Press Releases & Articles

Liberals widen lead in Ontario campaign

| Filed under: Ontario

A public opinion poll in Ontario shows that the Liberals are leading in the votes, with Kathleen Wynne seen as the best possible Premier in the upcoming election.

Costco is still tops in customer satisfaction

| Filed under: Business

Costco had the highest score for customer satisfaction by far, with two thirds (63%) "very satisfied". The nearest competitor on this overall satisfaction measure among Canadian retailers, department stores and Big Box stores, is Walmart (37% very satisfied).

Liberals lead in 2 by-elections, Conservatives in a 3rd

| Filed under: National

In a national public opinion poll, research shows that Liberals will hold the seats in the by-elections for Trinity-Spadina and Scarborough-Agincourt ridings, while Conservatives will win the Macleod riding.

Liberals, Conservatives tied in Burlington North-Oakville

| Filed under: National

In the new federal riding, Burlington North-Oakville, Liberals and Conservatives are neck and neck, the NDPs not a factor.

Liberals lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

Close to 4-in-10 will vote for the Liberals (38%) in the upcoming provincial election, compared to just more than a third who will vote PC (35%).

Happiest bank customers in Canada don't know how good they have it

| Filed under: Business

One fifth claimed TD Canada Trust as their primary bank (19%), along with just fewer who claim RBC is their main bank (17%). Following these two are CIBC and Caisse Populaire Désjardians (13% each) and Scotiabank (11%).

Hung legislature seen in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

4-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative if the election were held today (39%) compared to just more than a third who would vote Liberal (34%).

PCs start Ontario campaign with lead

| Filed under: Ontario

A public opinion poll has the PC party slightly ahead of the Liberal, but approval of Hudak below the Liberal and NDP leaders. A liberal minority is a possible projection based on the data.

ON issues: gas tax, pension plan, high earner tax, day care workers/PCWs

| Filed under: Social Issues

Premier Wynne's signature provincial pension plan wins more praise than scorn and her plan for taxing high earners is well-liked too. Ontarians don't seem as eager to engage in a sell-off though, neither real estate nor our GM shares.

Mayor Ford's approval takes a hit

| Filed under: Toronto

In a recent public opinion poll, the trend shows Mayor Ford's approval in a steady decline. John Tory will benefit as Ford Nation supporters waver.