May 10, 2017
Balanced budgets, a ministry for mental health and addictions and a ban on grizzly bear trophy hunting are the most popular campaign promises.
Vancouver, BC – The extremely close provincial election in British Columbia has left a large proportion of... Read more
May 8, 2017
Weaver is the best rated leader, Clark preferred on finances and Horgan still ahead on health care, education and housing.
Vancouver, BC – Age, gender and regional differences have pushed the two main contending parties in the British Columbia provincial... Read more
May 4, 2017
More than a third think the BC NDP would do worse than the BC Liberals on job creation.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver reviewed the sentiments of British Columbians on issues related to finances.
Economic... Read more
May 2, 2017
Most residents support banning political donations from corporations and unions, and just one-in-five think the LNG industry will benefit the entire province.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver reviewed the sentiments of British Columbians on... Read more
April 28, 2017
Three-in-four residents believe provincial government financial support for their communities is worse than in the Lower Mainland.
Terrace, BC – Eighty-five per cent of Northern B.C. residents believe it is important to have a revenue sharing agreement under which a... Read more
April 27, 2017
Metro Vancouverites support ride-hailing services, and few parents of K-12 children have confidence in the provincial government to handle education.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver analyzed the views of British Columbians on the health... Read more
April 20, 2017
France’s proposal to allow employees to “disconnect” on evenings and weekends is supported by four-in-five Canadians who are working full-time.
Vancouver, BC – A majority of Canadians who are working full time say they had to stay late at work... Read more
April 10, 2017
Green Party leader gains points on approval and momentum, but the BC Liberals and BC NDP dominate on issues.
Vancouver, BC – Fewer British Columbians are satisfied with the performance of the incumbent head of government as the provincial electoral... Read more
April 7, 2017
Seven-in-ten Canadians expect to pay more for groceries and gasoline in the next six months.
Vancouver, BC – While most Canadians believe the national economy is currently in good shape, residents of Ontario and Alberta are unmistakably more fretful about... Read more
March 30, 2017
Practically three-in-four voters in five rural British Columbia constituencies are opposed to the practice.
Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians living in rural ridings oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears, a poll conducted by Insights West on behalf... Read more
March 28, 2017
There are no clear favourites on “authenticity” and “trustworthiness”, but more than half believe the incumbent premier would “say anything to get elected”.
Vancouver, BC – As British Columbians prepare for the 41st provincial election, an Insights West poll conducted... Read more
March 16, 2017
Good service at a sit-down restaurant bumps most tips in the province to the 15% to 19% threshold.
Vancouver, BC – A third of British Columbians refuse to tip at restaurants where they perceive to have received bad service, but... Read more
March 8, 2017
No party has a decisive advantage when it comes to representing the “views and interests” of post-secondary students.
Vancouver, BC – Post-secondary students in British Columbia are primarily concerned with two issues as the provincial election looms, a new Insights... Read more
February 28, 2017
Canadians are spending more time discussing American politics with their family, friends and co-workers than domestic issues.
Vancouver, BC – As the sons of the President of the United States arrive in Vancouver for the opening of a new hotel... Read more
February 23, 2017
Only one-in-four drivers have had their child car seat checked by a certified expert.
Burnaby, BC – A new BCAA survey reveals many parents in British Columbia take risks when transporting their kids, such as using a second-hand child car... Read more
February 21, 2017
Getting rid of the nickel is not a popular idea among Baby Boomers and Generation X, but Millennials are divided.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are happy with the disappearance of the one-cent coin from their currency, a new nationwide... Read more
February 15, 2017
The level of rejection to hunting animals for sport is higher among Aboriginal Canadians.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians believe it is time to end the practice of hunting animals for sport, a new nationwide Insights West poll conducted on... Read more
February 3, 2017
Only a third of residents have not dealt with salespeople at their doorstep in the past four years.
Calgary, AB – Residents of Alberta are decidedly on side with the provincial government’s decision to ban door-to-door sales of home energy... Read more
February 1, 2017
The proportion of British Columbians who expect higher gasoline prices has doubled (from 39% to 81%) since January 2016.
Vancouver, BC – Three-in-five British Columbians believe the provincial economy is doing well, but four-in-five are expecting higher costs for groceries... Read more