Toronto Press Releases & Articles


In Toronto, Liberals and Progressive Conservatives Tied

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support amongst decided and leaning city of Toronto voters is statistically tied between the Progressive Conservatives (35%) and the Liberals (34%).

Most believe roads safe for pedestrians, not for cyclists

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Toronto, February 09th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the majority (44%) believe that roads are safe for pedestrians, while over a third (37%) believe they are unsafe for pedestrians, and (20%) are unsure.

Opinion shifts away from road tolls

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, opinion has shifted away from approval for road tolls (43%) on city owned highways, toward disapproval (48%), with (9%) saying they don’t know.

Opinion on Private Garbage Collection in Scarborough Mixed

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support for private garbage collection in Scarborough was divided.

Opinion Split on Tolls for Gardiner, DVP

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 730 Toronto voters the evening after Mayor John Tory announced his support for tolling the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway to pay for transit projects, there is an exactly even split in opinion on the idea. Just fewer than a half approve (46%) and the same proportion disapprove (45%).

Two Thirds See Toronto’s Homeless Problem as Severe

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1086 Toronto voters, two thirds describe Toronto’s homelessness problem as severe (67%) and as many as one quarter describe it as “very severe” (26%).

Most Think Toronto Has A Spending Problem, Not A Revenue Problem

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, the largest group, about 4-in-10, say Toronto has a spending problem (43%), while fewer than this, about one third, say Toronto has a revenue problem (35%).

One Half Approve of Rail Deck Park

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, one half approve of the idea of the 21 acre Rail Deck Park downtown, despite being told it may cost $1 billion to build (51%), while just fewer than 4-in-10 disapprove of the idea (38%).

Tory Doubles Up Doug Ford in Head-to-Head Electoral Contest

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more than half would vote to re-elect John Tory as mayor if an election were held today (53%) while just half as many as this would vote for Doug Ford, if he ran (24%).

Most Disapprove of 47 Councillors, Most Approve of Cancelling Grey Police Cars

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more, 4-in-10, disapprove of city council’s vote to expand the chamber from 44 wards and councillors to 47 (40%) than the third who approve of this move (33%).