Toronto Press Releases & Articles


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%)

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%)