National Press Releases & Articles


Ranked Ballot Preferred Over PR, FPTP

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1345 Canadian voters, the Proportional Representation (PR) system of electing governments draws the approval of a majority of voters (54%)

No Longer a Honeymoon, Now a Marriage

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1345 Canadian voters, one half will vote Liberal if an election were held today (50%), whereas 3-in-10 would vote Conservative (31%) and just one tenth would vote for the NDP (10%).

Home Hardware Leads in Customer Satisfaction For D.I.Y. Stores

| Filed under: National, Business

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1268 adult Canadians, Home Hardware (including their Home Building Centres brand) is seen to have the highest customer satisfaction among Canada’s leading DIY, or home improvement stores

Two Thirds See Need For Referendum On Electoral Reform

| Filed under: National

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, as many as two thirds agree a national referendum on electoral reform is required before we change the way MPs are elected (65%).

More Favour Abolishing the Monarchy than Not

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, slightly more favour abolishing the monarchy in Canada upon the death of the current Queen (43%) than oppose this idea (40%)

One Half Want Pot Prisoners and Convicts Pardoned

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, one half agree those with criminal records for marijuana possession should be pardoned, and released if they are in jail (49%).

One Half Have Used Marijuana

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian adults, almost half have ever used marijuana (47%).

Wide Approval for CPP Expansion

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, as many as two thirds approve of the recent federal and provincial agreement to expand CPP (65%)

Fewer Than One Fifth Own Guns

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, fewer than one fifth claim to own firearms (17%), and this is comprised of those who own just a long gun (9%), just a handgun (4%) or both (4%).

One Half Disapprove of Anthem Change

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1429 Canadian voters, one half disapprove of the recent change to the lyrics of “O Canada”