Ontario Press Releases & Articles


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%)

Liberal Vote Share Tumbles in Ontario

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1097 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative if an election were held today (41%)

Plurality Approval for Basic Income

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1097 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 approve of the idea of a provincial basic income, to replace social support payments (40%)

Watson and Bordeleau Equally Popular

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 862 Ottawa voters, as many as three quarters approve of the jobs being done by both Mayor Jim Watson (74%) and Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau (74%)