Toronto Press Releases & Articles


Almost 50% Disapprove of No Police Float in Pride Parade

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, just under half (48%) say they disapprove of the fact the Toronto Police won’t have a float in this year’s Pride parade. 2-in-10 (21%) approve of the lack of police float; (27%) have no opinion, and (4%) don’t know.

Ranked Ballot an Option for Toronto

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, (45%) say they are familiar with the ranked ballot system of voting. (27%) say no, and (28%) are unsure.

Majority Favours Bike Lanes

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, the majority (57%) say they are in favour of bike lanes, overall. Just over a quarter (27%) oppose bike lanes and (15%) respond they don’t know.

PCs Overtake Liberals in Toronto

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the PCs (36%) have extended a five-point lead over the governing Liberals (31%). The PC lead is up four percent since February (1% lead over Liberals on Feb. 10). The NDP are unchanged at (22%), as are the Green (7%), but the collective “other parties” is up to (4%) (2%: Feb. 10).

Plurality Support Regulation for Airbnb

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Toronto, March 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 966 Toronto voters, (47%) of respondents say that Airbnb should be regulated in Toronto. (20%) say no, it should not be regulated, and (33%) say that they do not know.

Gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford Narrows

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the gap between Mayor John Tory and Doug Ford, his perceived main rival, has narrowed considerably since November (29%: Nov 8 – 19%: Feb 6)...

In Toronto, Liberals and Progressive Conservatives Tied

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support amongst decided and leaning city of Toronto voters is statistically tied between the Progressive Conservatives (35%) and the Liberals (34%).

Most believe roads safe for pedestrians, not for cyclists

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Toronto, February 09th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, the majority (44%) believe that roads are safe for pedestrians, while over a third (37%) believe they are unsafe for pedestrians, and (20%) are unsure.

Opinion shifts away from road tolls

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, opinion has shifted away from approval for road tolls (43%) on city owned highways, toward disapproval (48%), with (9%) saying they don’t know.

Opinion on Private Garbage Collection in Scarborough Mixed

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1,090 Toronto voters, support for private garbage collection in Scarborough was divided.