Press Releases & Articles

Majority favours reducing council size

| Filed under: Toronto

Majority favour the idea of reducing the size of City Council to 22 wards and councillors to correspond with provincial riding boundaries (52%).

Uber use continues to climb; satisfaction high

| Filed under: Toronto

Close to 3-in-10 have used the Uber mobile ride sharing app (28%).

One half agree Wynne is involved in e-mail scandal

| Filed under: Ontario

One half agree Premier Kathleen Wynne had a role in erasing the gas plant e-mails (49%).

High approval for Watson, very high approval for Bordeleau

| Filed under: Ontario

Three quarters approve of the job Jim Watson is doing as mayor (73%).

Majority approve of legal marijuana

| Filed under: Ontario, Social Issues

Close to 6-in-10 approve of legalized marijuana or cannabis (56%) and this is similar to national rates of approval noted recently (November 4, national sample - 59%).

Thirteen Myths Concerning the 2015 Federal Election

| Filed under: National

This presentation regarding the thirteen myths concerning the 2015 federal election was presented by Dr. Lorne Bozinoff at the MRIA Ottawa Chapter on November 26, 2015

Trudeau's approval remains high

| Filed under: National

Close to half would vote for the Liberals if an election were held today (46%).

Two thirds concerned refugees will burden health, social system

| Filed under: National

Two thirds are concerned Syrian refugees settled in Canada will create a strain on our health care and social services (63%).

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%).