Press Releases & Articles

Four in ten carry personal debt

| Filed under: National

Just more than 4-in-10 carry personal debt (besides a mortgage - 42%). Close to half have no debt (48%).

Majority, including union members, approve of Bill C-377

| Filed under: National

Two thirds (62%) approve of Bill C-377, the legislation which requires unions to disclose expenditures and salaries.

Federal Conservatives surge; tied with NDP

| Filed under: National

Exactly equal proportions, one third each, will vote for the New Democrats or the Conservatives (32% each) if a federal election were held today.

Majority oppose public funding for Catholic schools

| Filed under: Ontario

More than half disagree that Catholic schools should continue to receive public funding (51%).

Ontario voters are split on support for teachers

| Filed under: Ontario

Equal proportions, more than a third, support the teachers (36%) or the government (38%) in the ongoing labour strife by the OSSTF.

Approval of new Ontario sex ed curriculum bounces back

| Filed under: Ontario

One half now approve of the province’s new health and physical education curriculum (49%), while just more than a third disapprove (37%).

Liberal child benefit proposal preferred

| Filed under: National

The plurality, close to one half, preferred the Liberal’s proposal for an income-tested child care benefit (47%),

NDP maintains lead in Ontario

| Filed under: Ontario

More than one third will vote NDP if a provincial election were held today (35%), while just fewer would vote PC (32%).

Majority are likely to switch their vote to support legal pot

| Filed under: National, Social Issues

The majority (53%) say they are likely to switch their vote to support a politician or party which promises to legalize marijuana, and fully one third are “very likely” (34%).

NDP lead slips slightly

| Filed under: National

Just fewer than one third will vote NDP if the federal election were held today (32%) and this represents a drop from their high of more than a third noted last week (June 23 - 36%).