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
May 4, 2017
More than a third think the BC NDP would do worse than the BC Liberals on job creation.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver reviewed the sentiments of British Columbians on issues related to finances.
Economic... Read more
May 2, 2017
Most residents support banning political donations from corporations and unions, and just one-in-five think the LNG industry will benefit the entire province.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver reviewed the sentiments of British Columbians on... Read more
April 28, 2017
Three-in-four residents believe provincial government financial support for their communities is worse than in the Lower Mainland.
Terrace, BC – Eighty-five per cent of Northern B.C. residents believe it is important to have a revenue sharing agreement under which a... Read more
April 27, 2017
Metro Vancouverites support ride-hailing services, and few parents of K-12 children have confidence in the provincial government to handle education.
Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver analyzed the views of British Columbians on the health... 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 10, 2017
Green Party leader gains points on approval and momentum, but the BC Liberals and BC NDP dominate on issues.
Vancouver, BC – Fewer British Columbians are satisfied with the performance of the incumbent head of government as the provincial electoral... 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
March 30, 2017
Practically three-in-four voters in five rural British Columbia constituencies are opposed to the practice.
Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians living in rural ridings oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears, a poll conducted by Insights West on behalf... Read more
March 28, 2017
There are no clear favourites on “authenticity” and “trustworthiness”, but more than half believe the incumbent premier would “say anything to get elected”.
Vancouver, BC – As British Columbians prepare for the 41st provincial election, an Insights West poll conducted... Read more
March 16, 2017
Good service at a sit-down restaurant bumps most tips in the province to the 15% to 19% threshold.
Vancouver, BC – A third of British Columbians refuse to tip at restaurants where they perceive to have received bad service, but... Read more