National Newswatch

Tory Still Leads Keesmaat

Oct 10 2018 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 987 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, Tory sees support from more than half of voters (56%) unchanged from September (September 25: 56%). Keesmaat sees support from almost one-third (29%) similar to where she was in September (September 25: 28%). Read […]

Wynne’s Concession Has Little Effect on Liberal Outlook

Jun 4 2018 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 861 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. One-fifth (18%) say they would support the Liberals. Few would support the Green […]

PC support remains solid in spite of allegations

Jan 26 2018 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 751 Ontario voters, more than 8 in 10 (82%) say they are aware of the sexual misconduct allegations against Patrick Brown. About one-sixth (14%) say they are not aware, while few (4%) say they do not know.

More than half agree that marijuana should be legal

Apr 28 2017 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, more than half (53%) say that they agree that marijuana should be legal in Canada. (38%) disagree, fewer than 1-in-10 report they do not know (9%). Respondents most likely to say that marijuana should be legal include those aged […]

More Now Disapprove of Trudeau Than Approve

Apr 28 2017 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals (35%) and the Conservatives (35%) are tied. The NDP is third (17%), with the Green Party (7%) and the BQ (5%) following behind. (1%) say they support another party. Liberal support is […]

Airport Privatization Opposed: Poll

Mar 25 2017 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1029 Canadian voters, (45%), a strong plurality, oppose the privatization of Canada’s airports. Just over 1-in-10 support the privatization (13%), and about a quarter (26%) are undecided. Fifteen percent do not know (15%). Opposition is characteristic of those in the highest income […]

Federal Budget Unpopular: Poll

Mar 25 2017 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll amongst 1029 Canadian voters, fewer than 2-in-10 (14%) approve of the 2017 budget. 4-in-10 (40%) disapprove of the budget, while just over a third (36%) have no opinion, with (10%) responding they do not know. Those most likely to approve of the budget […]

In Toronto, Liberals and Progressive Conservatives Tied

Feb 12 2017 — — It’s Competitive despite historically low approval rating for sitting Premier. In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support amongst decided and leaning city of Toronto voters is statistically tied between the Progressive Conservatives (35%) and the Liberals (34%). The NDP would receive (22%), Green (7%), with […]

Close to half approve of TPP

Oct 8 2015 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1447 Canadian voters, three quarters are aware the government agreed to the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership (TPP – 76%) and this is especially common to the oldest (55+ – 83%), males (81%), the wealthiest ($100K to $250K – 83%), not so much in […]

Majority support NDP-Liberal coalition if Conservative minority

Oct 8 2015 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1447 Canadian voters, close to 6-in-10 see it as appropriate for two or more parties to form a coalition in the event of a minority government (58%), and just fewer will specifically support a Liberal-NDP coalition in the event of a Conservative […]

NDP lead slips slightly

Jul 3 2015 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1221 Canadian voters, just fewer than one third will vote NDP if the federal election were held today (32%) and this represents a drop from their high of more than a third noted last week (June 23 – 36%). At the same […]

Federal Liberals with healthy lead

Feb 13 2015 — Lorne Bozinoff — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1018 Canadian voters, almost 4-in-10 will vote Liberal if the election were held today (39%) compared to just less than a third who will vote Conservative (32%). Fewer than a fifth will vote for the New Democrats (17%). These findings represent a […]

Ontario Liberals with 9 points over PCs in Ontario; NDP lags

Aug 24 2014 — — In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1229 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 would vote Liberal if an election were held today (39%), and one third would vote PC (32%), and these results are almost the same as those obtained by the two parties in the recent election (39% and 31%, […]