Toronto Press Releases & Articles


Mayor Tory’s Approvals Take a Dive

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, approval for the way Mayor John Tory is doing his job is characteristic of two thirds (67%)

One Half Approve of Scarborough Subway Decision

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, one half approve of city council’s final decision to build the Scarborough subway over the Scarborough LRT (49%)

Half Agree City Should Continue to Maintain ‘Toronto’ Sign

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, one half agree the city should continue to maintain the illuminated Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square for another two years at a cost of about $500,000 (49%)

Strong Approval For Lifting Ban On Street Hockey

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the wide majority, more than two thirds, approve of city council lifting the long-standing and controversial ban on street hockey (69%)

Majority Agree With “No Texting While Walking” Rule

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the majority agreed with city council’s desire to make texting illegal while crossing the street (56%)In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the majority agreed with city council’s desire to make texting illegal while crossing the street (56%)

Strong Approval For Yonge Street Renewal

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 868 Toronto voters, the clear majority, about two thirds, approve of the plan to renew Yonge Street from Queen Street north to Davenport Road (64%)

LRT Preferred to Subway in Scarborough

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 667 Toronto voters, the plurality, more than 4-in-10, say a seven stop LRT funded by the province at about $1.5 billion is best for Scarborough (42%) as opposed to fewer than 3-in-10 who prefer the planned Scarborough subway, with one stop, costing more than $3 billion (28%).

Even Split on Whether to Bid on Expo 2025

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, almost exactly equal proportions support (42%) or oppose (43%) the idea of Toronto making a bid to host Expo 2025. One in six have no opinion (16%).

Majority Agree Cyclists Should Be Licensed

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, the majority agree that bicyclists should be licensed (56%).

Mayor’s Approval High

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, three quarters approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (74%).