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Here are the results of the poll.

Because our results are rounded, a single vote may not seem to affect the percentages below. Rest assured it does count for the calculation of the results.

Results of the survey

The FFAW-Unifor union has called on the federal government to pay extended Employment Insurance benefits, or the equivalent in a special ice compensation, to fish harvesters on the northeast coast of the province who have been kept ashore so far this year by heavy ice conditions. Do you think the federal government should ablige?

  • 38% Yes, they do so for farmers and workers in other industries
  • 45% No, fishermen are running a business and should prepare for such downtimes
  • 11% They should get another job until the ice clears
  • 4% Undecided

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Do you think the government should end the LIFO (last in, first out) policy?

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Are you excited to see NASCAR racing in Newfoundland?

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Do you agree with DFO's decision to open the recreational groundfish fishery for 46 days this summer, including every summer weekend?

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Should schools use a random-draw system to determine which students will get to take intensive core French?

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A proposed commercial composting site in Whitbourne is causing some controversy. Do you compost at home?

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Do you think MHA Paul Lane will follow through with his intention to vote against the provincial budget?

  • 93% Yes
  • 7% No

Do you think Speaker Tom Osborne will succeed in his efforts to improve decorum in the House of Assembly?

  • 21% Yes
  • 79% No

Do you agree with the Canadian Bar Association’s contention that the closure of four courts in the province, including the courthouse in Harbour Grace, will undermine residents’ access to justice?

  • 65% Yes
  • 35% No

Do you think Danny Cleary will play another year of pro hockey?

  • 27% Yes
  • 73% No

Trouting seasons opens on the island on Sunday. Are you planning on going trouting soon?

  • 39% Yes
  • 61% No

Whose “tax calculator” do you trust the most?

  • 3% Liberals’
  • 10% NDP’s
  • 23% My accountant’s
  • 64% My own

Should Prime Minister Justin Trudeau make a formal apology to survivors of abuse at residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 55% Yes
  • 45% No

Do you approve of the reported $50-million settlement for residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 62% Yes
  • 38% No

Should the government move ahead with a 14 per cent pay hike for provincial judges?

  • 5% Yes
  • 95% No

Are you surprised it may take weeks, even months to extinguish the Fort MacMurray fire?

  • 24% Yes
  • 76% No