Ontario Press Releases & Articles


PC lead shrinks in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

4-in-10 will vote PC if the provincial election were held today (40%).

Majority continue to oppose public funding for Catholic schools

| Filed under: Ontario, Social Issues

More than half disagreed that Catholic schools should continue to receive public funding (52%).

Close to half approve of Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

| Filed under: Ontario, Social Issues

Close to half approve of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP), intended for introduction in 2018, as a supplement to the Canada Pension Plan or CPP (44%).

Liberals trail PCs by 17 points

| Filed under: Ontario

Well more than 4-in-10 will vote PC if the election were held today (44%).

Majority say budget bad for Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

The majority said it was not a good budget for Ontario (56%), while fewer than one fifth thought it was good for the province (19%).

Two thirds “extremely/very” happy with life

| Filed under: Ontario

Two thirds (63%) say they are extremely (28%) or very happy (35%) with their lives, while a further one quarter say they are happy (27%).

One half agree Wynne is involved in e-mail scandal

| Filed under: Ontario

One half agree Premier Kathleen Wynne had a role in erasing the gas plant e-mails (49%).

High approval for Watson, very high approval for Bordeleau

| Filed under: Ontario

Three quarters approve of the job Jim Watson is doing as mayor (73%).

Majority approve of legal marijuana

| Filed under: Ontario, Social Issues

Close to 6-in-10 approve of legalized marijuana or cannabis (56%) and this is similar to national rates of approval noted recently (November 4, national sample - 59%).

Majority disagree with cancelling Brampton LRT

| Filed under: Ontario

The majority disagree with council’s decision to cancel the LRT along Hurontario Street (52%).