British Columbians Ponder Their “Dream Employers”

Better compensation, flexibility and medical benefits would move British Columbians to join a new company. Vancouver, BC – The second annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals that three-in-ten employed British Columbians are not particularly satisfied with their workplaces and have… Read more »

A Large Majority of Metro Vancouver residents (61%) continue to Cross-border Shop, but Declining Loonie Having an Impact

One third of residents say the drop in the Canadian dollar will make them less likely travel to the U.S. by car. Vancouver, BC – Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley residents are less keen on taking a trip to the United States by car than they were a year ago, but the proportion of residents… Read more »

Nearly All Chinese and South Asian British Columbians Have Faced Discrimination

While most have experienced a “moderate” or “small” amount of discrimination, only 16% say they have never encountered it. Vancouver, BC – In a groundbreaking survey of 658 Chinese and South Asian British Columbians conducted by Insights West through the Your Insights Multicultural Panel, more than four-in-five respondents say they have faced some form of… Read more »

All Things Christmas: Visiting Friends and Family Top Activity Among British Columbians and Albertans

British Columbians are more likely to re-gift or exchange presents than Albertans—Albertans far more likely to believe the story of baby Jesus. Vancouver, BC – Residents of British Columbia and Alberta regard time with friends and family as the most positive aspect of the holiday season, a new Insights West poll has found. The online… Read more »

City of Vancouver Tops List of Metro Vancouver Dream Employers

Working relationships with colleagues and supervisors cited as highest sources of satisfaction among employees. Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll of 2,000+ Metro Vancouver residents, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, uncovers the drivers of employee satisfaction and reveals the Top… Read more »

Most Metro Vancouverites Satisfied with Love Life

Men and women have different definitions when asked what actions amount to cheating on a steady partner. Vancouver, BC – In anticipation of Valentine’s Day this Sunday, Insights West felt inspired to release findings from our poll on love and sex conducted for Vancouver Magazine. We found that, while most residents of Metro Vancouver say… Read more »

Metro Vancouver Residents Name Their Dream Employers

Three in four Metro Vancouver employees are “delighted” or “happy” with their current job situation. Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals a list of 20 finalists that will be narrowed to the Top 10… Read more »