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 »

Saskatchewan Party Heavily Favoured in Provincial Election

Premier Brad Wall increased his standing on the approval, issues and “best Premier” questions. Vancouver, BC – The final week of the campaign has solidified Brad Wall’s position as the best option to lead the Government of Saskatchewan, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 61%… Read more »

Manitoba Progressive Conservatives Hold Sizeable Lead

Only 23% approve of the performance of Greg Selinger, who also trails Brian Pallister in the “Best Premier” question. Vancouver, BC – Voters in Manitoba are warming up to the idea of a change in government as the provincial election campaign enters its final week, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online… Read more »

Clark Drops, Horgan Stable, Weaver Surges in British Columbia

Green Party leader gains points on approval and momentum, but the BC Liberals and BC NDP dominate on issues. Vancouver, BC – Fewer British Columbians are satisfied with the performance of the incumbent head of government as the provincial electoral campaign is set to begin, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online… Read more »

Wall’s Popularity Propels Saskatchewan Party to Large Lead

Almost two thirds of residents approve of the Premier’s performance. Vancouver, BC – The Saskatchewan Party is particularly popular as voters in the province ponder their options in this spring’s election, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, 56% of decided voters would cast a ballot… Read more »

British Columbians Still Getting to Know Political Leaders

There are no clear favourites on “authenticity” and “trustworthiness”, but more than half believe the incumbent premier would “say anything to get elected”. Vancouver, BC – As British Columbians prepare for the 41st provincial election, an Insights West poll conducted for Vancouver Magazine asked about specific character traits from the three main party leaders. In… Read more »

Long Waiting Times is Biggest Health Care Concern for British Columbians

Metro Vancouverites support ride-hailing services, and few parents of K-12 children have confidence in the provincial government to handle education. Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver analyzed the views of British Columbians on the health care system, the opinions of Metro Vancouver residents on issues related to transportation, and the… Read more »

Housing and Jobs Are Key Election Issues for BC’s Post-Secondary Students

No party has a decisive advantage when it comes to representing the “views and interests” of post-secondary students. Vancouver, BC – Post-secondary students in British Columbia are primarily concerned with two issues as the provincial election looms, a new Insights West poll conducted on behalf of the UBC Alma Mater Society (AMS) has found. In… Read more »

Divisive Election Leaves British Columbians Pondering Options

Balanced budgets, a ministry for mental health and addictions and a ban on grizzly bear trophy hunting are the most popular campaign promises. Vancouver, BC – The extremely close provincial election in British Columbia has left a large proportion of the electorate unhappy, a new Insights West “exit poll” conducted for CTV Vancouver has found…. Read more »