Ontario Press Releases & Articles


Brown Leads on Economy, Education, and Infrastructure

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, June 19th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1003 Ontario voters, Patrick Brown is generally seen as the strongest on most issues, with Andrea Horwath or leading or tied in half the areas; Kathleen Wynne is not seen to be the best in any area.

Liberals Creep Back Into Contention in Toronto

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, May 31st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1035 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals (34%) and Progressive Conservatives (34%) sit even. A quarter (25%) support the NDP, and (5%) say they support the Green Party.

Ontario Community Health Study

| Filed under: Ontario

Forum Research periodically surveys Ontarians about health-related issues in a study we call the Ontario Community Health Study. This study relates to Ontarians’ satisfaction with their hospitals.

Majority Approve of Liberal Pharmacare Plan

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, May 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1103 Ontario voters, the majority (56%) approve of the government’s plan to offer free prescription drugs to those under the age of 25...

Majority Approve of Rent Control Expansion

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, May 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1103 Ontario voters, the majority (53%) approve of the expansion of rent control to all private rental units in Ontario. Only a quarter (25%) disapprove of the move, with just over 2-in-10 (22%) saying they do not know.

4-in-10 Say Ontario Moving in Wrong Direction

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, May 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1103 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 (40%) say Ontario is currently moving in the wrong direction. Almost a quarter (22%) say Ontario is moving in the right direction...

Conservatives Continue to Hold Big Lead

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, May 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1103 Ontario voters, more than 4-in-10 (41%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives. More than a quarter (28%) say they would support the Liberals...

PCs Continue to Lead in Toronto

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, April 10th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 840 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, if an election were held today, (38%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives. (31%) say they would support the Liberals, with (22%) in favour of the NDP, and (6%) saying they would vote Green. (2%) say they would support another party.

Torontonians Support a $15.00 Minimum Wage

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, April 6th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 840 Toronto voters, (70%) approve of an increase to the minimum wage in Ontario, from $11.40 to $15.00. Only (25%) would disapprove, and (5%) don’t know.

A Third Think Economy Should be Focus of Ontario Budget

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, April 3rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 884 Ontario voters, (33%) respond that the economy should be the priority in the 2017 budget. Healthcare (21%) was the second most popular response, followed by the Environment (12%), Infrastructure (10%), Other (10%), and Education (9%). Only a small proportion of respondents said they do not know (5%) what the priority should be.