Press Releases & Articles


One half oppose ending Syria mission, admitting refugees

| Filed under: National

One half disagree Canada should end its bombing mission against ISIS in the Mideast (51%) and an identical proportion disapprove of the federal government’s plan to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada (51%).

One quarter have had flu shot, one third to get it

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

One quarter had already received a flu shot (25%) and one third were planning to get one (33%).

Trudeau approval soars

| Filed under: National

Three weeks after the general election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s approval has soared to 6-in-10 (60%).

Majority approve of legalized, regulated, taxed cannabis

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

The majority, close to 6-in-10, approve of the Liberal government's promise to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana (59%).

Split opinion on Wynne campaigning for Trudeau

| Filed under: Ontario

Exactly equal proportions, just less than half approve (44%) or disapprove (45%) of the energetic campaigning Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne did for Liberal Leader and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

CPP seen to be insufficient, ORPP needed

| Filed under: Ontario

The majority agree that the Canada Pension Plan, or CPP, in replacing about 25% of pre-retirement income is insufficient (52%).

Strong disapproval for union, school board payouts

| Filed under: Ontario

Two-thirds disapprove of the $2.5 million paid to teachers' unions for negotiating expenses (67%) and the $4.2 million payment made to school boards (66%).

Liberals with 44 point lead

| Filed under: National

The Liberals have triple the vote share (65%) of the incumbent Progressive Conservatives (21%) and a seemingly insurmountable lead.

PCs lead voter preference in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Well more than one-third would support the Progressive Conservatives if an election were held today (36%).

Forum Poll accurately predicts riding-by-riding election outcomes

| Filed under: National

In Forum’s final polls in 21 ridings, 15 of 21 identified the winning candidate, for a correct prediction rate of 71%.