National Press Releases & Articles


Liberals With 24 Point Lead Today

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, the Liberals would attract almost twice as many votes as the Conservatives if an election were held today

In Canada, 8-In-10 Drink, Half Gamble, One Fifth Smoke Pot

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 2271 Canadians adults, 8-in-10 have drunk alcohol in the past year (81%), more than half have engaged in gaming or gambling (58%) and one fifth have smoked pot or used cannabis (20%)

Canadians Favour Advance Consent in Assisted Dying

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 2271 Canadian voters, the wide majority continue to favour the Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of assisted dying in the Carter case (72%) and this support has not changed materially since we polled it last (April, 2016 - 74%).

Liberals With Half the Vote

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 2271 Canadian voters, one half would vote Liberal if an election were held today (49%), while one third would vote Conservative (32%) and as few as one tenth will vote for the NDP (10%).

Costco Still Tops In Department Store Customer Satisfaction

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 780 adult Canadians, Costco is seen to have the highest customer satisfaction among Canada’s leading department stores, and is clearly ahead of any other Canadian store chain.

More Than a Third Disapprove of Sex Ed Curriculum

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1172 Ontario voters, one half approve of the province’s new sex education curriculum (48%), while just more than a third disapprove (36%).

Progressive Conservatives with 10 Point Lead

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1172 Ontario voters, 4-in-10 will vote PC if the election were held today (40%), while 3-in-10 support the Liberals (30)%).

Canadians Much More Positive About Country Than Last Year

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Fully one half now say the country is moving in “the right direction” (48%), compared to just one quarter who took that position last summer (August 2015 - 26%), and one third in January of that year (January, 2015 - 32%).

Kevin O’Leary Still Preferred by Conservatives for Leader

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Those who will vote Conservative if an election were held today are most likely to select reality TV star Kevin O’Leary as the best choice for party leader (27%), followed closely by former serial cabinet minister Peter MacKay (23%). Somewhat fewer opt for current interim leader Rona Ambrose (16%).

Federal Liberals With Over Half the Vote

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Over half would vote Liberal if an election were held today (52%), while just less than 3-in-10 will vote Conservative (29%). The NDP have just one tenth of the vote (11%), while few will vote Green (3%), Bloc Quebecois (4%) or any other party (1%).