Press Releases & Articles


Liberals and NDP remain tied in Sudbury

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions, about one third of voters, favour either the Liberal candidate (one-time NDP MP) Glenn Thibeault (33%) or NDP candidate Suzanne Shawbonquit (36%).

Fewer now think TBS does good job retailing beer

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions approve of the job The Beer Store (formerly Brewer’s Retail) does retailing beer (42%) or disapprove (41%).

Most see more air crashes this year than last

| Filed under: National

The largest group asked, about 3-in-10, said there were more air crashes this year than last year (29%), while about one fifth said there were fewer (18%).

Majority will spend for extra Scarborough subway stop

| Filed under: Toronto

The slim majority (51%) approved of the idea of spending an extra $100 million (on top of the budgeted $3 billion) to extend the Scarborough Subway from three stops to four.

Federal Liberals, Conservatives now tied

| Filed under: National

Equal proportions, about a third each, will vote for the Conservatives (35%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Split opinion on whether low oil prices good for economy

| Filed under: National

Just more, but a minority, think low oil prices are good for the economy (46%) than think they are bad for the economy (42%).

Support for Iraq mission remains strong

| Filed under: National

Two thirds approve of Canada’s mission to combat ISIS in Iraq (63%), and this is just slightly lower than the level noted when the mission was first proposed (November 2014 - 66%).

Strong majority thinks TDSB does a poor job running schools

| Filed under: Toronto

Fully 6-in-10 do not think the TDSB does a good job of running Toronto’s schools (61%), while fewer than one fifth think a good job is being done (19%).

Mixed reviews on Carlyle firing

| Filed under: Toronto

Exactly equal proportions of those who said they were NHL fans approved or disapproved (39% each) of Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle being fired, while just fewer than one quarter had no opinion (22%).

30 stop LRT network preferred to 4 stop Scarborough subway

| Filed under: Toronto

Respondents were presented with the proposition that the $3 billion plus dollars required to build a four stop Scarborough subway could also be used to build a 30 stop LRT network covering the entire municipality and were asked their preference.