October 19, 2017
Two-in-five residents believe marijuana should be sold in stand-alone facilities, and not drugstores or liquor stores.
Vancouver, BC – While a large proportion of British Columbians continues to voice support for the legalization of marijuana, very few are in favour... 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 14, 2017
Roughly the same proportion of residents support and oppose the proposed Kinder Morgan project.
Vancouver, BC – The recent provincial election and the swearing-in of a new government in British Columbia have not moved the needle on the issue of... Read more
September 12, 2017
Most Canadians have not followed the issue closely, and are more likely to believe that politicians and lawyers pay fewer taxes than doctors and surgeons.
Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians have paid little or no attention to the recent proposal... 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 30, 2017
The former Wildrose Party leader outperforms Jason Kenney on favourability and in head-to-head electoral matchups against the governing New Democrats.
Calgary, AB – Albertans seem happy with the prospect of Brian Jean becoming leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP),... Read more
August 22, 2017
More than half of residents approve of the performance of Premier John Horgan.
Vancouver, BC – As the BC Liberals prepare to set the guidelines for the election of a new leader, former Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts has emerged as... 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
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
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
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
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