June 7, 2018
Coast Capital Savings and Insights West partner to understand impact of current housing market on province’s youth
Surrey, BC – In the online survey of a representative sample of 820 British Columbians, it is clear young people in the province... Read more
June 1, 2018
Support for the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline is holding steady (51%) relative to our last wave in April.
Vancouver, BC – Days before Kinder Morgan’s May 31st deadline—intended to create certainty for the company’s investment in... Read more
May 30, 2018
With the average price of gas in BC reaching record levels, a majority of British Columbians say rising prices are having a negative impact on them personally, and many have adjusted their driving and spending habits to compensate for... Read more
May 7, 2018
Insights West is pleased to announce that Dr. Angus Reid and Steve Mossop have jointly formed a strategic venture and have created a new company called the Angus Reid Forum.
As part of this partnership, Angus Reid Forum has acquired... Read more
May 2, 2018
Burnaby, BC – A new BCAA survey shows that parents think they need to spend big dollars to keep their children safer in the car, concerned BCAA wants to see more learning and less spending from parents.
The BCAA Child... Read more
April 20, 2018
The majority of residents are convinced the pipeline will eventually get built.
Vancouver, BC – With Kinder Morgan’s decision to set May 31st as a deadline to create certainty for the company’s investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and... Read more
April 9, 2018
Most Canadians who shun e-commerce say they can’t tell the quality of a product during an online purchase.
Vancouver, BC – Almost half of Canadians are purchasing products or services online on a monthly basis at the very least, claiming... Read more
March 15, 2018
Poor opinion of politicians and car salespeople continues across the country.
Vancouver, BC – Firefighters and nurses are the only professionals respected by more than nine-in-ten Canadians, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey of a... Read more
March 1, 2018
More than four-in-five residents think the new “speculation tax” and the expansion and increase of the foreign buyers tax are good ideas.
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians reacted positively to the inclusion of specific policies to deal with housing in... Read more
February 21, 2018
Strong disagreement with the new second line of the national anthem outranks strong agreement by a 2-to-1 margin.
Vancouver, BC – The federal government’s decision to introduce gender-neutral English lyrics to the national anthem has divided Canadians who speak English,... Read more
February 13, 2018
Politics and intimacy are among the most contentious issues for Canadian couples.
Vancouver, BC – While four-in-five Canadians currently in a relationship dismiss Valentine’s Day as a “commercial enterprise”, three-in-four plan to celebrate the occasion tomorrow, a new Insights West... Read more
February 8, 2018
Three-in-four employed women think men and women who do the same job and have the same skill levels are not paid equally.
Vancouver, BC – A significant majority of Canadians who currently work believe it is time to establish new... Read more
February 6, 2018
Almost two thirds of residents lack a written plan, a meeting place and a designated shelter in the event of an actual emergency.
Honolulu, HI – Less than a month after an alert sent shockwaves through the State of Hawaii,... Read more
February 1, 2018
Half of the city’s residents are in favour of using public funds to build a multi-purpose stadium for the new franchise.
Halifax, NS – Many residents of Halifax are looking forward to the Canadian Football League (CFL) establishing a team... Read more
January 24, 2018
One-in-four residents think Team Canada will win more medals this year than in Sochi 2014.
Vancouver, BC – Ice hockey and figure skating will be the two competitions that Canadians will be watching the most during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter... Read more
January 19, 2018
Banning both the grizzly bear hunt and political donations from corporations and unions are the two most popular government decisions.
Vancouver, BC – The level of concern about housing, homelessness and poverty in British Columbia has reached an extraordinarily high... Read more
December 18, 2017
Support for legalizing cannabis increased in the province, but there is little appetite to make other drugs available.
Calgary, AB – Many Albertans are satisfied with the marijuana-related policies recently introduced by the provincial government, a new Insights West poll... Read more
December 13, 2017
Generation X leads the way in current consumption of BC wine, but Millennials are closing in.
Vancouver, BC – Half of wine drinkers in British Columbia say their preferred wine is produced in the province, and two-in-five say they are... Read more
December 8, 2017
Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians make socially conscious choices in their lives, but when it comes to their financial institution, most never research the type of businesses or organizations it funds, according to a new Vancity... Read more