National Press Releases & Articles


Trump's Approval Virtually Unchanged

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Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1029 Canadian voters, Donald Trump's approval rests at only (22%), the same as last month (Feb 26th: 22%). His disapproval (65%), while effectively the same as last month (Feb 26th: 66%), is one point lower. Those who respond that they do not know stand at (12%), one point higher than last month (Feb 26th: 11%).

Federal Budget Unpopular

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Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, fewer than 2-in-10 (14%) approve of the 2017 budget. 4-in-10 (40%) disapprove of the budget, while just over a third (36%) have no opinion, with (10%) responding they do not know.

Airport Privatization Opposed

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Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, (45%), a strong plurality, oppose the privatization of Canada’s airports. Just over 1-in-10 support the privatization (13%), and about a quarter (26%) are undecided. Fifteen percent do not know (15%).

Conservatives Inch Ahead

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Toronto, March 24th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, the Conservatives have closed the gap, and are now just ahead of the Liberals by two points. Amongst decided and leaning voters, Liberal support has decreased by three points, from 39% on February 26th to 36% now. Conservative are up three points, from 35% on February 26th to 38% now. It is worth noting that September 2015 was the last time we recorded a Conservative lead over the Liberals (September 29, 2015: 34%, and 27% respectively).

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.

Canadians Still Strongly Disapprove of Donald Trump

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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.

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.