July 11, 2019
Government receives good marks for the economy, healthcare, and education, but scores poorly on handling pipelines, gas prices, and the continuing opioid crisis.
Sentiments over housing affordability in the province cool off as environment and climate change anxieties heat up.
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June 26, 2019
A new BCAA survey reveals misconceptions and misunderstandings over child passenger laws
Burnaby, BC – A new survey for BCAA shows that busy B.C. parents are increasingly relying on others to get their kids where they need to go, raising concerns... Read more
June 3, 2019
BCers also feel strongly that private school employees should be protected by BC Human Rights Code
Vancouver, BC – The idea of public funding and subsidies for private schools in British Columbia is being met with disapproval from residents across... Read more
April 16, 2019
75% of British Columbians are worried about their online financial data, 60% are worried about cameras on their devices, and even 33% cover the cameras on their devices to protect themselves.
Vancouver, BC – Our latest Insights West poll shows... Read more
April 4, 2019
Vancouver Public Library is one of the most highly regarded brands in Western Canada, out of Insights West’s 450+ “Brand Reputation Insights” normative database. Almost all (95%) Vancouver residents agree that the Vancouver Public Library is one of the... Read more
March 26, 2019
Nearly 8-in-10 (79%) of BC Residents are concerned about the measles outbreak, and only 42% are very confident that they are protected.
Vancouver, BC – In our latest Insights West poll, the vast majority of BC residents are concerned about... Read more
February 11, 2019
53% of Canadians feel that climate change cannot simply be blamed on human activity alone, and there are still 10% of Canadians who believe that climate change is not happening at all.
Vancouver, BC – Highlights from our latest comprehensive... Read more
February 1, 2019
Only 8% of British Columbians think the Canadian economy will improve next year.
Vancouver, BC – In our latest economic confidence poll looking at the consumer’s outlook on the Canadian economy for 2019, 64% of BC residents describe the economic... Read more
December 7, 2018
Those who have cast their votes are evenly split between adopting PR or maintaining the status quo.
Vancouver, BC – As British Columbia’s referendum on electoral reform nears completion, the latest Insights West poll finds that voters continue to be... Read more
December 5, 2018
An NHL rivalry between Seattle and Vancouver could bring major tourism benefits, as hockey fans from both sides of the border claim they’re likely to take a trip to watch a game in their rival city.
Vancouver, BC – A... Read more
December 4, 2018
A new BCAA survey reveals partygoers’ dangerous misconceptions and plans.
Burnaby, BC – The first holiday season with legalized cannabis could be a dangerous one on BC roads according to a new BCAA survey released today, revealing people’s plans to... Read more
November 9, 2018
Chinese Canadians favour using First Past The Post over Proportional Representation system for provincial elections.
Vancouver, BC – As British Columbia’s referendum on electoral reform continues, a new Insights West poll conducted on behalf of the Canada Committee 100 Society... Read more
November 5, 2018
Three-in-four residents believe getting vaccinated helps to protect the vulnerable and is the responsible thing to do.
Vancouver, BC – In spite of misconceptions surrounding flu vaccinations, a new Insights West poll conducted on behalf of London Drugs has found... Read more
October 15, 2018
Two thirds of Metro Vancouverites are overwhelmed by the number of candidates and are having a difficult time finding meaningful information about them.
Vancouver, BC – With less than a week remaining until British Columbia’s civic elections take place, the... Read more
October 12, 2018
This project receives stronger public support relative to other large-scale provincial energy projects.
Vancouver, BC – A week after the Government of British Columbia announced final approval has been given for a $40-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and pipeline... Read more
September 18, 2018
BCAA and Preventable install “Pavement Patty” in busy Burnaby school zone to push for safer driving
Burnaby, BC – A new survey that shows unsafe driving by parents in school zones across BC during back-to-school has BCAA and Preventable taking... Read more
September 7, 2018
While residents are supportive of the tax revenues, decriminalization, new jobs and safety controls that marijuana legalization will bring, they are very concerned about addiction, impaired driving and unwanted second-hand smoke.
Vancouver, BC – According to the latest Insights West... Read more
August 17, 2018
21% admit to being addicted to their Smartphone, and overall weekly usage has increased 20% since 2014.
Vancouver, BC – Two-thirds of British Columbians (66%) say their smartphone plays a very important part in their lives, a significantly higher majority... Read more
August 2, 2018
Foreign home buyers, population growth, shadow flipping and money laundering are seen as the primary causes.
Vancouver, BC – Metro Vancouver residents overwhelmingly agree that the region is facing a housing crisis and largely blame foreign home buyers, local population... Read more
July 25, 2018
BC government gets the best marks on environment, education and healthcare, but failing grades on poverty, housing affordability and homelessness.
Vancouver, BC – Six months after our last “BC Government Report Card” and just over a year after the BC... Read more