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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

A St. John’s city councillor suspects an increase in parking tickets related to overnight street cleaning is the result of a previous council’s decision to stop mailing out the street cleaning schedule in hopes that residents would make better use of the city’s website. The city’s public works committee has approved a proposal to resume mailouts. Do you think the city should resume mailing out the schedule?

  • 75% Yes.
  • 22% No.
  • 1% Undecided.

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A Corner Brook woman was upset recently when she had her seal skin purse confiscated by customs officials when entering the United States — she was unaware of a U.S. ban on seal product entering that country. Are you aware of the ban?

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What is the first sign of spring?

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Do you make your bed in the morning before you head off to work?

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What is your favourite time of year?

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Are you happy the Montreal Canadiens will move its AHL farm team to St. John’s for the next two years?

Recent survey

Do you support the Prime Minister Stephen Harper government’s proposed anti-terrorism Bill C-51?

  • 34% Yes
  • 45% No
  • 4% Undecided
  • 17% Don’t know enough about it

Do you think the results of an independent investigation into sexual-misconduct allegations against MP Scott Andrews and MP Massimo Pacetti should be released to the public?

  • 76% Yes
  • 19% No
  • 3% Undecided
  • 2%

The town of Taber, Alta., has been subjected to public ridicule since it enacted a bylaw to clamp down on bad behaviour — fines for spitting, yelling, screaming or swearing in a public place, and limits on noise from bars. Would you support such a bylaw in your community?

  • 60% Yes
  • 35% No
  • 5% Undecided

Do you think there is enough discussion and public awareness of the problems of “sexting,” photo sharing and potential threats for children on the Internet?

  • 20% Yes, it’s all you hear
  • 76% No, it’s a growing problem
  • 4% Undecided

The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy. As of last year, only 18 per cent of Holy See employees were women, up from 17 per cent four years ago. Do you think that’s fair?

  • 20% Yes
  • 73% No
  • 7% Undecided

Health Canada is phasing out the home-growing program for the cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes. People needing marijuana for medical purposes will have to buy from authorized producers. Do you agree?

  • 55% Yes
  • 44% No
  • 1% Decided

Are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this year?

  • 24% Yes
  • 63% No
  • 13% I was but now I have to shovel

Premier Paul Davis has talked about the possibility of privatizing some government services to help tackle the province’s $916-million deficit. Do you agree with this?

  • 28% Yes, whatever it takes
  • 33% No
  • 37% Depends on the services
  • 2% Undecided

March 12, 2015 Last weekend, when you adjusted your clocks for Daylight Savings Time, did you also check the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and to ensure supplies in personal and family emergency kits are replenished as is suggested?

  • 10% Yes, all of it
  • 71% No
  • 5% Check the batteries
  • 14% Not yet, but plan to soon

In an effort to boost compliance for St. John’s dog owners to register their dogs with the City of St. John’s, the city is planning to waive the initial registration fee for a 30-day period. Do you think more people will now licence their pets?

  • 28% Yes
  • 29% No
  • 40% They may get a few more
  • 3% Undecided