Press Releases & Articles


7-in-10 want Fennell to resign

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1178 Brampton voters, as many as 7-in-10 want Mayor Susan Fennell to resign (69%), and even more disapprove of the way she's doing her job (79%).

Wards of Toronto: Most council incumbents tested are safe

| Filed under: Toronto

In a series of random samplings of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ in selected Toronto municipal wards, most incumbents appear to be safe, with the exception of Giorgio Mammolitti in Ward 7 York West.

John Tory breaks through in Toronto campaign

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1268 Toronto voters, more will now vote for John Tory than will vote for either Olivia Chow or Rob Ford, and Chow has seen her vote share decline yet again. In addition, John Tory's favourables are significantly higher than any other candidate's.

Even split on Chief Blair's termination

| Filed under: Toronto

– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among a sample of 1268 Toronto voters, equal proportions approve of the action of the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) in not renewing Chief Bill Blair's contract (39%) or disapprove of this decision (41%).

Mahoney and Crombie Still Tied in Race to Replace Hazel

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 946 Mississauga voters, relatively equal proportions will vote for Steve Mahoney (31%) or Bonnie Crombie (29%) in October's mayoral election.

Even split in opinion on refugee health care

| Filed under: National

TORONTO JULY 19th, 2014 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadian voters, there is an even split in opinion between those who believe refugee claimants should receive the same health care as Canadians (44%) and those who do not agree (42%).

Just one eighth admit to viewing pornography

| Filed under: Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadians 18 years of age and older, one eighth admit to having purchased or viewed pornography in the past year (16%), while a further one quarter preferred not to answer (26%), which may stand as a proxy for admission of use.

Liberals open up wide lead on Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadian voters, the Liberals have opened up a convincing 16 point lead on the Conservatives (44% to 28%), while the NDP has ticked downwards to less than a fifth (18%).

Vast Majority Accept Climate Change

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1624 Canadians 18 years of age and older, the vast majority (81%) believe the climate is changing, while just more than one tenth deny this (13%). Very few have no opinion (6%).

Chow's Vote Share Down; Tory, Ford Stable

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1063 Toronto voters, roughly equal proportions will vote for each of the three leading candidates in the full five-way Toronto mayoral race, whereas Olivia Chow prevails when only the main contenders run.