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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »