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
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