National Press Releases & Articles


Almost Half Disapprove of Reducing Blood Alcohol Limit

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half (BTM2: 49%) disapprove of the proposal to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05, with more than a third (36%) saying they strongly disapprove. Just under four in ten (TOP2: 38%) approve of the proposal, with a quarter (25%) saying they strongly approve.

Canada Divided on the Monarchy

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Toronto, August 23rd – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost half of Canadians (43%) are opposed to abolishing the monarchy after the death of Queen Elizabeth, while (41%) are in favour, a statistical tie. Just over one in ten (16%) said they do not know.

More Than a Third Think Interest Rate Increase to Have Negative Impact on Their Personal Finances

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Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (BTM2: 34%) say the increase in the Bank of Canada’s prime interest rate will have a negative impact on their finances with (22%) saying it will have at least a somewhat negative effect, and (12%) saying it will have an extremely negative effect.

Almost a Third Strongly Disapprove of Warrantless Device Searches at the Border

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Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (30%) strongly disapprove of Canadian border officers searching devices such as laptops and cell phones at the border without a warrant, while almost half (BTM2: 46%) disapprove, overall.

Forum Most Accurate Firm in Predicting Elections

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TORONTO, July 2nd, 2017 – Among all polling firms attempting to predict vote outcome, The Forum Poll proved to be the most accurate in the 2015 Federal Election and in six of the last fourteen provincial elections.

Convincingly Canadian Canada 150 Poll

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Toronto, June 30th – In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Forum Research, using its well-known Forum Poll, conducted a survey amongst 1620 Canadian voters; respondents were asked about their thoughts on the most Canadian food and animal, as well as questions testing their knowledge of Canada’s government and territory, amongst many others.

Phoenix Pay System Problems Affect Opinion of Trudeau Government

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, more than half are at least somewhat familiar (55%) with the Federal Government’s Phoenix Pay System...

No Post-Leadership Bump For Federal Conservatives

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals have extended a lead going into the summer break, with more than 4 in ten (42%) saying they would support Justin Trudeau...

NDP Leadership Not Making an Impact

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, a strong majority (60%) of respondents say that the NDP Leadership race has had no effect on their opinion of the NDP. Only (15%) said it is having a positive effect and (14%) said it is having a negative effect, with (11%) saying they do not know.

One-Quarter See Conservatives More Positively Post-Leadership

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, more than a quarter (27%) say that the Conservative leadership race had a positive effect on their opinion of the Conservative party...