Ontario Press Releases & Articles


COVID-19 Children's Vaccine Poll

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, October 25, 2021 - Around 7 in 10 parents intend to get their children vaccinated for COVID 19, 2 in 10 are unsure, and 1 in 10 don’t intend to at all. Parents who do not intend to have their children vaccinated for COVID 19 are most concerned about the lack of research, the vaccine still being new, and observing potential side effects on their children.

COVID-19 Symptom Study Wave 2

| Filed under: Ontario

In the second wave of interviewing for a new poll conducted jointly by Forum Research and Mainstreet Research among 4260 randomly selected Ontario households on April 19, about one in seven reported at least one of seven listed symptoms of COVID-19 (15%). This represents a decline from last week (April 11/12 - 19%). The symptoms listed were a new fever (2% this week, 3% last week), cough (4% this week and last), headaches (7%, down from 10%), sore throat (5% now and then), diarrhea (4% now, 5% last week), loss of taste or smell (2% both weeks), or shortness of breath (2% this week, 3% last week).

COVID-19 Symptom Study

| Filed under: National, Ontario

In a new poll conducted jointly by Forum Research and Mainstreet Research among 5045 randomly selected Ontario households on April 11 and 12, one-fifth reported at least one of seven listed symptoms of COVID-19 (19%)...

Contact North | Contact Nord supporting Indigenous online students’ educational goals and beyond

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, October 24th, 2019 – A mixed-method study was conducted on behalf of Contact North | Contact Nord; an organization helping underserved Ontarians in small, rural, remote, Indigenous and Francophone communities access training and education without having to leave their community.

Torontonians spend the highest proportion of their monthly income on rent Toronto is the second most unaffordable city in Canada

| Filed under: National, Ontario

Toronto, September 25th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 3572 Canadian voters, two-thirds (67%) of Canadians think their city is becoming unaffordable. A third (33%) think their city is still affordable.

Mississauga is the most expensive city in Canada to rent in

| Filed under: National, Ontario

Toronto, September 23rd, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 3572 Canadian voters, two-thirds (67%) of Canadians think their city is becoming unaffordable. A third (33%) think their city is still affordable.

Raptors Playoff Run Bringing in New Fans…

| Filed under: National, Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, June 10th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1633 Canadians 18 or older, 4 in 10 (38%) say, yes, they have watched the Raptors on television during the 2019 playoffs, while just under two-thirds (62%) say they have not.

The Forum Poll Predicts Ontario Election

| Filed under: Ontario

TORONTO, June 8th, 2018 – Among all polling firms predicting the outcome of the 2018 Ontario provincial election, no firm offered a more accurate seat projection than Forum, whose average seat deviation of .8 represents an average of fewer than one seat.

Call Him Premier Ford

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, June 6th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 2178 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 4 in 10 (39%) say they will support the PCs, with a third (34%) saying they will support the NDP, and one-fifth (21%) saying they will support the Liberals.

Wynne's Concession Has Little Effect on Liberal Outlook

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, June 2nd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 2349 Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 4 in 10 (38%) say they would support the PCs, while a similar proportion (37%) say they would support the NDP.