Recovery Underway for Progressive Conservatives in Alberta

More than a third of voters are undecided, and provide nuanced views on the first few weeks of the Jim Prentice government. Calgary, AB – The Progressive Conservative Party is once again the most popular in Alberta’s political scene, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative sample of Albertans… Read more »

Albertans Decry Smith’s Decision to Join Progressive Conservatives

Wildrose Party falls to fourth place among decided voters, while approval for Premier Jim Prentice jumps to 52%. Calgary, AB – The recent decision from former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith and eight other MLAs to join the Progressive Conservatives did not sit well with most Albertans, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »

Notley’s Leadership Pulls NDP Ahead of Rivals in Alberta

Since the start of the campaign, Notley’s approval and momentum numbers have improved markedly, as PC Party loses support from voters aged 55 and over. Calgary, AB – A large majority of Albertans head into tomorrow’s provincial election believing a new party should be in charge of the Legislative Assembly, a new Insights West poll… 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 »

Albertans Regard Drop in Oil Prices as Top Story of 2015

Premier Rachel Notley selected as “Newsmaker of the Year” by large margin. Calgary, AB – Despite experiencing political shifts in Edmonton and Ottawa in a span of six months, most Albertans think the oil crisis was the top story of the year, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a… Read more »