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
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
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
February 8, 2018
Three-in-four employed women think men and women who do the same job and have the same skill levels are not paid equally.
Vancouver, BC – A significant majority of Canadians who currently work believe it is time to establish new... Read more
February 6, 2018
Almost two thirds of residents lack a written plan, a meeting place and a designated shelter in the event of an actual emergency.
Honolulu, HI – Less than a month after an alert sent shockwaves through the State of Hawaii,... Read more
February 1, 2018
Half of the city’s residents are in favour of using public funds to build a multi-purpose stadium for the new franchise.
Halifax, NS – Many residents of Halifax are looking forward to the Canadian Football League (CFL) establishing a team... Read more
December 18, 2017
Support for legalizing cannabis increased in the province, but there is little appetite to make other drugs available.
Calgary, AB – Many Albertans are satisfied with the marijuana-related policies recently introduced by the provincial government, a new Insights West poll... 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
December 6, 2017
But fewer than three-in-ten chose to report these incidents to a superior or human resources department.
Vancouver, BC – At a time of enhanced discussions about workplace etiquette and the #MeToo phenomenon, a sizeable proportion of working women in Canada... Read more
November 29, 2017
More than three-in-five drivers don’t feel they have to do anything different for winter driving this year.
Burnaby, BC – BCAA’s latest annual Winter Driving Survey—conducted by Insights West—shows that, despite many motorists experiencing a winter driving incident last year,... 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
November 8, 2017
Seven-in-ten residents support the change, which would see BC observe the holiday on the same day as seven other Canadian provinces.
Vancouver, BC – Most British Columbians are in favour of changing the date of the February statutory holiday, a... Read more
November 1, 2017
Seniors aged 65 to 74 are more likely to be spending time on structured and informal activities than their younger and older counterparts.
Vancouver, BC – Seniors who reside in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley and participate in or... Read more
October 24, 2017
A majority of Canadians believe specific types of costumes are “inappropriate” for both kids and adults.
Vancouver, BC – More than three-in-four Canadians will take part in activities to celebrate Halloween this year, with Albertans leading the country as the... 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