Federal Liberals Return to Top Spot in Manitoba
A new Probe Research survey conducted for the Winnipeg Free Press finds that the federal Liberals have rebounded and have become the most popular party in the province again.
PCs, NDP In Statistical Dead Heat
A new Probe Research survey conducted for the Winnipeg Free Press finds that the governing Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats are statistically tied, with Manitobans more likely to approve of how the PCs have protected public health than their measures to deal with the economic fallout of COVID-19.
Manitobans' Attitudes on Indigenous Land Protests
Although the blockades of major transportation links, including roads and rail lines, feels like an ancient memory in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Probe Research survey conducted in March for the Winnipeg Free Press finds Manitobans hold sharply polarized views on this complex issue.
Manitobans Support Universal Basic Income, Higher Taxes For High-Income Earners and Larger Companies
A new Probe Research survey finds that Manitobans want governments to pay for COVID-19 related spending by increasing the amount of tax wealthier individuals and larger companies pay - with six-in-ten also favouring the introduction of a universal basic income (UBI) for all citizens.
Manitobans' Views on COVID-19 - Impressions and Expectations for the Future
A new Probe Research survey finds Manitobans expect their lives to change profoundly in the long-term as a result of COVID-19.
Provincial Party Support Remains Steady
A Probe Research survey conducted in March 2020 - just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold - shows that provincial voter intentions remain stable.
Manitobans' Views on COVID-19
One-in-three Manitobans feel the COVID-19 crisis currently causing health, social and economic upheaval in the province and around the globe is overblown, according to a new Probe Research survey.
Drugs Top the List of Issues for Westman Residents
Western Manitobans – particularly Brandon residents – are much more likely to be concerned today about the effect of drugs such as methamphetamines and opioids on their community.
Crime at the Forefront of Manitobans’ Minds
Manitobans – and particularly Winnipeggers – are concerned about crime in an unprecedented way.
Support for Manitoba's PC Party Diminishes Slightly
A recent Probe Research survey conducted for the Winnipeg Free Press indicates the post-election honeymoon appears to be waning for Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government.
Winnipeg Economic Perspectives
An impressive majority of Winnipeg adults are optimistic about the economic future of their city although most anticipate the financial status quo for their households in the coming year. These results emerged from a new “Economic Perspectives” research program sponsored by Economic Development Winnipeg.
Federal Vote: Liberals and Tories tied in Winnipeg
As the 2019 federal election campaign reaches the half-way mark, Andrew Scheer’s Conservative Party enjoys strong support from Manitoba voters and are especially dominant among the province’s male, rural, high-income and older residents.
Manitobans On The Major Election Issues
A complete breakdown of how Manitobans feel about the issues leading up to the Sept. 10 provincial election.
Manitobans' Views on Privatization
We asked 1,200 Manitobans to weigh in on whether the private sector should be involved in providing energy, auto insurance, gaming and retail liquor sales in the province.
Manitobans' Views on Party Leaders
The latest Probe Research survey for the Winnipeg Free Press and CTV Winnipeg breaks down how Manitobans feel about the four provincial party leaders.
PCs Maintain Province-Wide Lead, Although Race Remains Deadlocked in Winnipeg
Heading into the final days of the 2019 Manitoba election campaign, a new Probe Research survey conducted for the Winnipeg Free Press and CTV Winnipeg shows the governing Progressive Conservatives maintain a sizable lead over the NDP - although the two parties are neck-and-neck in vote-rich Winnipeg.
Manitobans' Views On An Early Provincial Election Call
Winnipeg - Although one-half of Manitobans say Premier Brian Pallister ought to have respected Manitoba's fixed-date election legislation, the Premier's decision to call a vote for Sept. 10 is not likely to drive significant voters away from his Progressive Conservative party.
Progressive Conservatives Hold Firm Lead As Manitoba Election Approaches
Winnipeg - On the eve of an early election campaign in Manitoba, Brian Pallister's governing Progressive Conservatives are holding onto a firm lead in public support over their NDP and Liberal competitors.
Green Surge Erodes Liberal Support In Manitoba
Winnipeg - A sudden surge by Elizabeth May and the federal Green Party has eroded popular support for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the governing Liberal Party in Manitoba, a new Probe Research survey for the Winnipeg Free Press shows.
Business Leaders Are Less Optimistic About Manitoba's Economy
Probe Research's Manitoba Business Leaders Index is a survey of 203 Manitoba-based CEOs and business owners. The 2019 survey shows that business leaders are less optimistic about the state of the provincial economy - although an increasing proportion credit the Manitoba government for its efforts to create a business-friendly climate in the province.
Dustin Byfuglien is Manitoba's Favourite Jet
Winnipeg – He’s been a stalwart on the blueline and a commanding physical presence on the ice since the Winnipeg Jets returned to Manitoba eight years ago.
PC Lead In Manitoba Dips Slightly
A new Probe Research survey shows support for Manitoba's governing PCs decreased slightly in March, with the opposition NDP now leading in voter support in Winnipeg.