Press Releases & Articles


One fifth use marijuana now

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

One fifth have used marijuana or cannabis in the past year (19%) and one quarter will use it in the future once it is legal (24%).

Majority concerned refugees will get preferential immigration treatment

| Filed under: National

More than half are concerned Syrian refugees invited to Canada will get preferential treatment in the immigration queue (54%), and one third are “very” concerned (34%).

Canadians ambivalent on impact of Syrian refugees

| Filed under: National

Almost exactly equal proportions believe the Syrian refugees due to arrive in Canada will have a positive impact on the country (34%), will NOT have a positive impact (34%) or have no opinion on the question (32%).

Canada has enough problems without refugees, say those opposed

| Filed under: National

One half are opposed because “we have enough problems in this country already” (49%), while about one third each oppose the plan because “refugees are a terrorist threat” (39%) or because they object to the cost of the exercise (35%).

One tenth have donated to refugee relief, one quarter plan to

| Filed under: National

One tenth have already donated money or goods to refugee relief (9%), and a further one quarter plan to do so in the future (23%).

Canadians support refugee resettlement by slim margin

| Filed under: National

Just less than half support the government’s plan to resettle thousands of refugees over the next few months in Canada (48%).

Forum Poll™ accurately predicts Newfoundland and Labrador election

| Filed under: National

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

Majority disagree with cancelling Brampton LRT

| Filed under: Ontario

The majority disagree with council’s decision to cancel the LRT along Hurontario Street (52%).

Liberals hold steady in Newfoundland and Labrador

| Filed under: National

Just more than one half will vote Liberal (54%), while 3-in-10 (31%) will vote for the Progressive Conservatives.

Liberals lead cut to 23 points

| Filed under: National

Just more than half will vote Liberal (52%), while about 3-in-10 will vote Progressive Conservative (29%).