Albertans Decry Changes to Provincial License Plates

Half of all residents would keep “Wild Rose Country” on the plates. Calgary, AB – Most Albertans are rejecting the notion of new provincial license plates, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, three-in-five of Albertans (60%) say they have followed recent discussions about changing the… Read more »

Sizeable Majority of Albertans Concerned About Economic Issues

The public’s reception of the latest budget is markedly better than in March 2015. Calgary, AB – The new Government of Alberta gets good marks on its handling of education and government accountability, but almost half of residents are dissatisfied with its economic measures, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of… Read more »

Albertans Expect Negative Effect from Budget on Households, Cities

Most residents believe the province should avoid holding an early provincial election this year. Calgary, AB – Albertans are deeply distraught by the latest provincial budget, with a majority believing the government’s actions were unjustified, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 28% of Albertans say… Read more »

Half of Albertans Oppose the Provincial Carbon Tax

Three-in-five residents think the directive will make it more difficult for resource companies to work in Alberta. Calgary, AB – The carbon tax announced by the Government of Alberta is only endorsed by over a third of residents, most of whom voted for the governing New Democratic Party (NDP) in last year’s election, a new… Read more »

Alberta Scores High on Education, Low on Economy and Jobs

Small business tax reduction and new political fundraising rules praised by most residents. Calgary, AB – A year after the provincial election won by the New Democratic Party (NDP), the Insights West “Alberta Government Report Card” shows that most residents are satisfied with recent policies to deal with taxes and fundraising, but remain extremely concerned… Read more »