C.U.P.E. / Toronto2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey PRELIMINARY DATA REPORT: January ...
Research methodology Methodology The research project involves a telephone survey conducted among 600 adult Torontonians, ...
Nearly three in four Torontonians are satisfied with the programs and services provided by the City of Toronto ...
The majority of Torontonians remain opposed to spending cuts for public services and programs ...
The majority of city residents continue to want services maintained even if that means increased fees or taxes ...
A plurality believe the Mayor to be on the wrong track in addressing the city’s priorities, including four in ten who feel...
Six in ten have heard or read about the 2012 City budget Have heard/read anyt...
Six in ten feel the 2012 budget is the wrong direction for the City, including half who feel strongly Have heard/read any...
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Poll: Torontonians want services maintained

A new poll by Environics shows that the majority of Torontonians remain opposed to spending cuts for public services and programs, and want services maintained even if that means increased fees or taxes.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. C.U.P.E. / Toronto2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey PRELIMINARY DATA REPORT: January 16, 2012
  • 2. Research methodology Methodology The research project involves a telephone survey conducted among 600 adult Torontonians, between January 10 and 13, 2012. The margin of error for a sample of 600 is plus or minus 4.0 percentage points (at the 95% confidence level). The sampling method was designed to complete 600 interviews within house-holds randomly selected across the City of Toronto . In this report, results are expressed as percentages unless otherwise noted. Results may not add to 100% due to rounding or multiple responses.C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey 2
  • 3. Nearly three in four Torontonians are satisfied with the programs and services provided by the City of Toronto Satisfaction with City of Toronto programs and services Jan 10-13, 2012 19% 53% 21% 6% Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Somewhat/very dissatified Dont knowQ.2 Generally speaking, are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with the programs and services provided by the City of Toronto?C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey
  • 4. The majority of Torontonians remain opposed to spending cuts for public services and programs Opinion about City of Toronto’s public service and program spending in the next few years Jan. 10-13, 2012 35% 49% 11% 1% 4% May-2011 38% 43% 13% 1%4% Increasing spending Maintain spending Cut back spending None of the above Depends/dkQ.3 Looking ahead over the next few years, do you think that the City of Toronto should...?C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey 4
  • 5. The majority of city residents continue to want services maintained even if that means increased fees or taxes View on city services and taxes in Toronto today Jan. 10-13, 2012 64% 26% 7% 4% May-2011 63% 29% 6% 3% City must maintain current level of services, even with increased fees/taxes Willing to see significant cuts in services to hold line on taxes Neither Dont knowQ.4 Which of the following statements most accurately reflects your view on city services and taxes in Toronto today?C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey 5
  • 6. A plurality believe the Mayor to be on the wrong track in addressing the city’s priorities, including four in ten who feel strongly In addressing Toronto’s priorities, Mayor Ford is on the… Jan. 10-13, 2012 25% 13% 5% 41% 15% Right track - strongly Right track - not strongly Wrong track - not strongly Wrong track - strongly DK May 2011 5% 12% Right track Wrong track 50% Neither 33%Q.17 Based on what you know about Mayor Rob Ford’s (MAY 2011: FIRST FEW MONTHS ON THE JOB/JANUARY 2012: TIME ON THE JOB), would you say that, overall, he is on the right track or the wrong track in addressing Toronto’s priorities? JAN 2012: Do you feel strongly?C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey 6
  • 7. Six in ten have heard or read about the 2012 City budget Have heard/read anything about City of Toronto 2012 budget Yes 62% No 38%Q.5 Have you read or heard anything recently about the City of Toronto’s proposed budget for 2012?C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey
  • 8. Six in ten feel the 2012 budget is the wrong direction for the City, including half who feel strongly Have heard/read anything about City Direction of City of Toronto 2012 budget of Toronto 2012 budget 9% 23% Yes 62% Right - not strongly Wrong - not strongly 10% No 38% 49% Wrong - strongly 10% DKQ.6 Based on what you may have seen, heard or read about the proposed City budget, would you say that it is the right direction for City government to take, or the wrong direction? Do you feel strongly? SUBSAMPLE: those who have read or heard anything recently about the City of Toronto’s proposed budget for 2012 (N=392)C.U.P.E. / 2012 Public Services and Labour Relations Survey

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