Toronto Press Releases & Articles


Majority Favours Bike Lanes

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, the majority (57%) say they are in favour of bike lanes, overall. Just over a quarter (27%) oppose bike lanes and (15%) respond they don’t know.

PCs Overtake Liberals in Toronto

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the PCs (36%) have extended a five-point lead over the governing Liberals (31%). The PC lead is up four percent since February (1% lead over Liberals on Feb. 10). The NDP are unchanged at (22%), as are the Green (7%), but the collective “other parties” is up to (4%) (2%: Feb. 10).

Plurality Support Regulation for Airbnb

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, (47%) of respondents say that Airbnb should be regulated in Toronto. (20%) say no, it should not be regulated, and (33%) say that they do not know.

Gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford Narrows

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford, his perceived main rival, has narrowed considerably since November (29%: Nov 8 – 19%: Feb 6)...

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%).