Press Releases & Articles


New Brunswick Headed Toward PC Majority

| Filed under: New Brunswick

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 824 New Brunswick voters, among those decided and leaning 4-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative (39%), compared to just over a quarter who will vote Liberal (28%). The Greens command about a fifth of the vote (19%).

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).

One in 10 say They Can Maintain Current Standard of Living for Less than One Month

| Filed under: National

Toronto, April 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1335 Canadian voters, one in 10 (11%) says that if nothing about their financial situation changed, they would be able to maintain their current standard of living for less than one month.

Canadians Doing More, and Spending More, Online

| Filed under: National

Toronto, April 17th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1335 Canadian voters, one-sixth (15%) of Canadians say they've added a streaming service, such as Netflix, Disney+, or Crave, since the COVID-19 pandemic started, while about eight in 10 (82%) say they haven't.

More Canadians Concerned About COVID-19

| Filed under: National

Toronto, April 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1335 Canadian voters, more than eight in 10 (TOP2: 85%) say they're concerned about COVID-19, with half (52%) saying they're very concerned.

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%)...

Almost Two-Thirds of Canadians Concerned about COVID-19

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 6th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1112 Canadian voters, about two-thirds (BTM2: 62%) say they are concerned about COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, with a quarter (25%) saying they are very concerned.

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.

The Forum Poll Accurately Forecasts Liberal Minority

| Filed under: National

TORONTO, October 21st, 2019 – The 43rd Federal election concluded just as Forum predicted: with a Liberal minority parliament.

Minority Parliament

| Filed under: National