Press Releases & Articles


The Majority of Torontonians Say a Handgun Ban Will Reduce Shootings by Gangs

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, July 10th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Toronto voters, the majority (62%) say that a ban on handguns will reduce the number of shootings committed by gangs in Toronto and four-in-ten (38%) say a ban will not..

Support for Sidewalk Toronto Mixed

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Toronto, July 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Torontonians, 4-in-10 (TOP2: 38%) are confident they can describe the details of Sidewalk Toronto, the neighborhood development project undertaken by a subsidiary of Google, with one-tenth (13%) saying they could very confidently describe it.

Two-Thirds Don’t Think Toronto is Serious About Congestion

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Toronto, July 10th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Toronto voters, two-thirds (BTM2: 62%) say the City of Toronto isn’t serious about trying to reduce traffic congestion in the city, with 4 in 10 (38%) saying they aren’t taking it seriously at all.

Majority of Canadians Do Not Think Jobs in Canada’s Auto Sector Are Secure

| Filed under: National

Toronto, July 5th, 2019 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1812 randomly selected Canadians 18 years or older, the majority (BTM2: 59%) say jobs in Canada’s auto sector are not secure, with a quarter (27%) saying auto sector jobs are not secure at all.

The Plurality See No Change in Quality of Representation at City Hall

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, July 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Toronto voters, four-in-ten (42%) say the quality of representation at City Hall did not change since the size of council was altered.

Liberals Hold Commanding Lead in Fortress Toronto

| Filed under: National, Toronto

Toronto, July 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, almost half (46%) say they will support the Liberals in the next Federal election.

Half of Canadians Support Trans Mountain Expansion

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1812 Canadians 18 years of age or older, over half (TOP2: 54%) support the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, with a third (35%) saying they support it strongly.

Majority unsatisfied with the government’s response to climate change

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Toronto, July 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1812 Canadians, most respondents (TOP2: 82%) think that fighting climate change is important, while two-thirds (65%) say fighting climate change is very important. Another sixth (BTM2: 16%) think fighting climate change is not important, with one in ten (10%) saying it is not important at all. A few (1%) don’t know.

Majority Agree Climate Change is a Serious Problem

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Toronto, July 4th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1812 Canadian voters, two-thirds (TOP2: 65%) say they agree that climate change is a serious problem for Canada, with a third (36%) saying they agree strongly.

Environment Emerging As Key Issue As Election Nears

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Toronto, July 4th —In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1812 Canadians 18 years of age or older, the environment has become a leading issue in the upcoming Federal election, with one-quarter (26%) saying it is the most important issue to them in the coming campaign.