National Press Releases & Articles


Almost a Third Strongly Disapprove of Warrantless Device Searches at the Border

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Toronto, August 21st – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1150 Canadian voters, almost a third (30%) strongly disapprove of Canadian border officers searching devices such as laptops and cell phones at the border without a warrant, while almost half (BTM2: 46%) disapprove, overall.

Forum Most Accurate Firm in Predicting Elections

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TORONTO, July 2nd, 2017 – Among all polling firms attempting to predict vote outcome, The Forum Poll proved to be the most accurate in the 2015 Federal Election and in six of the last fourteen provincial elections.

Convincingly Canadian Canada 150 Poll

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Toronto, June 30th – In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Forum Research, using its well-known Forum Poll, conducted a survey amongst 1620 Canadian voters; respondents were asked about their thoughts on the most Canadian food and animal, as well as questions testing their knowledge of Canada’s government and territory, amongst many others.

Phoenix Pay System Problems Affect Opinion of Trudeau Government

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, more than half are at least somewhat familiar (55%) with the Federal Government’s Phoenix Pay System...

No Post-Leadership Bump For Federal Conservatives

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals have extended a lead going into the summer break, with more than 4 in ten (42%) saying they would support Justin Trudeau...

NDP Leadership Not Making an Impact

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, a strong majority (60%) of respondents say that the NDP Leadership race has had no effect on their opinion of the NDP. Only (15%) said it is having a positive effect and (14%) said it is having a negative effect, with (11%) saying they do not know.

One-Quarter See Conservatives More Positively Post-Leadership

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Toronto, June 12th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ amongst 1483 Canadian voters, more than a quarter (27%) say that the Conservative leadership race had a positive effect on their opinion of the Conservative party...

The Forum Poll Offers Most Accurate Nova Scotia Election Forecast

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TORONTO, June 2nd – The Forum Poll successfully predicted the outcome of the Nova Scotia provincial election of May 9th, 2017. Forum’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) polling methodology proves itself again to be an effective tool for measuring public opinion, accurately predicting a far narrower election than was suggested by other firms.

Razor-Thin Liberal Majority

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Toronto, May 29th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 3086 Nova Scotia voters, for those decided and leaning, almost 4 in 10 (38%) will vote Liberal, more than a third will vote Progressive Conservative (35%), and just under a quarter will vote NDP (23%)...

Campaign Pushing Almost Half Toward Voting

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1057 Nova Scotia voters, almost half (45%) say the current election campaign has made them more likely to vote.