British Columbians Endorse Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Mandate

Residents are in favour of more education, official apologies and conferences, but are divided on the question of monetary compensation for victims. Vancouver, BC – People in British Columbia are decidedly supportive of policies that would foster a deeper understanding of the effects of the residential school system, a new Insights West poll has found…. Read more »

Teachers, Not Government, Supported by Half of British Columbians

Two thirds of residents think the current contract dispute should be sent to binding arbitration immediately. Vancouver, BC – A large proportion of British Columbians continues to voice support for the teachers in their lingering contract dispute with the provincial administration after the first few days of a full-scale strike, a new Insights West poll… Read more »

British Columbians, Parents Siding with Teachers in Dispute

Residents want to reduce class sizes, but also think salary increases for teachers should be in line with what other unions are getting. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians, and parents of kids enrolled in public schools, are more likely to express sympathy for the teachers in the province’s lingering education dispute, a new Insights West… Read more »

Poll shows public support for French booming in BC

  Vancouver, BC — It has taken four decades and sometimes argument and bitter feelings, but according to a new poll commissioned by Canadian Parents for French BC & YK in association with La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique French is a huge hit in Canada’s most western province. An Insights West poll released… Read more »

Long Waiting Times is Biggest Health Care Concern for British Columbians

Metro Vancouverites support ride-hailing services, and few parents of K-12 children have confidence in the provincial government to handle education. Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver analyzed the views of British Columbians on the health care system, the opinions of Metro Vancouver residents on issues related to transportation, and the… Read more »