wage of $15 an hour (63%)