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Two-Thirds Support Move To Fixed Elections in Nova Scotia

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Toronto, May 8th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1042 Nova Scotia voters, two-thirds (65%) say the new government of Nova Scotia should develop fixed election dates for future campaigns. Just over 2-in-10 (21%) say no...

Liberals Expected to Win, NDP Just Behind

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Toronto, May 2nd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1067 British Columbia voters, the Liberals (37%) and the NDP (36%) are virtually tied for who BC Voters expect to win on May 9th, with the Liberals having a slight edge over their opposition.

7-in-10 Say Housing Costs Will Have At Least Some Influence on Their Vote

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Toronto, May 4th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1067 British Columbia voters, 7-in-10 (70%) say that the issue of housing costs will have at least some influence on their vote.

Almost Two-Thirds Think Large Donations Get Better Results From Government

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Toronto, - May 3rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1067 British Columbia voters, more than 6-in-10 (62%) believe that large donations from corporations, unions, or individuals gain those donors more favourable results from government decisions than non-donors.

NDP Leads Going Into the Final Week, but the Gap is Narrowing

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Toronto, May 1st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1067 British Columbia voters, amongst those and decided and leaning, the NDP (37%) has an eight point lead over the governing Liberals (29%).

Canada Should Protect Great Lakes if US Won’t

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Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, a solid majority (57%) believe that if the United States cuts funding to the protection of the great lakes, that Canada has a responsibility to increase great lakes funding in response. Only (23%) say no, Canada does not have a responsibility to increase funding, with (20%) saying they don’t know.

7-in-10 Approve of Minimum Standards for Airline Compensation

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Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, (70%) approve of the Federal Government’s decision to introduce an airline passenger bill of rights that would contain minimum standards of compensation for issues such as “bumping” passengers from oversold flights or lost luggage, for example. Only (13%) disapprove of minimum standards, with (16%) reporting that they do not know.

More than half agree that marijuana should be legal

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Toronto, April 26th – 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%).

More Now Disapprove of Trudeau Than Approve

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Toronto, April 26th – 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.

More Than 6-in-10 Approve of PM Question Period

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Toronto, April 26th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1479 Canadian voters, (61%) would support the introduction of a special Question Period in the House of Commons dedicated to asking only the prime minister questions. (17%) would oppose such a Question Period, with (22%) saying they don’t know.