Four-in-Five British Columbians Feeling Charitable This Season

More than half of those who will donate to charity will do so because it’s Christmas. Vancouver, BC – Many British Columbians will make a significant contribution to charitable causes in the weeks leading up to the end of 2013, a new Insights West survey has found. In the online survey of a representative sample,… Read more »

British Columbians Were “Nice” in 2013, Politicians Seen As “Naughty.”

Most British Columbians dislike shopping in crowded malls to buy gifts—other holiday worries are the credit card balance and gaining weight. Vancouver, BC – Residents of British Columbia suggest Santa Claus will be good for them and their families this year, a new Insights West survey has found. In the online survey of a representative… Read more »

All Things Christmas: Visiting Friends and Family Top Activity Among British Columbians and Albertans

British Columbians are more likely to re-gift or exchange presents than Albertans—Albertans far more likely to believe the story of baby Jesus. Vancouver, BC – Residents of British Columbia and Alberta regard time with friends and family as the most positive aspect of the holiday season, a new Insights West poll has found. The online… Read more »

Metro Vancouverites Pick Their Favourite Christmas Light Display, Movie and Holiday Drink

VanDusen Botanical Garden, Home Alone/It’s a Wonderful Life/Elf and Rum and Eggnog top the lists. Vancouver, BC – Public Christmas light displays are the preferred holiday activity for Metro Vancouverites, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative sample, more than half of residents (55%) will attend a public… Read more »

Gifts and Decorations Are Top Holiday Activities in Western Canada

A majority of British Columbians and Albertans will send cards, but fewer plan to attend a religious service. Vancouver, BC – Most residents of British Columbia and Alberta have been busy buying gifts and putting up decorations, but fewer are planning to attend a religious service this holiday season, a new Insights West poll has… Read more »