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
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