Half of British Columbians Oppose Northern Gateway

In a purported province-wide referendum, almost half of the province’s residents would say “No” to the project. Vancouver, BC – Public support for the Northern Gateway Pipeline has dropped in British Columbia but remains high in Alberta, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of representative provincial samples, four-in-five British Columbians… Read more »

Your Insights on the Northern Gateway Pipeline

BC and Alberta residents stand at two ends of the spectrum on the Northern Gateway pipeline: the vast majority (75%) of Alberta residents support the pipeline, while in BC, 61% oppose it. Vancouver, BC / Calgary, AB – A recent Insights West online poll surveyed 512 British Columbians and 562 Albertans on Enbridge’s proposed Northern… Read more »

Albertans React to Neil Young’s Oil Sands Stance

Four recent statements by the musician are met with disagreement by a majority of the province’s residents. Calgary, AB – Last month, musician Neil Young launched a benefit tour to help an Alberta First Nation and made some controversial remarks about the oil sands. A new poll from Insights West has found that Albertans are… Read more »

Fewer British Columbians Would Endorse Pipeline Projects

Support for both the Enbridge Northern Gateway and the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion has dropped by six points since July 2015. Vancouver, BC – Fewer British Columbians are giving their consent to two pending pipeline projects, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample tracked the views… Read more »

Most British Columbians Oppose the Northern Gateway Project

Less than half reject the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion. Vancouver, BC – Most British Columbians continue to voice opposition against a particular pipeline project and are deeply divided when assessing another one, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample looked at the perceptions of residents on… Read more »

Horgan Connecting With British Columbians, But Clark Ahead on Economy

Most residents support banning political donations from corporations and unions, and just one-in-five think the LNG industry will benefit the entire province. Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver reviewed the sentiments of British Columbians on the three main party leaders, as well as accountability, energy and the environment. Leaders The… Read more »

Climate Change Tops Priority List, But Most Canadians Feel It’s Equally Human-Caused and Natural Cycles

53% of Canadians feel that climate change cannot simply be blamed on human activity alone, and there are still 10% of Canadians who believe that climate change is not happening at all. Vancouver, BC – Highlights from our latest comprehensive poll on climate change attitudes shows that Canadians feel it is by far the most… Read more »