Almost Half of British Columbians Dissatisfied with Government on LNG

TransLink and foreign ownership in housing are among Victoria’s lowest-ranked files. Vancouver, BC – The year-end Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that the public’s perception of the government’s push for the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has become more negative since 2013. The online survey… Read more »

Sizeable Majority of Albertans Concerned About Economic Issues

The public’s reception of the latest budget is markedly better than in March 2015. Calgary, AB – The new Government of Alberta gets good marks on its handling of education and government accountability, but almost half of residents are dissatisfied with its economic measures, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of… Read more »

Concerns Over Housing and Poverty Intensify in British Columbia

No file or decision taken by the provincial government is seen positively by half of residents. Vancouver, BC – With the next provincial election scheduled to take place in less than a year, the Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that several decisions taken by the provincial… Read more »

Half of British Columbians Say Tories Have Been Bad Economic Managers

No federal political party manages to get a substantial lead on six economic issues. Vancouver, BC – Canada’s Conservative government is regarded as a poor economic manager by a majority of British Columbians, a new Insights West poll conducted for Business in Vancouver has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 51%… 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 »

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 »

Conservatives Edge Upward in BC Ridings as Local Races Tighten

The New Democrats are ahead in four ridings, while the Liberals are now leading in three. Burnaby, BC – The latest round of riding level polling conducted by Insights West for Dogwood Initiative shows the New Democratic Party (NDP) and the Liberal Party as preferred choices in the Canadian federal election, with the Conservative Party… 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 »