Press Releases & Articles


One half disapprove of ban on electronic dance music at The EX

| Filed under: Toronto, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 923 Toronto voters, one half disapprove of city council's ban on all-ages electronic dance music events at The Ex (50%).

Rob Ford's approval at new low

| Filed under: Toronto

Olivia Chow and John Tory lead in the polls, Rob Ford falls back and Norm Kelly and Doug Ford fail to impress. At the same time, in his absence from city hall, Rob Ford's approval rating is down sharply to a historic low.

Liberals widen lead in Ontario campaign

| Filed under: Ontario

A public opinion poll in Ontario shows that the Liberals are leading in the votes, with Kathleen Wynne seen as the best possible Premier in the upcoming election.

Costco is still tops in customer satisfaction

| Filed under: Business

Costco had the highest score for customer satisfaction by far, with two thirds (63%) "very satisfied". The nearest competitor on this overall satisfaction measure among Canadian retailers, department stores and Big Box stores, is Walmart (37% very satisfied).

Liberals lead in 2 by-elections, Conservatives in a 3rd

| Filed under: National

In a national public opinion poll, research shows that Liberals will hold the seats in the by-elections for Trinity-Spadina and Scarborough-Agincourt ridings, while Conservatives will win the Macleod riding.

Liberals, Conservatives tied in Burlington North-Oakville

| Filed under: National

In the new federal riding, Burlington North-Oakville, Liberals and Conservatives are neck and neck, the NDPs not a factor.

Liberals lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Close to 4-in-10 will vote for the Liberals (38%) in the upcoming provincial election, compared to just more than a third who will vote PC (35%).

Happiest bank customers in Canada don't know how good they have it

| Filed under: Business

One fifth claimed TD Canada Trust as their primary bank (19%), along with just fewer who claim RBC is their main bank (17%). Following these two are CIBC and Caisse Populaire Désjardians (13% each) and Scotiabank (11%).

Hung legislature seen in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

4-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative if the election were held today (39%) compared to just more than a third who would vote Liberal (34%).

PCs start Ontario campaign with lead

| Filed under: Ontario

A public opinion poll has the PC party slightly ahead of the Liberal, but approval of Hudak below the Liberal and NDP leaders. A liberal minority is a possible projection based on the data.