Press Releases & Articles


Canadians Still Strongly Disapprove of Donald Trump

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, 2-in-3 disapprove of Donald Trump (67%), the same proportion (66%) as recorded on January 22nd. The number of Canadians that approve of Donald Trump (22%) is down one percent since January 22nd, with the same 11% not sure whether they approve or disapprove.

Majority Think Federal Motion M103 Needs Work

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Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (40%) think the motion put forward by a Federal Liberal MP should remove the focus on one specific religion from it, (31%) respond that all religions should be mentioned in the motion, and only (14%) say that the motion should be left as is. (15%) say they do not know.

Plurality Think it’s OK for Ministers to Attend Fundraisers

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Toronto, March 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (41%) do not believe it’s unethical for the Prime Minister or his Ministers to appear as special guests at a fundraiser for their political party. (36%) believe it’s unethical, while (24%) do not know.

Plurality Think Current System of Voting A-OK

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Toronto, March 8th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (45%) support the Federal Government’s decision to keep Canadian voting procedures the same. (38%) do not support the move, while (17%) do not know.

Liberals Losing Ground to Leaderless Conservatives

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Toronto, March 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1,340 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and the Conservatives amongst decided and leaning voters has shrunk to just four points.

More than Two-Thirds Oppose Government Loans to Private Companies

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Toronto, March 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (68%) oppose the Federal Government offering interest free loans to private, for-profit corporations. Only (14%) approve of this practice, while (18%) don’t know.

Asylum Seekers Should Enter the Country Legally: Plurality

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Toronto, March 6th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (44%) respond that asylum seekers who enter the country illegally should not be allowed to seek asylum in Canada. (36%) say they should be allowed, and (20%) do not know.

BC Voters Strongly in Favour of Campaign Finance Reform

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Toronto, March 3rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,061 British Columbia voters, the majority are strongly supportive of sweeping changes to political campaign finance rules: three quarters are in favour of disallowing corporate donations to political parties (73%), almost seven-in-ten believe unions should be disallowed to donate to political parties (68%), and (71%) believe there should be a limit on the amount private individuals should be allowed to donate to political parties.

A Quarter of Voters Say Environment Will Decide Their Vote

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Toronto, March 3rd– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,061 British Columbia voters, the plurality (24%) say that the environment/climate change will determine their vote in the upcoming provincial election. Taxes (16%) and housing costs (15%) will also significantly motivate the ballot choice of British Columbia voters.

Two-thirds Think the Government Should Do More to Counter Opioid Addiction

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Toronto, March 3rd– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,061 British Columbia voters, the majority (63%) say that the government should do more to counter addiction to opioids the province of which (51%) say it should do more, and (12%) say the government should do a lot more. Just over a quarter (27%) believe the government has done enough to combat opioid addiction, while (11%) say they don’t know.