Most Albertans Voice Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Seven-in-ten residents reject the notion that other countries would have to legalize marijuana before Canada changes its guidelines. Calgary, AB – While roughly half of Albertans claim to have never tried marijuana, a majority of the province’s residents are in favour of legalization, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of… Read more »

Albertans React to Neil Young’s Oil Sands Stance

Four recent statements by the musician are met with disagreement by a majority of the province’s residents. Calgary, AB – Last month, musician Neil Young launched a benefit tour to help an Alberta First Nation and made some controversial remarks about the oil sands. A new poll from Insights West has found that Albertans are… Read more »

Alberta Government Improves on Energy and Pipeline Management

Still, the New Democrats are now tied for second place with the Progressive Conservatives, as Wildrose Party leads. Calgary, AB – The Alberta government is connecting with the public on energy and pipelines, but continues to lag on other issues, the Insights West “Alberta Government Report Card” has found. The online survey of a representative… 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 »

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 »

Albertans Support Banning Door-to-Door Sales of Home Energy Products

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 products, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative… Read more »