Press Releases & Articles


Support For Assisted Suicide Increases

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1433 Canadians 18 years of age and older, fully three quarters favour physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill (74%), and this represents an increase since we asked this question last year (Oct. 2013 - 65%).

Liberals to form government in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1054 Ontario voters on the night before the provincial election, more than 4-in-10 voters will support the Liberals (41%), compared to just more than a third who will support the PCs (35%).

Liberal lead widens in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 739 likely Ontario voters three nights before election eve, more than 4-in-10 will vote Liberal (42%), compared to just more than a third who will vote PC (35%).

More favour Tory's smart track express than DRL

| Filed under: Toronto

TORONTO June 6th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 944 Toronto voters, more than half favour the Smart Track Express transit concept proposed by mayoral candidate John Tory (52%), while just 3-in-10 disapprove of the idea (29%).

Rob Ford approval continues to drop

| Filed under: Toronto

TORONTO June 6th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 944 Toronto voters, approval of Mayor Rob Ford has achieved a new historic low, and he is no longer a contender in any of the tested mayoral match-ups.

18 ON swing ridings polled

| Filed under: Ontario

TORONTO JUNE 7th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ of 18 individual ridings in Ontario, the Liberals are winning in 12, NDP in 4, and Conservatives in 2.

Liberal and PCs still in tight race in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1022 Ontario voters, relatively equal proportions, just less than four tenths each, will vote Liberal (39%) or PC (37%) in the upcoming election June 12th.

Liberal/NDP cooperation favoured if PCs win minority

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 733 Ontario voters, one half say the NDP should support the Liberals if the PCs are elected to a minority in the coming election (49%), where just one third say the NDP should support the PCs in a minority government (33%).

Random sample poll finds debate boosts PCs, Liberals equally

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion among Ontario voters who had watched or listened to the leaders' debate on the evening of June 3, the PCs and the Liberals see their vote share increase slightly from before to after the debate, while the NDP see no advantage.

Canadians split on support for Israel, Palestine

| Filed under: National

There is an even split of opinion on whether respondents lean towards the Israeli side (17%) or the Palestinian side (16%) in the current mid-east controversy.