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

Are you surprised the Newfoundland and Labrador government lost its good faith court case in Quebec, seeking to renegotiate the terms of the 1969 Churchill Falls hydro contract as a result of the overwhelmingly lopsided deal?

  • 7% Yes, thought there was a good shot at it
  • 32% No, it was a waste of time and money
  • 59% Good try, but Quebec will never bend on that contract

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Have you used the 811 Health Line?


Do you think more federal and provincial incentive funding should be available for people wanting to switch from oil to an alternative heating source?


Do you think people responsible for causing false alarms should be fined for the waste of police officers’ time and the possibility it could mean a delayed response to a real emergency?


Do you think the provincial government should privatize the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corp. as suggested by the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business?


A recent study suggests many people don’t know how much their spouse or common-law partner earns each year. Do you know what your spouse’s or partner’s salary is?

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Lately Pope Francis has been tweeting about environmental and social concerns. Do you think the Vatican should use social media to comment on these types of issues?

  • 68% Yes
  • 28% No
  • 4% Undecided

Are you planning on running the Tely 10 road race this summer?

  • 4% Yes
  • 94% No
  • 2% Undecided

Do you think it is OK to use your cellphone while stopped at a red traffic light?

  • 12% Yes
  • 78% No
  • 10% Maybe just quickly

Do you think the federal electoral system should be changed to one of proportional representation, where each party would gain seats based on its proportion of the overall number of federal votes it receives on polling day?

  • 57% Yes
  • 33% No
  • 10% Undecided

Do you think the increase in pay for the mayor and councillors of Paradise by 26 per cent is justified?

  • 9% Yes
  • 88% No
  • 3% Undecided

As the Canadian Senate seems to be lurching from error to malfeasance to refusal to discuss what’s going on in the Red Chamber, do you think it should be abolished?

  • 87% Yes
  • 10% No
  • 3% Undecided

Do you think trips by government members such as Clyde Jackman, minister of Advanced Education and Skills, recently going to Qatar to address the 2015 graduates of College of the North Atlantic-Qatar campus, is justified in the current budget-deficit climate?

  • 9% Yes
  • 89% No
  • 2% Undecided

NBC Sports chairman Mark Lazarus recently suggested the NHL consider outlawing playoff beards so hockey fans can better recognize faces. Do you think playoff beards should be banned?

  • 25% Yes
  • 70% No
  • 5% Undecided

Auditor general Terry Paddon in his report last week raised concerns that there’s no requirement for personal care homes in the province to have emergency preparednesss plans for how they will cope with fires, power outages and other emergencies. Were you shocked by this?

  • 65% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 12% Surprised

Following the federal auditor general's report on the Canadian Senate, do you think there is any way to repair the bad reputation the Senate and senators continue to have?

  • 12% Yes
  • 84% No
  • 4% Undecided