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
September 21, 2017
Three-in-ten residents have recently donated to health and health care-related organizations.
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians are more likely to make a financial donation to charities that they have established a personal connection with, according to the Read more
September 5, 2017
BCAA asks parents to make a “new school year” resolution to improve driving habits
Burnaby, BC – BCAA’s second annual School Zone Safety survey, conducted by Insights West, shows that driving in school zones has gone from... Read more
August 4, 2017
According to a new survey completed by Insights West, most drivers say that driving in the province has gotten worse in the last five years – pointing at bad driving behaviours as one of the top contributors to B.C.’s... 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 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
June 6, 2017
For “average” service at a sit-down establishment, most residents would tip 10% to 14%.
Calgary, AB – Half of Albertans say there are circumstances in which food servers should not be tipped at all, a new Insights West poll has... 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
February 23, 2017
Only one-in-four drivers have had their child car seat checked by a certified expert.
Burnaby, BC – A new BCAA survey reveals many parents in British Columbia take risks when transporting their kids, such as using a second-hand child car... Read more