Our Polls

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 PUB has approved an adjustment to electricity rates. Newfoundland Power says, effective July 1, electricity rates will increase on average by about two per cent, or about $2 on a $100 monthly electricity bill. Do you think this is OK?

  • 6% Yes, if the PUB approved it
  • 6% Yes, the cost of everything is going up
  • 50% No, we pay too much for electricity now
  • 36% No, it’s just a money grab by the utility
  • 0% Undecided

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A series of debates has been held between the leaders of the provincial political parties. Did these meetings change your voting plans?


Should the minimum age for small- and big-game hunting licences be decreased to 12 and 14 years old respectively, as some hunting advocates have suggested?


Would you be likely to use a home-sized hydroponic system to grow fresh veggies?


Will you vote in the advance polls for the provincial election or wait until election day Nov. 30?


Do you think the average N.L.er is better off because of the oil industry here?

Recent survey

Have you ever brought your own reusable mug for takeout coffee?

  • 49% Yes
  • 43% Too much trouble
  • 8% Only if there’s a discount

Should the City of St. John’s provide free WiFi in selected areas?

  • 67% Yes
  • 33% No

Do you think Canada should review its plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

Are you going to watch the leaders’ debate tonight on TV?

  • 20% Yes, all of it
  • 12% Yes, some of it
  • 68% No

Should the province’s university tuition freeze be continued?

  • 60% Yes
  • 40% No

It’s Friday, the 13th. Do you think it brings bad luck?

  • 9% Yes
  • 70% No
  • 21% Not superstitious

What’s your Christmas shopping style?

  • 19% Eager, early shopper
  • 15% Last-minute scrambler
  • 66% Reluctant shopper

Will you/did you attend the Remembrance Day ceremonies in your area?

  • 43% Yes
  • 57% No

Does the provincial government properly scrutinize aquaculture proposals?

  • 3% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 32% Don't know

What kind of winter do you think we’ll have?

  • 16% Mild
  • 53% Moderate
  • 31% Severe