National Press Releases & Articles


Montrealers Spend Lowest Proportion of Income on Rent

| Filed under: National, Quebec

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.

Winnpeggers Amongst the Least Likely to Say the City is Unaffordable

| Filed under: National, Manitoba

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.

Federal Conservatives and Liberals Tied

| Filed under: National

Toronto, September 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 2449 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, a third (33%) say they would support the Conservatives if the election were held today, while a similar proportion (33%) say they support the Liberals.

On Day 1, Conservatives Have Slight Lead On Liberals

| Filed under: National

Toronto, September 11th, – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1001 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, a third (36.3%) say they would support the Conservatives, while a similar proportion (32.4%) say they would support the Liberals.

Majority of Canadians Have Positive Opinions of Socialism, But Americans Hold a Different Opinion

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 16th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1733 Canadian voters, when asked about their opinions on capitalism, and socialism, the majority (TOP2: 58%) say they have a positive opinion of socialism, with nearly a fifth (18%) saying they have a very positive opinion.

Most Canadians Not Impacted by Political Ads

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 12th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1733 Canadian voters, two-thirds (63%) have seen a political advertisement in the past month while 4-in-10 (37%) have not.

Canadians Divided on Federal Election Winner

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 8th, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1733 Canadian voters, (38%) say that they think the Conservatives will win the Federal election (*note this is not voter intention, but expectation of the election winner), while a similar proportion (36%) say it will be the Liberals.

Forum’s War Room Dashboard Gets Major Update and Breaks the Black Box

| Filed under: National

Forum’s Federal Election Dashboard gets a new name, the War Room, and adds major functionality including a riding “swingometer,” showing which specific ridings are in play, and which parties are projecting to steal seats…and from whom!

Majority of Canadians do not Approve of Québec Religious Symbols Law

| Filed under: National, Quebec

Toronto, July 31st, 2019 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1733 Canadian voters, the majority (BTM2: 59%) disapprove of Québec’s government introducing a law that prevents provincial employees from wearing religious symbols, with 4 in 10 (41%) saying they strongly disapprove.

Environment Still A Top Issue

| Filed under: National

Toronto, August 2nd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1733 Canadian voters, half (TOP2: 48%) think Canada is doing better, with a sixth (15%) saying Canada is doing much better. While the other half (BTM2: 52%) think Canada is doing worse, with a third (29%) saying Canada is doing much worse.