Toronto Press Releases & Articles


Majority Who Are Aware of Colour Change Prefer White Police Cars

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 757 Toronto voters, 6-in-10 are aware the Toronto Police Service is changing the colour of its police cars from white to dark grey (59%)

Close to Half Find Construction Downtown an Inconvenience

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 757 Toronto voters, close to half say “continuous construction downtown makes it difficult to get around” (45%)

“Great Deal” of Traffic Congestion Due to Gardiner Closure

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 757 Toronto voters, close to half drove in the city the weekend the Gardiner Expressway closed for maintenance (48%)

Two Thirds Want Marathons, etc., Off City Streets

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 757 Toronto voters, two thirds approve of holding marathons, marches, walkathons and festivals in city parks rather than closing city streets (68%)

7-in-10 Favour Bike Lanes Overall

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7-in-10 favour bike lanes overall (70%), and this is especially the case in downtown Toronto and East York, where most are located (79%).

Toronto Mayor’s Approval Up

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More than 7-in-10 approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (72%), and this is an increase from a two thirds share he held for two months (August 12 - 67%).

Libs, PCs All Tied Up in Scarborough-Rouge River

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 363 voters in the provincial riding of Scarborough-Rouge River two days before the scheduled by-election in this riding, there is an exact tie between the Progressive Conservative candidate, Raymond Cho, with just more than a third of the vote (36%), and the Liberal candidate

Just One Tenth Call Toronto "The 6ix” or “TO”

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 864 Toronto voters, as many as three quarters say they refer to the city most often as “Toronto” (75%), rather than “TO” (10%) or “The 6ix” (7%)

Two Thirds Approval for the Mayor

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 864 Toronto voters, two thirds approve of the way Mayor John Tory is doing his job (67%)

Six in Ten Have Seen Rats in Toronto

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto adults, slightly more than 6-in-10 say they have seen a rat in the city (61%)