September 12, 2017
Most Canadians have not followed the issue closely, and are more likely to believe that politicians and lawyers pay fewer taxes than doctors and surgeons.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians have paid little or no attention to the recent proposal... Read more
August 30, 2017
The former Wildrose Party leader outperforms Jason Kenney on favourability and in head-to-head electoral matchups against the governing New Democrats.
Calgary, AB – Albertans seem happy with the prospect of Brian Jean becoming leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP),... Read more
July 13, 2017
Organic food consumption is more prevalent in British Columbia, while Albertans are more likely to consume a product past its expiry or “Best Before” date.
Vancouver, BC – There is a sizeable gender gap in Canada when it comes to... Read more
June 27, 2017
Calgary joins Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal as places Canadians will actually visit in the next six months.
Vancouver, BC – As the country marks its 150th birthday, Canadians look at three destinations in the West as the most attractive places... Read more
June 15, 2017
Only one-in-four Canadians have a positive opinion of politicians.
Vancouver, BC – For the second year in a row, nurses are the most respected professionals in the country, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey of... Read more
June 6, 2017
For “average” service at a sit-down establishment, most residents would tip 10% to 14%.
Calgary, AB – Half of Albertans say there are circumstances in which food servers should not be tipped at all, a new Insights West poll has... Read more
April 20, 2017
France’s proposal to allow employees to “disconnect” on evenings and weekends is supported by four-in-five Canadians who are working full-time.
Vancouver, BC – A majority of Canadians who are working full time say they had to stay late at work... Read more
April 7, 2017
Seven-in-ten Canadians expect to pay more for groceries and gasoline in the next six months.
Vancouver, BC – While most Canadians believe the national economy is currently in good shape, residents of Ontario and Alberta are unmistakably more fretful about... Read more
February 28, 2017
Canadians are spending more time discussing American politics with their family, friends and co-workers than domestic issues.
Vancouver, BC – As the sons of the President of the United States arrive in Vancouver for the opening of a new hotel... Read more
February 21, 2017
Getting rid of the nickel is not a popular idea among Baby Boomers and Generation X, but Millennials are divided.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are happy with the disappearance of the one-cent coin from their currency, a new nationwide... Read more
February 15, 2017
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... Read more
February 3, 2017
Only a third of residents have not dealt with salespeople at their doorstep in the past four years.
Calgary, AB – Residents of Alberta are decidedly on side with the provincial government’s decision to ban door-to-door sales of home energy... Read more
January 24, 2017
Settling First Nations claims, lawmaker independence and screening of immigrants are the most popular policy proposals.
Vancouver, BC – With four months to go before the Conservative Party chooses its new leader, only four of the 14 contenders for the... Read more
December 14, 2016
65% Say Working with a Financial Advisor Helped Them Achieve Their Retirement Goals
VANCOUVER, BC – Insights West, a leading Canadian market research firm, and Credential Financial, a national wealth management firm for credit unions and independent financial institutions, today... Read more
December 7, 2016
Still, the New Democrats are now tied for second place with the Progressive Conservatives, as Wildrose Party leads.
Calgary, AB – The Alberta government is connecting with the public on energy and pipelines, but continues to lag on other issues,... Read more
November 25, 2016
Overall, Calgary residents have a positive overall opinion of Uber.
Calgary, AB – The majority of Calgarians would like to see Uber returning to the city’s streets, a new Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative... Read more
November 3, 2016
One third of Canadians want the federal government to seriously consider severing diplomatic ties with the United States if Trump wins the election.
Vancouver, BC – As the United States presidential campaign reaches its final week, the proportion of Canadians... Read more
October 26, 2016
While nine-in-ten Canadians agree with distracted driving laws, only 51% say they have been effective.
Vancouver, BC – Canadians are decidedly supportive of the legislation that bans drivers from using hand-held devices in every province, and a majority believe the... Read more
October 18, 2016
Only 9% of Canadians who have never used marijuana are “likely” to try it for the first time if it becomes legal.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are in favour of marijuana becoming legal, but there is no consensus on... Read more