National Press Releases & Articles


More than Two-Thirds Oppose Government Loans to Private Companies

| Filed under: National

Toronto, March 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (68%) oppose the Federal Government offering interest free loans to private, for-profit corporations. Only (14%) approve of this practice, while (18%) don’t know.

Asylum Seekers Should Enter the Country Legally: Plurality

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Toronto, March 6th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,340 Canadian voters, (44%) respond that asylum seekers who enter the country illegally should not be allowed to seek asylum in Canada. (36%) say they should be allowed, and (20%) do not know.

Canadians Strongly Disapprove of Donald Trump

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, (66%) of respondents say they disapprove of Donald Trump. Only (23%) say they approve, while (11%) say they don't know.

Canadian Opinion Split on Justin Trudeau's Private Helicopter Ride

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, opinion on whether or not it was appropriate for the Prime Minister to accept a ride aboard a private helicopter was divided (41% appropriate, 42% inappropriate).

Gap narrows between Liberals and Conservatives

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,332 Canadian voters, the gap between the Liberals and Conservatives, measured at eight points last month, shrunk to just six points today.

O'Leary Holds Commanding Lead In Conservative Leadership Contest

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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