Press Releases & Articles


Majority of Canadians oppose Scottish independence

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1541 Canadians 18 years of age and older, one fifth (21%) claimed to come from a Scottish background. More than one half of Canadians (58%) do not favour Scottish independence.

Rob Ford with strong lead in Ward 2

| Filed under: Toronto

TORONTO SEPTEMBER 12th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 474 voters in Toronto's Ward 2 Etobicoke North 6-in-10 will vote for Rob Ford (59%), compared to about one quarter who will vote for his principal challenger, businessman and community organizer Andray Domise (26%).

Liberal lead tightens in New Brunswick

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 732 New Brunswick voters 11 days before the September 22 provincial election, just more than 4-in-10 will vote Liberal (42%), compared to about a third who will vote Progressive Conservative (32%), for a 10 point lead in favour of the Liberals.

Tory with 7 point lead over Doug Ford

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1228 Toronto voters on the remarkable day when Rob Ford withdrew from the Toronto mayoral race due to illness and was replaced by his brother, more than one third (34%) will vote for Doug Ford, while just more than 4-in-10 will vote John Tory (41%).

Incumbents safe in 2 of 3 wards

| Filed under: Toronto

In a series of random samplings of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ in selected Toronto wards, two of the three incumbents tested were relatively safe in their wards, while both the high profile newcomers were in the lead in wards where there was no incumbent.

Lapel Cameras are a Winner

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, two thirds agree Toronto police should have lapel cameras (64%), while just one seventh disagree (15%).

LRT Preferred to Subway for Scarborough

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, one half say they prefer a 7 stop LRT in Scarborough (51%) to a 3 stop subway (40%).

Even Split on Jets at Billy Bishop

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, just fewer than one half approve of jets at Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport (45%) while just fewer than this are opposed (43%).

Tory Opens 12 Point Lead in Toronto

| Filed under: Toronto

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, 4-in-10 will vote John Tory (40%), while fewer than 3-in-10 will vote Rob Ford (28%).

Liberal lead tightens further

| Filed under: National

4-in-10 will vote for the Liberals if the election were held today (40%), stable from the same proportion who said this last month (August 20 - 41%). The Conservatives attract the vote of one third (34%) and this is a very slight increase from last month (32%).