Press Releases & Articles


One Half Approve of Rail Deck Park

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, one half approve of the idea of the 21 acre Rail Deck Park downtown, despite being told it may cost $1 billion to build (51%), while just fewer than 4-in-10 disapprove of the idea (38%).

Tory Doubles Up Doug Ford in Head-to-Head Electoral Contest

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more than half would vote to re-elect John Tory as mayor if an election were held today (53%) while just half as many as this would vote for Doug Ford, if he ran (24%).

Canadians Bullish on Majority Governments

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, fully two thirds prefer a majority government as an electoral outcome (66%) to just one fifth who prefer a minority government (19%)

Liberals Widen Gap Over Conservatives

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, more than half will vote Liberal if the election were held today (51%)

Most Disapprove of 47 Councillors, Most Approve of Cancelling Grey Police Cars

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 778 Toronto voters, more, 4-in-10, disapprove of city council’s vote to expand the chamber from 44 wards and councillors to 47 (40%) than the third who approve of this move (33%).

Majority Approve of CETA, Two Thirds Approve of NAFTA

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, one half expressed approval for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) recently signed between Canada and the EU (51%)

Majority Approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart Application for Marijuana License

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, 6-in-10 approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart applying to become a licensed marijuana producer for the purpose of retailing medicinal marijuana (61%)

Majority Strongly Dissatisfied With US Election

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters the night after the US election, the majority are “not at all satisfied” with the outcome (53%), and, in total, 7-in-10 are dissatisfied with the result (70%)

Majority Who Are Aware of Colour Change Prefer White Police Cars

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 757 Toronto voters, 6-in-10 are aware the Toronto Police Service is changing the colour of its police cars from white to dark grey (59%)

Majority Disapprove of Catholic Hospitals’ Stance on Assisted Dying

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1124 Ontario voters, the majority disapprove of the practice of publicly funded Catholic Hospitals who refuse to allow patients to seek a referral for assisted dying (57%)