Ontario Press Releases & Articles


Progressive Conservatives projected to win the Ontario provincial election

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, June 1st, 2022 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ on June 1st of 1032 eligible Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 40.3% say they support the Progressive Conservatives (PCs). 24.5% of voters say they support the Liberals, 23.2% support the New Democratic Party (NDP), 6.5% support the Greens, and 5.5% support another party.

Former 2018 swing ridings expected to go to PCs and Liberals

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Amongst those decided and leaning, current seat projections suggest PCs are on track to secure three new seats, all from the NDP, and maintain one current seat. The Liberals are expected to claim two seats from the Conservatives and maintain two seats. None of the eight swing ridings are expected to go to the NDP.

Progressive Conservatives hold lead in the GTA similar to the rest of Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, May 5th, 2022 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ on May 4th of 1541 eligible GTA voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 38% say they support the Progressive Conservatives (PCs), 31% say they support the Liberals, 25% support the New Democratic Party (NDP), 3% support the Greens, and 4% support another party.

Progressive Conservatives have a strong lead on first day of election campaign

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, May 5th, 2022 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ on May 4th of 2117 eligible Ontario voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 37% say they support the Progressive Conservatives (PCs), 29% support the Liberals, 26% support the New Democratic Party (NDP), 4% support the Greens, and 4% support another party.

Ontarians Likely to Get a Third Vaccine Dose and Plan to Limit Holiday Celebrations, as the Omicron Variant Spreads

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, December 14th, 2021 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1001 Ontario voters, four in five (79%) of Ontarians say they are likely to get a third booster shot. Half (51%) plan to celebrate the holidays only with their immediate household. A third (35%) say they plan to travel internationally in the next year.

COVID-19 Children's Vaccine Poll

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, October 25, 2021 - Around 7 in 10 parents intend to get their children vaccinated for COVID 19, 2 in 10 are unsure, and 1 in 10 don’t intend to at all. Parents who do not intend to have their children vaccinated for COVID 19 are most concerned about the lack of research, the vaccine still being new, and observing potential side effects on their children.

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).

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%)...

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.

Torontonians spend the highest proportion of their monthly income on rent Toronto is the second most unaffordable city in Canada

| Filed under: National, Ontario

Toronto, September 25th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 3572 Canadian voters, two-thirds (67%) of Canadians think their city is becoming unaffordable. A third (33%) think their city is still affordable.