Change, Leader Appeal Propelled Liberals in British Columbia

Exit poll shows that “strategic voting” was more successful in Vancouver Island than in other areas of the province. Vancouver, BC – Canada’s federal Liberal Party finished ahead of all rivals in British Columbia for the first time in this century after leader Justin Trudeau successfully connected with voters, a new Insights West “exit poll”… Read more »

Conservatism Alive, Harperism Not So Much in Alberta

Exit poll reveals that more than a third of Conservative voters thought it was time to replace Stephen Harper. Calgary, AB – While most voters in Alberta supported the Conservative Party in the Canadian federal election, a sizeable proportion of the base already contemplated a future without Stephen Harper at the helm, a new Insights… Read more »

Trudeau Makes Liberals Competitive in British Columbia

New Democrats lose support as Justin Trudeau emerges as the top choice for Prime Minister. Vancouver, BC – The Liberal Party has dramatically increased its standing in British Columbia as the Canadian federal election looms, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that 35% of decided… Read more »

Conservatives Hold on to Sizeable Lead in Alberta

The New Democrats dropped four points since August, while the Liberals gained six points. Calgary, AB – The governing Conservative Party is still ahead of all rivals a month before Albertans take part in the Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that,… Read more »

Most Albertans Ready to Vote Conservative in Federal Election

Liberal momentum pushes New Democrats to third place, but Stephen Harper is still seen as the best option for the top political job. Calgary, AB – The Conservative Party remains the most popular option as Albertans prepare to cast their ballots in the Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online… Read more »

Tight Election Races Threaten Conservative Incumbents in BC

Vancouver, BC – Riding-level polling conducted by Insights West on behalf of citizen group Dogwood Initiative shows the federal Conservative Party at risk of losing three key Vancouver-area MPs in the upcoming election. A newly created riding in the Interior, South Okanagan—West Kootenay, currently appears out of reach for the Conservatives despite a strong showing… Read more »

Smaller Lead for NDP as Tories Gain Ground in British Columbia

Thomas Mulcair has the highest approval rating of all leaders, but is no longer regarded as the best economic manager. Vancouver, BC – With less than a month to go before Canadians cast their ballots in the federal election, the New Democratic Party (NDP) is holding on to first place in British Columbia, a new… Read more »

Canadians Divided on Changing the Federal Electoral System

A plurality supports a move to Party-List Proportional Representation, while the Single Transferable Vote system evenly splits the population. Vancouver, BC – As the federal electoral campaign continues, Canadians hold differing views on whether to change the way the members of the House of Commons are elected, a new Insights West Canada-wide poll has found…. Read more »

Federal Conservative Party Remains Dominant in Alberta

Most residents say they would be “very upset” if the New Democrats or the Liberals form the government in Ottawa. Calgary, AB – The governing Conservative Party maintains a sizeable lead in Alberta as voters ponder their options in this year’s Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of… Read more »

British Columbians Moving Away from Conservatives in Canadian Campaign

Most residents approve of Thomas Mulcair, Elizabeth May and Justin Trudeau, but only 28% satisfied with Stephen Harper. Vancouver, BC – The early days of the 2015 federal election campaign in Canada have not been particularly kind to the ruling Conservative Party, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative… Read more »