Press Releases & Articles


Federal Liberals, Conservatives now tied

| Filed under: National

Equal proportions, about a third each, will vote for the Conservatives (35%) or the Liberals (34%) if a federal election were held today.

Split opinion on whether low oil prices good for economy

| Filed under: National

Just more, but a minority, think low oil prices are good for the economy (46%) than think they are bad for the economy (42%).

Support for Iraq mission remains strong

| Filed under: National

Two thirds approve of Canada’s mission to combat ISIS in Iraq (63%), and this is just slightly lower than the level noted when the mission was first proposed (November 2014 - 66%).

Strong majority thinks TDSB does a poor job running schools

| Filed under: Toronto

Fully 6-in-10 do not think the TDSB does a good job of running Toronto’s schools (61%), while fewer than one fifth think a good job is being done (19%).

Mixed reviews on Carlyle firing

| Filed under: Toronto

Exactly equal proportions of those who said they were NHL fans approved or disapproved (39% each) of Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle being fired, while just fewer than one quarter had no opinion (22%).

30 stop LRT network preferred to 4 stop Scarborough subway

| Filed under: Toronto

Respondents were presented with the proposition that the $3 billion plus dollars required to build a four stop Scarborough subway could also be used to build a 30 stop LRT network covering the entire municipality and were asked their preference.

Tory’s approval remains high

| Filed under: Toronto

As many as two thirds approved of the job John Tory is doing as mayor (67%).

High approval for Chief Blair as he exits

| Filed under: Toronto

6-in-10 approve of Toronto’s outgoing police chief, Bill Blair (61%), and the majority (56%) say he was either ‘one of the best” (18%) or a “good police chief” (38%).

Liberals and NDP remain tied in Sudbury

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions, about a third or just less, will vote for the Liberal candidate (formerly NDP MP) Glenn Thibeault (33%) or the NDP candidate, Suzanne Shawbonquit (30%).

Clear majority want Fennell charged with municipal fraud

| Filed under: Ontario

Fully 7-in-10 agree former Mayor Susan Fennell should be charged with municipal fraud for her part in the city hall spending scandal (70%).