National Press Releases & Articles


Support For Assisted Suicide Increases

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Three quarters favour physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill (74%), and this represents an increase since we asked this question last year (Oct. 2013 - 65%).

Prostitution Should Be Legal; Supreme Court Decision Correct; Bill C-36 Wrong - Majority

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1433 Canadians 18 years of age and older, more than half said prostitution should be legal (54%), compared to just one third who say it should not be (34%). One tenth have no opinion (12%).

Support For Assisted Suicide Increases

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1433 Canadians 18 years of age and older, fully three quarters favour physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill (74%), and this represents an increase since we asked this question last year (Oct. 2013 - 65%).

Canadians split on support for Israel, Palestine

| Filed under: National

There is an even split of opinion on whether respondents lean towards the Israeli side (17%) or the Palestinian side (16%) in the current mid-east controversy.

One-in-seven may be alcoholic

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

One twentieth admit to being alcoholics (4%), while a further one tenth prefer not to answer (11%) for a total of about one seventh who may be considered to have a drinking problem.

Peter MacKay seen as best successor to PM

| Filed under: National

A public opinion poll that shows McKay is seen as the best candidate for Conservative leadership, across Canada.

Canadian military most trusted institution

| Filed under: National

A public opinion poll of the trust in various offices and institutions in Canada.

Quebec City continues to be first choice for next Canadian NHL team

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a nationwide poll, Canadians would prefer the next NHL team be located out of Quebec City.

Liberal lead shrinks, NDP rise

| Filed under: National

More than one third (36%) will vote Liberal if the election were held today, compared to 3-in-10 who will vote Conservative (30%).

Liberals lead in 2 by-elections, Conservatives in a 3rd

| Filed under: National

In a national public opinion poll, research shows that Liberals will hold the seats in the by-elections for Trinity-Spadina and Scarborough-Agincourt ridings, while Conservatives will win the Macleod riding.