Press Releases & Articles


Federal Liberals, Conservatives almost tied

| Filed under: National

About one third will support the Conservatives (33%) or the Liberals in the next federal election (35%).

Majority support coalition if no party has a majority

| Filed under: National

The majority, close to 6-in-10 say it is appropriate for two or more parties to form a coalition to govern if no party gets a majority of seats in Parliament (58%) and a similar proportion also favour an informal arrangement between two or more parties to govern (54%).

Past week pot usage claimed by 1-in-10

| Filed under: National

One tenth explicitly claimed they had consumed cannabis in the past week (9%), while a further one tenth chose not to answer the question (8%) which may be interpreted as an admission.

One half approve of mission to Ukraine

| Filed under: National

One half (48%) approved of the new Canadian Forces mission to Ukraine, while just fewer disapproved (40%).

Two thirds approve of ‘kids ride free’

| Filed under: Toronto

Two thirds approve of the policy of offering free TTC rides to children 12 and under (64%), 3-in-10 disapprove (31%) and very few have no opinion (5%).

One third think Gardiner unsafe to use

| Filed under: Toronto

One third think the Gardiner Expressway is not safe to use (34%)

Tory’s approval remains high

| Filed under: Toronto

7-in-10 approve of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (71%), stable since the last time we polled (March 15 - 72%).

1-in-6 have been victims of violent crime

| Filed under: Toronto

As many as one-in-six Torontonians have been the victims of violent crime such as assault, a mugging or a robbery at gun point (15%), and this is just slightly down from close to one fifth noted in August, 2012 (18%).

Uber usage up

| Filed under: Toronto

Close to one fifth have used the Uber ride-sharing app (17%), up from about one tenth in November of last year, when Uber first started operating in the city (12%).

Three parties tied in Alberta

| Filed under: National

Almost exactly equal proportions, about 3-in-10, will vote for the Wildrose Party (30%), the New Democrats (28%) or the PCs (27%) in the election scheduled for May 5.