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 »

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 »

Alberta Government Improves on Energy and Pipeline Management

Still, the New Democrats are now tied for second place with the Progressive Conservatives, as Wildrose Party leads. Calgary, AB – The Alberta government is connecting with the public on energy and pipelines, but continues to lag on other issues, the Insights West “Alberta Government Report Card” has found. The online survey of a representative… Read more »

Albertans Remain Proud, But Few Would Embrace Independence

Ralph Klein regarded once again as the best premier of the past three decades. Calgary, AB – As Albertans prepare to observe “Heritage Day”, nine-in-ten residents claim to be very proud of the province they live in, and only a quarter would like to become an independent country, a new Insights West poll has found…. Read more »

Jean Seen as Better Option for United Conservative Party in Alberta

The former Wildrose Party leader outperforms Jason Kenney on favourability and in head-to-head electoral matchups against the governing New Democrats. Calgary, AB – Albertans seem happy with the prospect of Brian Jean becoming leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial… Read more »