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 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
January 24, 2017
Settling First Nations claims, lawmaker independence and screening of immigrants are the most popular policy proposals.
Vancouver, BC – With four months to go before the Conservative Party chooses its new leader, only four of the 14 contenders for the... Read more
January 23, 2017
The province’s youngest owners and renters want to live in the Lower Mainland more than anywhere else. These and other sentiments are captured in Resonance Consultancy’s new Future of B.C. Housing study, just as British Columbians have... Read more
January 18, 2017
Burnaby, BC – A new province-wide poll conducted by Insights West reveals 9 in 10 British Columbians who form part of the “sandwich generation” report they are experiencing a range of challenges in providing care. The “sandwich generation” is... Read more
January 12, 2017
A large percentage of Metro Vancouver homeowners are considering cashing out their real estate gains and moving to more affordable markets—both in the Lower Mainland and elsewhere. These and other sentiments are captured in Resonance Consultancy’s new Read more
January 6, 2017
Burnaby, BC – A new BCAA survey shows that, after staying home for a few years, British Columbians are venturing outside of the province and travelling again with longer trips being the trend for the year.
According to the BCAA... Read more
December 22, 2016
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Home Alone/It's a Wonderful Life/Elf and Rum and Eggnog top the lists.
Vancouver, BC – Public Christmas light displays are the preferred holiday activity for Metro Vancouverites, a new Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey... Read more
December 20, 2016
Most residents agree with the federal government’s decision to reject the Enbridge Northern Gateway project.
Vancouver, BC – The proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline remains contentious in British Columbia after the federal government formally approved the project,... Read more
December 16, 2016
B.C. is going to be a province on the move in the next five years. More than four in 10 B.C. homeowners and seven in 10 renters are planning to buy or rent a different home in the next... Read more
December 14, 2016
65% Say Working with a Financial Advisor Helped Them Achieve Their Retirement Goals
VANCOUVER, BC – Insights West, a leading Canadian market research firm, and Credential Financial, a national wealth management firm for credit unions and independent financial institutions, today... Read more
December 2, 2016
Almost half of BC residents are more likely to support a party that vows to ban the hunt.
Vancouver, BC – A new survey reveals that the contentious grizzly bear trophy hunt may influence the 2017 provincial election. The Fur-Bearers,... Read more
November 29, 2016
The governing BC Liberals gain 30 points in six months on their handling of foreign ownership in housing.
Vancouver, BC – More residents of British Columbia continue to look at housing, poverty and homelessness as the most important issues facing... Read more
November 23, 2016
Oil tanker expansion a ballot-box issue for many 2015 Liberal voters, poll finds.
Vancouver, BC - A new poll by Insights West shows strong opposition to increased oil tanker traffic on British Columbia’s south coast, including those voters who supported... Read more
November 22, 2016
Drivers overplay their skills, underestimate weather conditions and downplay risks
Burnaby, B.C. – B.C. motorists feel pretty good about their winter driving skills heading into what the World Meteorological Organization predicts will be a colder and stormier season across the... Read more
November 16, 2016
Nine-in-ten residents favour investing in energy efficiency measures and adding more wind, solar and geothermal power to the grid.
Vancouver, BC — British Columbians want BC Hydro’s Site C dam sent for an independent review and support stopping construction on... Read more
November 3, 2016
One third of Canadians want the federal government to seriously consider severing diplomatic ties with the United States if Trump wins the election.
Vancouver, BC – As the United States presidential campaign reaches its final week, the proportion of Canadians... Read more