Press Releases & Articles


One third ride bikes in the city

| Filed under: Toronto

Just one third ride a bicycle in the city (32%) and, of these, just 4-in-10 commute to work or school (44%) for a total of about one seventh of Toronto voters who commute to work or school by bicycle (14%).

John Tory maintains sky-high approval rating

| Filed under: Toronto

More than 7-in-10 approved of the job John Tory was doing as mayor (72%), and this is comparable to his approval ratings from last month (April 11 - 71%)

Building new link to DVP is preferred option for Gardiner

| Filed under: Toronto

The plurality, more than one third, want the Gardiner Expressway east of Jarvis Street removed and a new link built to the Don Valley Parkway (36%), while fewer than this, just more than a quarter, opt for removal and replacement by a street level boulevard (28%).

Bill Blair leads in Scarborough Southwest

| Filed under: National

Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair leads the NDP incumbent, Dan Harris, by 8 points (42% to 34%).

Large majority opposed to carding

| Filed under: Toronto

6-in-10 oppose the practice of “carding” (60%), and just fewer than half this proportion support it (29%).

Federal Conservatives lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Close to 4-in-10 will vote for the federal Conservatives if an election were held today (37%), compared to a third who will vote for the federal Liberals (32%).

NDP headed for crushing Alberta victory

| Filed under: National

Alberta voters the night before the provincial election, close to one half will vote NDP (45%), while fewer than a quarter will vote for either the Progressive Conservatives or the Wildrose Party (23% each).

Few approve of Ontario budget

| Filed under: Ontario

Just one quarter approve of the Ontario budget (24%), while as many as one half disapprove (49%).

PCs in the lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

More than one third will vote Progressive Conservative if an election were held today (36%), while fewer than 3-in-10 will vote for the provincial Liberals (29%).

Disapproval of provincial sex ed curriculum growing

| Filed under: Ontario

There is an even split in opinion between those who approve of Ontario’s new sex education and health curriculum (42%) and those who disapprove (40%).