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More Than Four In Ten Have Seen or Heard Something About PC Nomination Process

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, August 25th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 981 Ontario voters, more than four in ten (TOP2: 43%) say they are at least somewhat aware of news related to the PCs candidate nomination process. More than half, however, (BTM2: 52%) say they are at not very aware or not at all aware of the PC candidate nomination process.

Almost Half Disapprove of Reducing Blood Alcohol Limit

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half (BTM2: 49%) disapprove of the proposal to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05, with more than a third (36%) saying they strongly disapprove. Just under four in ten (TOP2: 38%) approve of the proposal, with a quarter (25%) saying they strongly approve.

Canada Divided on the Monarchy

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half of Canadians (43%) are opposed to abolishing the monarchy after the death of Queen Elizabeth, while (41%) are in favour, a statistical tie. Just over one in ten (16%) said they do not know.

More Than a Third Think Interest Rate Increase to Have Negative Impact on Their Personal Finances

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (BTM2: 34%) say the increase in the Bank of Canada’s prime interest rate will have a negative impact on their finances with (22%) saying it will have at least a somewhat negative effect, and (12%) saying it will have an extremely negative effect.

Almost a Third Strongly Disapprove of Warrantless Device Searches at the Border

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (30%) strongly disapprove of Canadian border officers searching devices such as laptops and cell phones at the border without a warrant, while almost half (BTM2: 46%) disapprove, overall.

Quebecers Most Likely to Vacation In Europe or Québec

| Filed under: Uncategorized

Toronto, July 10th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 801 Québec voters, more than a quarter (27%) say that Québec would be their first choice of vacation spot, statistically tied with Europe (25%) for likeliest destination.

Forum Most Accurate Firm in Predicting Elections

| Filed under: National

TORONTO, July 2nd, 2017 – Among all polling firms attempting to predict vote outcome, The Forum Poll proved to be the most accurate in the 2015 Federal Election and in six of the last fourteen provincial elections.

Majority Support Rules For Airbnb in Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto, Social Issues

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, the majority (59%) support the regulation of Airbnb in Toronto, which is up 12 points since March (March 16: 47%). A quarter (24%) say Airbnb should not be regulated...

PCs Take the Lead in Toronto Once Again

| Filed under: Ontario, Toronto

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, just under 4 in 10 (38%) say they would support the Progressive Conservatives, while a third (32%) say they would support the Liberals.

Head to Head: Tory Almost Doubles Ford

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, June 27th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, in a head’s up race between only John Tory and Doug Ford, Tory almost doubles his as-yet undeclared competitor with support of two-thirds (66%) of voters, while Doug Ford secures only a third (34%).