Press Releases & Articles


Liberals with 9 points over PCs in Ontario; NDP lags

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1229 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 would vote Liberal if an election were held today (39%), and one third would vote PC (32%), and these results are almost the same as those obtained by the two parties in the recent election (39% and 31%, respectively).

Mississauga mayor's race stalled in tie

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among a sample of 696 Mississauga voters, almost exactly equal proportions, just more than a quarter, will vote either for Steve Mahoney (27%) or Bonnie Crombie (26%) for mayor in the municipal election scheduled for October 27.

Peter Mansbridge biggest name in Canadian broadcasting

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1798 Canadian adults, the plurality cite CBC news anchor Peter Mansbridge (31%) as the "biggest name in Canadian broadcasting".

Liberal lead tightens

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1798 Canadian voters, just more than 4-in-10 will vote Liberal in the next election (41%), giving the party a nine point lead over the Conservatives (32%). This is in comparison to last month at this time when the spread was sixteen points (July 19, 2014 - Liberals - 44%, Conservatives - 28%).

Two thirds support legalization/decriminalization for marijuana

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1798 Canadian voters, two thirds (66%) express their support for either complete legalization and taxation of marijuana (35%) or decriminalization for small amounts (31%).

One third fear world war in Ukraine

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1798 Canadian voters, one third believe we are at risk of a third World War in the Ukraine (34%), and a third also believe a new Cold War exists between Canada and Russia (33%).

7-in-10 want Fennell to resign

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1178 Brampton voters, as many as 7-in-10 want Mayor Susan Fennell to resign (69%), and even more disapprove of the way she's doing her job (79%).

Wards of Toronto: Most council incumbents tested are safe

| Filed under: Toronto

In a series of random samplings of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ in selected Toronto municipal wards, most incumbents appear to be safe, with the exception of Giorgio Mammolitti in Ward 7 York West.

John Tory breaks through in Toronto campaign

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1268 Toronto voters, more will now vote for John Tory than will vote for either Olivia Chow or Rob Ford, and Chow has seen her vote share decline yet again. In addition, John Tory's favourables are significantly higher than any other candidate's.

Even split on Chief Blair's termination

| Filed under: Toronto

– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among a sample of 1268 Toronto voters, equal proportions approve of the action of the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) in not renewing Chief Bill Blair's contract (39%) or disapprove of this decision (41%).