Press Releases & Articles


ON issues: gas tax, pension plan, high earner tax, day care workers/PCWs

| Filed under: Social Issues

Premier Wynne's signature provincial pension plan wins more praise than scorn and her plan for taxing high earners is well-liked too. Ontarians don't seem as eager to engage in a sell-off though, neither real estate nor our GM shares.

Mayor Ford's approval takes a hit

| Filed under: Toronto

In a recent public opinion poll, the trend shows Mayor Ford's approval in a steady decline. John Tory will benefit as Ford Nation supporters waver.

Liberals maintain substantial lead over Conservatives

| Filed under: National

4-in-10 would vote Liberal if the election were held today (39%), while 3-in-10 would vote Conservative (30%), and these findings have not changed since last month (March 29 - Liberals 39%, Conservatives - 29%).

Jeffrey leads convincingly in Brampton mayoral race

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 822 voters in the city of Brampton, 7-in-10 voters disapprove of the job Susan Fennell is doing as mayor (71%), and this is stable since the last time polled this question (March 30 - 72%).

Adam Vaughan clear leader in Trinity-Spadina

| Filed under: National, Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 517 voters in the federal riding of Trinity-Spadina in downtown Toronto, where a by-election will be held to replace departed MP Olivia Chow, Liberal hopeful Adam Vaughan has a convincing lead over the nominated NDP candidate, Joe Cressy, but Liberal prospects Christine Tabbert and Ryan Davey do not do as well.

TD Canada Trust tops in customer satisfaction and corporate image among Canadian banks

| Filed under: National, Business

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1596 Canadians 18 years of age and older, TD Canada Trust scores significantly higher than any other Canadian bank, for both customer satisfaction and corporate image.

Chow is still on top in mayoral sweeps

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 Toronto voters, one third would vote Olivia Chow for mayor if the municipal election were held today (34%), while a quarter or just more would vote either Rob Ford (27%) or John Tory (24%).

One half want more food trucks

| Filed under: Toronto, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 882 randomly selected Torontonians 18 years of age and older, one half say there aren't enough food trucks in Toronto (50%), while just one tenth think there are too many (8%) and one quarter thing the number is about right (25%).

Downtown relief line seen as highest transit priority

| Filed under: Toronto

One half agree the highest transit priority for the city is the Downtown Relief Line (DRL - 48%). Just one quarter see the Scarborough subway as the higher priority (27%), while one fifth favour another project (18%) and few have no opinion (7%).

Mahoney, Crombie in tie for Mississauga Mayor

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 612 Mississauga voters, equal proportions say they will vote former MP and MPP Steve Mahoney (27%) or Councillor Bonnie Crombie (25%) for mayor if the Mississauga municipal election were held today.