January 24, 2017
Settling First Nations claims, lawmaker independence and screening of immigrants are the most popular policy proposals.
Vancouver, BC – With four months to go before the Conservative Party chooses its new leader, only four of the 14 contenders for the... Read more
December 14, 2016
65% Say Working with a Financial Advisor Helped Them Achieve Their Retirement Goals
VANCOUVER, BC – Insights West, a leading Canadian market research firm, and Credential Financial, a national wealth management firm for credit unions and independent financial institutions, today... Read more
November 3, 2016
One third of Canadians want the federal government to seriously consider severing diplomatic ties with the United States if Trump wins the election.
Vancouver, BC – As the United States presidential campaign reaches its final week, the proportion of Canadians... Read more
October 26, 2016
While nine-in-ten Canadians agree with distracted driving laws, only 51% say they have been effective.
Vancouver, BC – Canadians are decidedly supportive of the legislation that bans drivers from using hand-held devices in every province, and a majority believe the... Read more
October 18, 2016
Only 9% of Canadians who have never used marijuana are “likely” to try it for the first time if it becomes legal.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are in favour of marijuana becoming legal, but there is no consensus on... Read more
August 9, 2016
Half of Canadians appear satisfied with the amount of coverage of the American election in domestic media outlets.
Vancouver, BC – The selection of real estate developer Donald Trump as the presidential nominee of the Republican Party in the United... Read more
July 19, 2016
Almost nine-in-ten would welcome fines or jail time for scalpers who are caught using computer programs to purchase tickets.
Vancouver, BC – Three-in-ten Canadians who attend concerts have been unable to buy tickets to the performance of their choice, and... Read more
July 7, 2016
Only 18% of Canadian leisure travellers say their trips will not be impacted at all by the state of the national currency.
Calgary, AB – Four-in-five Canadian travellers feel the weakness of the national currency is a reason to rethink... Read more
June 28, 2016
Appetite to hold a referendum to settle the issue of electoral reform remains high.
Vancouver, BC – Public backing for a new federal electoral system has increased over the past five months, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found.
In... Read more
June 15, 2016
But most believe Canadian politicians should stay neutral and avoid public statements during the American campaign.
Vancouver, BC – The notion of real estate developer Donald Trump becoming President of the United States continues to worry Canadians from coast-to-coast, a... Read more
June 7, 2016
More than half also think transgender Canadians should be allowed to use the public bathroom of their choice.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are in favour of the provisions included in the proposed legislation that deals with issues related to... Read more
June 1, 2016
Seven-in-ten Canadians say they have a negative opinion of politicians.
Vancouver, BC – An overwhelming majority of Canadians express admiration towards two professions, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative national sample, more... Read more
May 3, 2016
Three-in-four Canadians believe the federal government should not approve homeopathic claims unless they are supported by scientific evidence.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians have tried alternative medicine, and a majority would like to see the health care system funding these... Read more
April 18, 2016
Support for the Progressive Conservative Party surpasses the 50% mark.
Vancouver, BC – Voters in Manitoba are ready for a different political party to take control of the Legislative Assembly, a new Insights West poll has found.
In the online survey... Read more
April 12, 2016
Only 23% approve of the performance of Greg Selinger, who also trails Brian Pallister in the “Best Premier” question.
Vancouver, BC – Voters in Manitoba are warming up to the idea of a change in government as the provincial election... Read more
April 3, 2016
Premier Brad Wall increased his standing on the approval, issues and “best Premier” questions.
Vancouver, BC – The final week of the campaign has solidified Brad Wall’s position as the best option to lead the Government of Saskatchewan, a new... Read more
March 31, 2016
Large proportions of residents in different provinces say they have witnessed illegal or dangerous behaviour on the road.
Vancouver, BC – Many Canadians believe there are worse drivers in their city or town than five years ago, and nine-in-ten have... Read more
March 29, 2016
Almost two thirds of residents approve of the Premier’s performance.
Vancouver, BC – The Saskatchewan Party is particularly popular as voters in the province ponder their options in this spring’s election, a new Insights West poll has found.
In the online... Read more