National Press Releases & Articles


Majority favour coalition if minority government elected

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The majority, close to 6-in-10, agrees a coalition is appropriate if no party wins a majority of votes (57%).

Forum Poll accurately predicts Alberta election

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Forum’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) polling methodology again proves to be a precise tool for measuring public opinion, accurately predicting that the NDP would form a majority government.

Belief in climate change eroding

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Close to 8-in-10 believe the earth’s climate is changing (78%), while just one sixth do not (15%).

4-in-10 favour abolishing monarchy

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Just fewer than 4-in-10 favour abolishing the monarchy in Canada upon the death of the Queen (39%).

Almost half have seen ads for economic action plan

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Just fewer than half recall seeing or hearing advertisements for the government’s Economic Action Plan (45%), while the majority do not recall these ads (55%).

Plurality approves of Omar Khadr’s release

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The plurality, close to half, approve of the court’s decision to free Omar Khadr (45%), while one third disapprove of this decision (33%).

Dead heat!

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Almost exactly equal proportions, 3-in-10, will vote Conservative (31%), Liberal (31%) or NDP (30%) if the federal election were held today.

Bill Blair leads in Scarborough Southwest

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Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair leads the NDP incumbent, Dan Harris, by 8 points (42% to 34%).

NDP headed for crushing Alberta victory

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Alberta voters the night before the provincial election, close to one half will vote NDP (45%), while fewer than a quarter will vote for either the Progressive Conservatives or the Wildrose Party (23% each).

Alberta NDP headed for historic majority

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More than 4-in-10 will vote for the NDP (42%) compared to fewer than a quarter who will vote Wildrose (24%) and fewer yet who will vote for the incumbent Progressive Conservatives (21%).