British Columbians Denounce Trophy Hunting, Furring

More than two thirds of residents have no problem with hunting animals for meat. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians draw a very clear line when they look at their relationship with animals, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative provincial sample shows that support for trophy hunting and furring… Read more »

British Columbians and Albertans Condemn Trophy Hunting

Residents of the two provinces hold differing views on rodeos, zoos and aquariums. Vancouver, BC – British Columbians and Albertans are equally dismayed by trophy hunting, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of representative provincial samples, 91% of British Columbians and 84% of Albertans say they oppose hunting animals for… Read more »

Only One-in-Four Canadians Support the Seal Harvest

Just 9% are in favour of “hunting animals for sport”—the issue of zoos and aquariums is the most divisive. Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are opposed to the seal harvest that takes place in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic each year, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of… Read more »

Rural British Columbians Oppose Trophy Hunting of Grizzly Bears

Practically three-in-four voters in five rural British Columbia constituencies are opposed to the practice. Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians living in rural ridings oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears, a poll conducted by Insights West on behalf of the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found. The results, based on a telephone study… Read more »

Four-in-Five Canadians Support Legislation to Ban Trophy Hunting

The level of rejection to hunting animals for sport is higher among Aboriginal Canadians. Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians believe it is time to end the practice of hunting animals for sport, a new nationwide Insights West poll conducted on behalf of Ban Trophy Hunting Ltd. has found. In the online survey of a representative… Read more »

British Columbians Support Ban on All Grizzly Bear Hunting

Nine-in-ten welcome the provincial government’s decision to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies in the province. Vancouver, BC – Three-in-four British Columbians believe no grizzly bears should be hunted in the province, a new poll by Insights West conducted in partnership with Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found. In the… Read more »