About one fifth of past-year users consume marijuana or cannabis daily (20%), and more than a third use it more often than once a week (38%). On average, past-year users consume marijuana about 100 days out of the year (on average, 102 days out of the year).
More than 7 in 10 Canadians agree torture is not an effective means of getting information (71%). This is especially characteristic of females (77%) rather than males (65%); the oldest (65+ -75%); in Quebec (83%); in mid-income groups($60k to 80k -75%); and among New Democrats (88%). Fewer than one fifth agree torture is effective for intelligence gatheri...
One quarter of Canadians have had a problem with opioid dependency or know someone who has had a problem (25%). Of those, about 1 in 7 have had a family member become dependent (14%), about a tenth know someone who has been dependent (9%), and 1 in 33 has personally been opioid dependent (3%). Three quarters (75%) don’t know anyone who has had a dependenc...
One third of the electorate would vote Liberal and one third would vote Conservative if a federal election were held tomorrow (34% each). The NDP would take about a sixth of the vote (16%), and the Greens and Bloc Quebecois about a twentieth (6% each).
one half of Ontario voters would support the Progressive Conservatives if a provincial election were held tomorrow (50%), compared to just more than a quarter who will vote Liberal (28%). The provincial NDP occupy third place with one sixth of the vote (15%) and the Green Party attracts about one twentieth (5%). Few will vote for another part (2%).
Mayor John Tory has the approval of a solid majority of the city’s residents (56%), and fewer than one quarter disapprove of the job he’s doing (23%). One fifth don’t offer an opinion (21%). His net favourable score (approve minus disapprove) is therefore a healthy and positive +33.
those who live west of Yonge Street in Toronto and have their waste collected by a private sector contractor have slightly higher levels of strong satisfaction with their service (60% very satisfied) than do those east of Yonge Street, whose waste is collected by city employees (54% very satisfied).
Slightly more disapprove of tolling public highways to raise money for transit and transportation infrastructure (46%) than approve of this method of public financing (43%) - an
almost even split in opinion.