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 »

Federal Conservatives Drop, NDP and Liberals Gain in British Columbia

Residents give the federal government low ratings on the environment, accountability and poverty. Vancouver, BC – The Conservative Party has lost support since the last federal election in British Columbia, while two opposition parties have improved, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that, if a… 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 »

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 »

Metro Vancouver’s Multicultural Voters Gravitate Towards Liberals

Voters of East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian descent regard Justin Trudeau as the best option for Prime Minister. Vancouver, BC – Metro Vancouver’s multicultural population is looking at the federal Liberal Party as the best option to handle issues such as foreign affairs, immigration and refugees, a new Insights West poll has… Read more »

Federal B.C. Battleground Ridings Too Close to Call

New results released in seven British Columbia ridings. Burnaby, BC – With days left in the federal election campaign, riding-level telephone polls conducted by Insights West for Dogwood Initiative show races getting tighter in the Lower Mainland, North Island and Interior. “Many voters are still making up their minds in some of these ridings,” said… Read more »

Only Four Conservative Leadership Candidates are Familiar to Canadians

Settling First Nations claims, lawmaker independence and screening of immigrants are the most popular policy proposals. Vancouver, BC – With four months to go before the Conservative Party chooses its new leader, only four of the 14 contenders for the job are recognized by Canadians, a new nationwide Insights West poll has found. In the… Read more »