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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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Would you support a satellite nursing school in Grand Falls-Windsor?

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Do you think doctors should be less wary of prescribing medical pot or cannibinoids?

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Do you support GoFundMe campaigns?

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Do you think NDPers Lorraine Michael and Gerry Rogers should get $13,517 each to essentially supervise each other?

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Do you agree with former premier Clyde Wells’ report that St. John’s City Hall should have an ethics regime “to provide the guidance necessary to achieve the highest ethical standards in decision-making and action-taking”?

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Do you think the city should plant fruit-bearing trees in city parks?

  • 53% Yes, absolutely
  • 38% No, could attract pests
  • 9% Uncertain

Will you be topping up your RRSP before tax deadline?

  • 18% Yes
  • 54% No, can’t afford to
  • 28% Don’t have an RRSP

Should the City of St. John’s contract out trail maintenance and landscaping work rather than leave it in the hands of the Grand Concourse Authority?

  • 30% Yes
  • 51% No
  • 19% Don't care

Do you take steps to protect your personal information?

  • 37% Yes, I’m secure against identity theft
  • 51% Yes, but I intend to do more
  • 12% No

When Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, where should it be sold?

  • 31% Through liquor outlets
  • 41% Through regulated weed stores
  • 28% It shouldn’t be legalized

While travelling by air, have you ever hit turbulence that was severe enough to frighten you?

  • 29% No
  • 3% Yes, often
  • 41% Yes, a few times
  • 22% Yes, once
  • 5% I don’t travel by air

Do you think people have equal access to justice through the provincial legal system?

  • 14% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 33% If you have the money

Has the high price of some fresh fruits and vegetables put you off buying them?

  • 72% Yes, I am buying more frozen and/or canned fruits and veggies.
  • 25% No, it’s worth the cost.
  • 3% Yuck, I don’t eat that stuff.

Are you surprised that the provincial government is considering public-sector layoffs, after the Liberals promised during the election campaign they would do no such thing if they won?

  • 9% Yes, very surprised
  • 6% Yes, moderately surprised
  • 85% No

Have you watched the controversial Netflix documentary “The Making of a Murder”?

  • 22% Yes
  • 51% No
  • 27% I don’t have Netflix