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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Do you agree with a St. John’s city councillor’s idea that by aligning garbage collection areas with the city’s voting wards people will better be able to identify their wards?

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Critics say the federal budget on Tuesday did not deliver the economic stimulus that Canada needed to create jobs, boost economic growth, and make Canadians feel better about their future. Do you feel that way about it?

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The provincial government has announced that to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Terry’s Fox’s Marathon of Hope, which began in Newfoundland and Labrador, it intends to proclaim the second Sunday after Labour Day as Terry Fox Day to coincide with the annual run in his honour. Do you support this?

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Who should pay to have a pedway constructed across busy Topsail Road for students from the new Waterford Valley High School, set to open in September, who want to access to the Village Shopping Centre and Metrobus stop areas?

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Do you give money to fundraisers on crowd funding sites?

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Will a Canadian team win the Stanley Cup this year?

  • 49% Yes
  • 51% No

Do you think there should be a judicial inquiry into the death of Mitchells Brook resident Don Dunphy, who was shot by a RNC officer visiting his home while investigating a perceived threat based on a Twitter post?

  • 61% Yes
  • 34% No
  • 5% Undecided

Do you think the federal government should restore the Old Age Security eligibility age to 65 from 67?

  • 82% Yes
  • 15% No
  • 3% Undecided

This tax season, have you received a call or email from fraudsters impersonating the Canada Revenue Agency and attempting to get identification information from you or asking you to pay outstanding taxes by credit card?

  • 10% Yes
  • 88% No
  • 0% Not sure
  • 2% Did in previous years

Should the provincial government seek repayment of amounts found to be overpaid to 427 pensioners after an internal audit of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador public pension payments identified the errors?

  • 23% Yes
  • 71% No
  • 6% Undecided

Do you think police officers should wear body-worn video cameras to record what takes place when they respond to calls?

  • 89% Yes
  • 6% No
  • 5% Undecided

Are you following media coverage of Sen. Mike Duffy’s trial in Ottawa?

  • 32% Yes
  • 40% No
  • 28% Some of it

Do you agree with the provincial government’s new five-year plan to manage the moose population in the province and reduce the number of moose-vehicle collisions?

  • 32% Yes
  • 44% No
  • 17% Somewhat
  • 7% Undecided

Research shows the majority of young people in Canada are not getting enough physical activity on a daily basis — access to computer games, television and various electronic devices mean the average child spenda about eight hours a day in front of a screen. Is this true for your children?

  • 50% Yes
  • 17% Not that much
  • 17% Just a couple hours
  • 16% None

Will you be watching the Stanley Cup playoffs?

  • 22% Yes, as many games as I can
  • 29% Yes, some games
  • 49% No