September 17, 2019
BCers’ fears of a recession are casting a negative light on expectations both for the Canadian economy and personal household finances in the future
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians are feeling both confident and shaky when it comes to the Canadian... Read more
August 15, 2019
While only 7% of Canadians currently follow a primarily plant-based diet, a significant number (27%) are considering doing so in the future
Vancouver, BC — Heading into the last weeks of the summer, don’t be surprised if you see a... Read more
March 20, 2019
Vancouver, BC – According to a new study called “The Future of Cannabis in Canada” conducted by Insights West for Resonance Consultancy in partnership with Valens GroWorks, there has been a Canadian-wide increase in Cannabis consumption since legalization and... 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 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
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
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
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 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 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
February 13, 2018
Politics and intimacy are among the most contentious issues for Canadian couples.
Vancouver, BC – While four-in-five Canadians currently in a relationship dismiss Valentine’s Day as a “commercial enterprise”, three-in-four plan to celebrate the occasion tomorrow, a new Insights West... Read more
December 13, 2017
Generation X leads the way in current consumption of BC wine, but Millennials are closing in.
Vancouver, BC – Half of wine drinkers in British Columbia say their preferred wine is produced in the province, and two-in-five say they are... Read more
December 8, 2017
Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians make socially conscious choices in their lives, but when it comes to their financial institution, most never research the type of businesses or organizations it funds, according to a new Vancity... Read more
November 16, 2017
In Alberta, only 12% of residents believe the name and logo of the CFL franchise is unacceptable.
Vancouver, BC – In light of several discussions about the use of indigenous names and imagery in North American sport franchises, fewer than... 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