Press Releases & Articles


One half approve of 3 years of deficit spending

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

Close to one half approve of the Liberal government’s original plan to go into deficit for three years before balancing the budget in the final year of their mandate (48%).

Sharp increase in those favouring minimum income

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

More than a third favour the introduction of a guaranteed annual minimum income to replace other state supports like social assistance, unemployment and pensions (36%).

Sharp erosion in public trust in police

| Filed under: Toronto

Close to 4-in-10 have less trust in Toronto's police officers now than they did a year ago (37%).

Tory approval remains high

| Filed under: Toronto

Fully three quarters approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (73%).

Forcillo had a fair trial: two thirds

| Filed under: Toronto

Fully two thirds agree James Forcillo has been able to get a fair trial (67%).

Majority approves of Forcillo guilty verdict

| Filed under: Toronto

The majority (54%) approve of the verdict of guilty of attempted murder handed down by the jury in the James Forcillo trial.

Two thirds approve of murder charges for Forcillo

| Filed under: Toronto

Two thirds approve of charging Constable James Forcillo with murder in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim (66%).

Majority agree Forcillo received fair trial

| Filed under: Toronto

The majority believe Constable James Forcillo has received a fair trial in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim (57%).

Few see videos as obstacle to impartial Forcillo jury

| Filed under: Toronto

One half think graphic videos of the Sammy Yatim shooting did not make it impossible to seat an impartial jury for the Forcillo trial (49%).

Two thirds “extremely/very” happy with life

| Filed under: Ontario

Two thirds (63%) say they are extremely (28%) or very happy (35%) with their lives, while a further one quarter say they are happy (27%).