Most British Columbians Are Feeling the Pain at Gas Stations

A remarkably high proportion of residents think gas stations take advantage of motorists by hiking prices on long weekends. Vancouver, BC – Residents of British Columbia are taking steps to deal with rising fuel costs, and many are skeptical of the way gas prices are established by service stations and governments, a new Insights West… Read more »

Canadian Economy Viewed Favourably, But Regional Disparities Persist

Seven-in-ten Canadians expect to pay more for groceries and gasoline in the next six months. Vancouver, BC – While most Canadians believe the national economy is currently in good shape, residents of Ontario and Alberta are unmistakably more fretful about their personal finances than their counterparts in other provinces, a new Insights West poll has… Read more »

British Columbians Have Higher Economic Confidence in 2017

The proportion of British Columbians who expect higher gasoline prices has doubled (from 39% to 81%) since January 2016. Vancouver, BC – Three-in-five British Columbians believe the provincial economy is doing well, but four-in-five are expecting higher costs for groceries and gasoline in the next six months, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »