National Press Releases & Articles


O'Leary Holds Commanding Lead In Conservative Leadership Contest

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, Kevin O'Leary is the preferred candidate to lead the Conservative Party (27%).

Muslims the Target of Most Racial Bias

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1304 Canadian adults, 4-in-10 express some level of bias, or unfavourable feelings, against identifiable racial groups (41%), and the one group most like to be a target is Muslims (28% unfavourable feelings, 54% favourable feelings).

Chong Favoured in Conservative Leadership Contest

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1304 Canadian voters, Michael Chong leads preference for a Conservative leader among the general public (10%), followed by Lisa Raitt (8%), Kellie Leitch (7%), Chris Alexander (6%) and Maxime Bernier (5%) and Steve Blaney (5%).

Major Reset in Federal Vote Share

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1304 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and the Conservatives, measured at 23 points last month on the day after Donald Trump’s election, narrowed to just 8 points today.

Little Consensus on Next Federal NDP Leader

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, there is little consensus on the favoured leader for the federal New Democratic Party

Canadians Bullish on Majority Governments

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, fully two thirds prefer a majority government as an electoral outcome (66%) to just one fifth who prefer a minority government (19%)

Liberals Widen Gap Over Conservatives

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, more than half will vote Liberal if the election were held today (51%)

Majority Approve of CETA, Two Thirds Approve of NAFTA

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, one half expressed approval for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) recently signed between Canada and the EU (51%)

Majority Approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart Application for Marijuana License

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters, 6-in-10 approve of Shopper’s Drug Mart applying to become a licensed marijuana producer for the purpose of retailing medicinal marijuana (61%)

Majority Strongly Dissatisfied With US Election

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1474 Canadian voters the night after the US election, the majority are “not at all satisfied” with the outcome (53%), and, in total, 7-in-10 are dissatisfied with the result (70%)