Press Releases & Articles


Canadians Prefer Balanced Budget to More Spending

| Filed under: Uncategorized

Toronto, March 1st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 941 Canadian voters, almost two-thirds (61%) say that a balanced budget is more important to them than more spending on programs and services, while 4 in 10 (39%) say they prefer more spending on programs and services to a balanced budget.

Ontario Politics and Carbon Pricing

| Filed under: Ontario

This survey was sponsored by a client and conducted by Forum Research, with the results based on an interactive voice response telephone survey of 1005 randomly selected Ontario Voters.

Half of Ontarians Now Say they Support the PCs

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, February 17th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 949 Ontario voters, half (49%) say they would support the PCs if an election were held today, an increase of 8 points in just a few weeks (Jan 25: 42%).

Familiarity with Pilot Close to Unchanged

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, two-thirds (TOP2: 68%) say they are familiar with the details of Toronto’s transit pilot project on King Street, with almost 4 in 10 (37%) saying they are very familiar. This is a similar proportion to when we last asked the same question (Nov 23: 73%).

PC Support in Toronto Shoots Upward

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, 4 in 10 (43%) say they would cast a ballot for the PCs if an election were held today.

The Majority of TTC Users Satisfied with the TTC, Overall

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, amongst those who have used the TTC in the past month, two-thirds (TOP3: 66%) say they are satisfied with the TTC, overall, but only 1 in 10 (669%) say they are very satisfied.

Tory’s Approval Up

| Filed under: Toronto

Toronto, February 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Toronto voters, more than half (58%) say they approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor. Just over one-quarter (28%) say they disapprove, with one-sixth (14%) saying they do not know.

Support for Scheer’s Conservatives rises

| Filed under: National

Toronto, January 31st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1408 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, Conservative support has risen significantly and now 4 in 10 (43%) say they would support Scheer’s party if an election were held today.

Almost Half Say Smartphone Makers Not Doing Enough To Fight Addiction

| Filed under: National

Toronto, January 26th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1408 Canadian voters, almost half (BTM2: 45%) say they disagree that smartphone makers, such as Apple or Samsung for example, are doing enough to fight smartphone addiction, with almost a third (29%) saying they strongly disagree.

Majority Say They Pay Attention to Politics Between Elections

| Filed under: Ontario

Toronto, January 26th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1408 Canadian voters, more than 8 in 10 (81%) say they attention to politics between election cycles, with about half of those (40%) saying they pay a lot of attention.