Smaller Lead for NDP as Tories Gain Ground in British Columbia

Thomas Mulcair has the highest approval rating of all leaders, but is no longer regarded as the best economic manager. Vancouver, BC – With less than a month to go before Canadians cast their ballots in the federal election, the New Democratic Party (NDP) is holding on to first place in British Columbia, a new… Read more »

Canadians Divided on Changing the Federal Electoral System

A plurality supports a move to Party-List Proportional Representation, while the Single Transferable Vote system evenly splits the population. Vancouver, BC – As the federal electoral campaign continues, Canadians hold differing views on whether to change the way the members of the House of Commons are elected, a new Insights West Canada-wide poll has found…. Read more »

Federal Conservative Party Remains Dominant in Alberta

Most residents say they would be “very upset” if the New Democrats or the Liberals form the government in Ottawa. Calgary, AB – The governing Conservative Party maintains a sizeable lead in Alberta as voters ponder their options in this year’s Canadian federal election, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of… Read more »

British Columbians Moving Away from Conservatives in Canadian Campaign

Most residents approve of Thomas Mulcair, Elizabeth May and Justin Trudeau, but only 28% satisfied with Stephen Harper. Vancouver, BC – The early days of the 2015 federal election campaign in Canada have not been particularly kind to the ruling Conservative Party, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative… Read more »

Federal B.C. Battleground Ridings Too Close to Call

New results released in seven British Columbia ridings. Burnaby, BC – With days left in the federal election campaign, riding-level telephone polls conducted by Insights West for Dogwood Initiative show races getting tighter in the Lower Mainland, North Island and Interior. “Many voters are still making up their minds in some of these ridings,” said… Read more »

Housing Still Top of Mind as British Columbians Ponder Political Choices

The governing BC Liberals gain 30 points in six months on their handling of foreign ownership in housing. Vancouver, BC – More residents of British Columbia continue to look at housing, poverty and homelessness as the most important issues facing the province, the Insights West “BC Government Report Card” conducted in partnership with Business in… Read more »

Watts Would Give Liberal Voters Hope in British Columbia

More than half of residents approve of the performance of Premier John Horgan. Vancouver, BC – As the BC Liberals prepare to set the guidelines for the election of a new leader, former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts has emerged as the only candidate that would place the opposition party in a privileged position, a new… Read more »