Your Insights on 2013 Dream Employer of BC

British Columbians pick their “Dream Employer,” but the results might surprise you: 39% name a particular private company, 36% choose a government or crown corporation as their dream job, and 14% select self-employment. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians think the job of their dreams could be waiting for them in both the public and private… Read more »

Your Insights on Funding for TransLink

Just two-thirds of Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley residents (66%) are aware of TransLink’s current budget issue. A significant majority (72%) are in favour of TransLink acquiring new funding (39% support new funding alone and 33% reducing some services and acquiring some new funding). Vancouver, BC – A recent Insights West online poll surveyed 441… Read more »

Trudeau’s Victory is Top Story of 2015 in British Columbia

Premier Christy Clark is Newsmaker of the Year, followed by the province’s three new federal ministers. Vancouver, BC – Most British Columbians believe the change of government in Ottawa was the most important news story of 2015, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of a representative provincial sample, respondents were… Read more »

Yes Still Ahead, But Metro Vancouverites Confused About Plebiscite

Only 36% of residents have enough information on exactly which projects will take place in their community if the vote is successful. Vancouver, BC – Support for the Yes side in the Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite continues to be soft, as a large proportion of residents acknowledge having little information about what will… Read more »

Metro Vancouverites Fed Up with TransLink Were Key to No Victory

Few residents expect to see more accountability, efficiency and quality in the future, and 62% say reforming TransLink should be the main transportation priority. Vancouver, BC – Residents of Metro Vancouver articulate one main concern following the defeat of the Yes side in the Transit and Transportation Plebiscite, a new Insights West poll has found…. 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 »

Tepid Support for Yes in Metro Vancouver Transit Vote

A third of residents say they will “probably” vote Yes, while one-in-four are “definitely” voting No. Vancouver, BC – Residents of Metro Vancouver are offering lukewarm support for a Yes vote in next year’s Transportation and Transit Referendum, a new Insights West poll has found. In the first public survey conducted since the introduction of… Read more »

No Remains Ahead in Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite

Less than half of weekday transit riders would vote “Yes”, as animosity from drivers towards the proposed tax continues to grow. Vancouver, BC – Most Metro Vancouver residents say they plan to vote No when the mail-in ballot for the Transportation and Transit Plebiscite reaches their home, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »

Support for No Surges in Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite

Drivers, middle-income earners and residents who live south of the Fraser River are the least likely to vote Yes. Vancouver, BC – A majority of Metro Vancouver residents are currently planning to vote No in the upcoming Transportation and Transit Plebiscite, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative sample… Read more »