October 19, 2017
Two-in-five residents believe marijuana should be sold in stand-alone facilities, and not drugstores or liquor stores.
Vancouver, BC – While a large proportion of British Columbians continues to voice support for the legalization of marijuana, very few are in favour... Read more
October 5, 2017
Metro Vancouver Parents Reaping Benefits from Out-of-School Programs
Parents say their kids are learning something new, becoming more sociable and improving their school performance.
Vancouver, BC – Parents of children aged 6 to 12 report benefits from enrolling their kids in... Read more
October 3, 2017
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... Read more
September 27, 2017
Residents aged 55 and over are more likely to watch television while having dinner than their younger counterparts.
Vancouver, BC – A large proportion of British Columbians are skipping meals on weekdays because of work or other commitments, a new... Read more
September 21, 2017
Three-in-ten residents have recently donated to health and health care-related organizations.
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians are more likely to make a financial donation to charities that they have established a personal connection with, according to the Read more
September 14, 2017
Roughly the same proportion of residents support and oppose the proposed Kinder Morgan project.
Vancouver, BC – The recent provincial election and the swearing-in of a new government in British Columbia have not moved the needle on the issue of... Read more
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
September 5, 2017
BCAA asks parents to make a “new school year” resolution to improve driving habits
Burnaby, BC – BCAA’s second annual School Zone Safety survey, conducted by Insights West, shows that driving in school zones has gone from... Read more
August 22, 2017
More than half of residents approve of the performance of Premier John Horgan.
Vancouver, BC – As the BC Liberals prepare to set the guidelines for the election of a new leader, former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts has emerged as... Read more
August 10, 2017
Only one in every four cups of coffee or tea poured in Metro Vancouver stores goes into a personal reusable container.
Vancouver, BC – Residents of Metro Vancouver have not fully embraced the concept of personal reusable containers for coffee... Read more
August 2, 2017
Law breaking, rubbernecking and speeding are some of the unsafe behaviours reported.
Burnaby, BC – Summer is high season for vehicle breakdowns and a new survey— commissioned by BCAA and conducted by Insights West—shows that unsafe driver behaviours and ambivalence... Read more
July 20, 2017
The by-law amendments proposed by Vancouver City Council are regarded as a “good idea” by three-in-four Metro Vancouver residents.
Vancouver, BC – Most residents of Metro Vancouver think Vancouver City Council was right to put forward bylaw amendments to prohibit... 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 29, 2017
Several of the proposals included in the document are popular, but many residents doubt the BC Liberal government will implement them.
Vancouver, BC – As the Legislative Assembly prepares for a vote that may bring down the current provincial government... 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
May 26, 2017
Three-in-five residents think a referendum is needed before changing the province’s electoral system.
Vancouver, BC – A majority of British Columbians would like to see the BC Green Party supporting the BC New Democratic Party (NDP) in the Legislative Assembly... Read more
May 10, 2017
Balanced budgets, a ministry for mental health and addictions and a ban on grizzly bear trophy hunting are the most popular campaign promises.
Vancouver, BC – The extremely close provincial election in British Columbia has left a large proportion of... Read more
May 8, 2017
Weaver is the best rated leader, Clark preferred on finances and Horgan still ahead on health care, education and housing.
Vancouver, BC – Age, gender and regional differences have pushed the two main contending parties in the British Columbia provincial... Read more