British Columbians Decry Government Stance on Teachers, Agriculture

Victoria gets its best ratings on handling crime and public safety, economy and jobs, and energy. Vancouver, BC – On the first anniversary of the BC Liberal victory in the last provincial election, British Columbians are taking a more critical view of some of their government’s recent actions, according to the new Insights West “BC… Read more »

Almost Half of British Columbians Dissatisfied with Government on LNG

TransLink and foreign ownership in housing are among Victoria’s lowest-ranked files. Vancouver, BC – The year-end Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that the public’s perception of the government’s push for the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has become more negative since 2013. The online survey… Read more »

Concerns Over Housing and Poverty Intensify in British Columbia

No file or decision taken by the provincial government is seen positively by half of residents. Vancouver, BC – With the next provincial election scheduled to take place in less than a year, the Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that several decisions taken by the provincial… Read more »

Confidence on Issues Eroding for British Columbia Government

Fewer residents are expressing satisfaction with how the economy and energy files are being handled. Vancouver, BC – The third Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that residents of the province are losing confidence on the way Victoria is dealing with several pressing issues. In the online… Read more »

Education and Accountability Among Worst Files for BC Government

The provincial government has not recovered lost ground on the economy, accountability and energy. Vancouver, BC – The fourth Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in Vancouver shows that British Columbians are giving paltry ratings to Christy Clark and the BC Liberals on several important files. The online survey of… Read more »

Half of British Columbians Say Tories Have Been Bad Economic Managers

No federal political party manages to get a substantial lead on six economic issues. Vancouver, BC – Canada’s Conservative government is regarded as a poor economic manager by a majority of British Columbians, a new Insights West poll conducted for Business in Vancouver has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 51%… Read more »

Federal Conservatives Drop, NDP and Liberals Gain in British Columbia

Residents give the federal government low ratings on the environment, accountability and poverty. Vancouver, BC – The Conservative Party has lost support since the last federal election in British Columbia, while two opposition parties have improved, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that, if a… Read more »

Trudeau Makes Liberals Competitive in British Columbia

New Democrats lose support as Justin Trudeau emerges as the top choice for Prime Minister. Vancouver, BC – The Liberal Party has dramatically increased its standing in British Columbia as the Canadian federal election looms, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that 35% of decided… Read more »

Conservatives Hold on to Sizeable Lead in Alberta

The New Democrats dropped four points since August, while the Liberals gained six points. Calgary, AB – The governing Conservative Party is still ahead of all rivals a month before Albertans take part in the Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that,… Read more »

Most Albertans Ready to Vote Conservative in Federal Election

Liberal momentum pushes New Democrats to third place, but Stephen Harper is still seen as the best option for the top political job. Calgary, AB – The Conservative Party remains the most popular option as Albertans prepare to cast their ballots in the Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online… Read more »