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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.

Liberals maintain substantial lead over Conservatives

| Filed under: National

4-in-10 would vote Liberal if the election were held today (39%), while 3-in-10 would vote Conservative (30%), and these findings have not changed since last month (March 29 - Liberals 39%, Conservatives - 29%).

Jeffrey leads convincingly in Brampton mayoral race

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 822 voters in the city of Brampton, 7-in-10 voters disapprove of the job Susan Fennell is doing as mayor (71%), and this is stable since the last time polled this question (March 30 - 72%).