Metro Vancouver Millennials Shatter Workplace Behaviour Myths

Employees aged 18-35 are more satisfied with their current job and opportunities for advancement than those aged 36-51. Vancouver, BC – A detailed analysis of the third annual Insights West “Dream Employer” poll shatters several myths about the Millennial workforce in Metro Vancouver. The online survey of more than 2,000 employed Metro Vancouverites shows that… Read more »

New survey shows British Columbians back travelling after weak dollar and high living costs kept them grounded for a few years

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 survey on travel trends conducted by Insights West, British Columbians who typically travel outside of… Read more »

British Columbians More Uncertain About Future in Province

Residents continue to have a hard time selecting the best head of government of the past three decades. Vancouver, BC – On the eve of “BC Day”, most British Columbians remain proud of their province, but fewer are convinced that their children will continue to reside here, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »

British Columbians Would Move Family Day to Third Monday in February

Seven-in-ten residents support the change, which would see BC observe the holiday on the same day as seven other Canadian provinces. Vancouver, BC – Most British Columbians are in favour of changing the date of the February statutory holiday, a new poll by Insights West has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial… Read more »

Albertans Remain Proud, But Few Would Embrace Independence

Ralph Klein regarded once again as the best premier of the past three decades. Calgary, AB – As Albertans prepare to observe “Heritage Day”, nine-in-ten residents claim to be very proud of the province they live in, and only a quarter would like to become an independent country, a new Insights West poll has found…. Read more »

Banff, Vancouver and Victoria Are “Most Appealing” for Canadian Travellers

Calgary joins Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal as places Canadians will actually visit in the next six months. Vancouver, BC – As the country marks its 150th birthday, Canadians look at three destinations in the West as the most attractive places to visit, but three cities in the East and one in Alberta can expect to… Read more »

Half of Albertans Do Not Tip At All After Bad Restaurant Service

For “average” service at a sit-down establishment, most residents would tip 10% to 14%. Calgary, AB – Half of Albertans say there are circumstances in which food servers should not be tipped at all, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 49% of Albertans would tip… Read more »

Most Washingtonians Satisfied with State’s Marijuana Regulations

Two thirds are glad that taxing and regulating marijuana has provided another source of revenue for the government. Vancouver, BC – After more than two years with legal marijuana in their state, most Washingtonians are content with the situation, a new state-wide Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative sample… Read more »

Canadians Want Legal Marijuana, But Unsure of Where to Buy It

Only 9% of Canadians who have never used marijuana are “likely” to try it for the first time if it becomes legal. Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are in favour of marijuana becoming legal, but there is no consensus on the best venue to allow the substance to be sold to the public, a new… Read more »

Long Waiting Times is Biggest Health Care Concern for British Columbians

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 care system, the opinions of Metro Vancouver residents on issues related to transportation, and the… Read more »