December 23, 2013
More than half of those who will donate to charity will do so because it’s Christmas.
Vancouver, BC – Many British Columbians will make a significant contribution to charitable causes in the weeks leading up to the end of 2013,... Read more
December 18, 2013
Most British Columbians dislike shopping in crowded malls to buy gifts—other holiday worries are the credit card balance and gaining weight.
Vancouver, BC – Residents of British Columbia suggest Santa Claus will be good for them and their families this... Read more
December 13, 2013
One-in-four residents are driving over the bridge less often than they did a year ago, while almost half of frequent users rely on it as they always have.
Vancouver, BC –The Port Mann Bridge toll, which is scheduled to increase... Read more
December 10, 2013
More than half of city residents would either reject the development permit, or postpone the decision until more research is conducted.
Vancouver, BC – The proposed relocation of the Edgewater Casino near BC Place is not instantly endorsed by a... Read more
December 3, 2013
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... Read more
November 21, 2013
Across the province, 42% of residents support the project—a seven-point jump since February.
Vancouver, BC – Opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines has subsided over the past 10 months in British Columbia, with the province’s residents now being... Read more
November 12, 2013
BCAA Annual Winter Driving Survey reveals one-in-three B.C. drivers admit to "freaking out" when they have to drive in snow
Burnaby, B.C. – A new survey for the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) reveals that British Columbians... Read more
October 29, 2013
According to our BC Halloween poll, a surprisingly large number of BC adults believe in the supernatural, from the afterlife (60%) and angels (54%), to ghosts (48%), demonic spirits (36%), Satan (37%), and spirits of deceased individuals (41%).
Most residents... Read more
October 22, 2013
Fifty-five per cent of employees in BC would seriously consider leaving their job if a better one came along, according to BC HRMA and Insights West.
Vancouver, BC — More than half (55%) of all BC employees are susceptible to... Read more
October 19, 2013
Calgarians are more concerned about transportation, while economic development is the main worry for Edmontonians.
Calgary, AB – As voters in Alberta prepare to cast their ballots in municipal elections, the mayors of Calgary and Edmonton hold extraordinary approval ratings,... Read more
October 17, 2013
A large majority of BC residents want to see more competition, but a foreign carrier is only appealing to half of them.
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians have been paying attention to recent discussions about the state of Canada’s wireless... Read more
October 7, 2013
Residents are in favour of more education, official apologies and conferences, but are divided on the question of monetary compensation for victims.
Vancouver, BC – People in British Columbia are decidedly supportive of policies that would foster a deeper understanding... Read more
September 19, 2013
People in the two Western provinces are familiar with the concept of hydraulic fracturing, but while practically half of Albertans support the method of gas extraction in their province, only a third of British Columbians concur.
Vancouver, BC – The... Read more
September 17, 2013
New research reveals regional differences in activity participation levels
Vancouver, BC – MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) today unveiled its new brand platform, as the national retailer intensifies... Read more