Views of British Columbians Shifting on Northern Gateway

Across the province, 42% of residents support the project—a seven-point jump since February. Vancouver, BC – Opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines has subsided over the past 10 months in British Columbia, with the province’s residents now being staunchly divided on the project, a new survey from Insights West has found. In the… Read more »

Domestic Energy Needs a Priority for Albertans, British Columbians

British Columbians want to proceed with caution on LNG, particularly on the issue of extraction. Vancouver, BC – Western Canadians believe that the country’s own energy needs should be the most important component of any new national policy, a new Insights West survey conducted in partnership with BC Business and Alberta Venture has found. The… Read more »

Half of British Columbians Oppose Northern Gateway

In a purported province-wide referendum, almost half of the province’s residents would say “No” to the project. Vancouver, BC – Public support for the Northern Gateway Pipeline has dropped in British Columbia but remains high in Alberta, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of representative provincial samples, four-in-five British Columbians… Read more »

Your Insights on the Northern Gateway Pipeline

BC and Alberta residents stand at two ends of the spectrum on the Northern Gateway pipeline: the vast majority (75%) of Alberta residents support the pipeline, while in BC, 61% oppose it. Vancouver, BC / Calgary, AB – A recent Insights West online poll surveyed 512 British Columbians and 562 Albertans on Enbridge’s proposed Northern… Read more »

Government, BCTF Dispute is Top Story of 2014 for British Columbians

Premier Christy Clark is the “Newsmaker of the Year”, followed by labour negotiator Vince Ready and Trevor Linden of the Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver, BC – The labour dispute between the provincial government and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) is regarded as the #1 story of the year for British Columbians, a new Insights West poll… Read more »

Half of British Columbians Remain Opposed to Northern Gateway

The public remains divided on the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion. Vancouver, BC – The views of British Columbians on two proposed pipeline projects have not gone through a massive shift over the past few months, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 50% of… Read more »