Insights West Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds of Owner Direct Customers from BC and AB Plan to Spend the Same or More on Travel Next Year

Vacation rental properties are the first choice for accommodation booking, twice as much compared to those that plan to book a hotel/motel/resort. Vancouver, BC – A new survey conducted in partnership with Owner Direct customers and Insights West shows that despite current restrictions on travel, this group intends to spend more than usual on travel… Read more »

Insights West Survey: Virtual Doctors Increasingly Popular Among British Columbians

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report: Soaring popularity of Telehealth among British Columbians and impact on the delivery of healthcare beyond the pandemic  65 per cent are more likely to choose virtual-care than in-person doctors’ appointments for routine care Seven in ten say the pandemic has shown them that virtual visits can be effective… Read more »

Insights West Survey: Amid COVID-19, Flu Shot Importance and Intentions Spike Among British Columbians

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For every flu shot administered at London Drugs, a life-saving vaccine will be donated to a child in another part of the world Survey: Amid COVID-19, Flu Shot Importance and Intentions Spike Among British Columbians Vast majority in the province: Say they plan to get a flu shot this year:… Read more »

Survey: Neighbourhood Speeding & Bad Driving During Pandemic Puts Playing Kids at Risk

BCAA offers free “Slow Down Kids Playing” signs to encourage careful driving as kids play away from playgrounds Burnaby, BC —With many schools, parks and playgrounds closed or restricted over the last while due to COVID-19, a new BCAA survey reveals increased traffic and poor driving behaviours are putting kids playing outside at risk. The… Read more »

Brands Find it Hard to Get in on the Social Media Conversation

Canadians spend most of their social media time (82%) being social—connecting with friends and acquaintances—and only 18% of it engaging with companies and brands. Vancouver, BC – Insights West released today its 2016 Canadian Social Media Monitor, which tracks key trends in Canada’s social media landscape. Facebook is Still the Preferred Social Media Platform for… Read more »

Your Insights on Employee Satisfaction in Alberta

Over half (54%) of employees would leave their current job for the right opportunity, despite the fact that many give their employer decent ratings (average rating of 7.2 on a 10-point scale). Calgary, AB – A recent online poll of 522 working adults in Alberta (those who are employed full or part time, not self-employed)… Read more »

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Fifty-five per cent of employees in BC would seriously consider leaving their job if a better one came along, according to BC HRMA and Insights West. Vancouver, BC — More than half (55%) of all BC employees are susceptible to leaving their current jobs – and pay is not necessarily at the heart of the… Read more »