November 9, 2018
Chinese Canadians favour using First Past The Post over Proportional Representation system for provincial elections.
Vancouver, BC – As British Columbia’s referendum on electoral reform continues, a new Insights West poll conducted on behalf of the Canada Committee 100 Society... Read more
October 15, 2018
Two thirds of Metro Vancouverites are overwhelmed by the number of candidates and are having a difficult time finding meaningful information about them.
Vancouver, BC – With less than a week remaining until British Columbia’s civic elections take place, the... Read more
October 12, 2018
This project receives stronger public support relative to other large-scale provincial energy projects.
Vancouver, BC – A week after the Government of British Columbia announced final approval has been given for a $40-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and pipeline... Read more
September 18, 2018
BCAA and Preventable install “Pavement Patty” in busy Burnaby school zone to push for safer driving
Burnaby, BC – A new survey that shows unsafe driving by parents in school zones across BC during back-to-school has BCAA and Preventable taking... 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 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
July 25, 2018
BC government gets the best marks on environment, education and healthcare, but failing grades on poverty, housing affordability and homelessness.
Vancouver, BC – Six months after our last “BC Government Report Card” and just over a year after the BC... Read more
June 1, 2018
Support for the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline is holding steady (51%) relative to our last wave in April.
Vancouver, BC – Days before Kinder Morgan’s May 31st deadline—intended to create certainty for the company’s investment in... Read more
April 20, 2018
The majority of residents are convinced the pipeline will eventually get built.
Vancouver, BC – With Kinder Morgan’s decision to set May 31st as a deadline to create certainty for the company’s investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, and... Read more
March 1, 2018
More than four-in-five residents think the new “speculation tax” and the expansion and increase of the foreign buyers tax are good ideas.
Vancouver, BC – British Columbians reacted positively to the inclusion of specific policies to deal with housing in... Read more
February 21, 2018
Strong disagreement with the new second line of the national anthem outranks strong agreement by a 2-to-1 margin.
Vancouver, BC – The federal government’s decision to introduce gender-neutral English lyrics to the national anthem has divided Canadians who speak English,... 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
January 19, 2018
Banning both the grizzly bear hunt and political donations from corporations and unions are the two most popular government decisions.
Vancouver, BC – The level of concern about housing, homelessness and poverty in British Columbia has reached an extraordinarily high... 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 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 27, 2017
Over the past year, the provincial government has improved its standing on issues, particularly crime and public safety.
Calgary, AB – The United Conservative Party (UCP) is currently the most popular option for voters in Alberta, the Insights West “Alberta... 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
October 30, 2017
Dissatisfaction with the federal government is highest on electoral reform, dealing with drug abuse and pending pipeline projects.
Vancouver, BC – Two years after the Liberal Party’s victory in the 2015 federal election, Canadians are divided on which issues the... Read more
October 26, 2017
Legislature has until November 30 to bring in much-needed reforms.
Voters across British Columbia want to see corporate, union and out-of-province donations banned in municipal campaigns before next year’s election, a new survey by Insights West has found.
“The appetite to... Read more