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

Were you surprised to learn through last week’s auditor general’s report that this province spends more per capita on services than any other province — 50 per cent more than the national average?

  • 58% Yes, because the level of services doesn’t reflect it
  • 12% Somewhat surprised
  • 25% No
  • 5% Don’t care

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How do you like to cook your cod?

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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?

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Should cab drivers be allowed to charge passengers who throw up in their vehicles a certain fee to cover cleanup and lost service costs?

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A new Angus Reid survey conducted for the CIBC says Canadians, on average, expect to be mortgage free by age 58. Were you or do you think you will be mortgage free by age 58?

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It’s been a hot and sunny couple of weeks. How are you finding the weather?

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Funding of $8.84 million was announced by the federal government Thursday to build a key component for a space mission that will explore an asteroid and eventually bring a piece of it back to Earth. Do you support this expenditure?

  • 26% Yes.
  • 69% No.
  • 5% Undecided.

The RCMP has laid charges of fraud and breach of trust against suspended senator Mike Duffy. Do you think this is fair to Mr. Duffy?

  • 45% Yes, there has to be evidence to lay charges
  • 4% No, it’s all political
  • 47% Duffy is only the tip of the iceberg
  • 2% Don’t know enough about it
  • 2% Undecided

Do you think mountain bikes should be allowed on the East Coast Trail system?

  • 21% Yes
  • 60% No
  • 13% Maybe certain parts of it
  • 3% Yes, but only if it is an organized tour
  • 3% Undecided

A ceremony at Confederation Building Monday officially kicked off Pride Week. Do you think the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community has achieved equality in this province?

  • 32% Yes
  • 27% No
  • 29% More work needs to be done
  • 12% Undecided

At this time every year, people from around the world arrive in Pamplona, Spain to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." Would you like to take part in the event?

  • 11% Yes
  • 4% I already did
  • 82% No
  • 3% Undecided

Do you avoid posting on your Facebook profile, or ensure your children do not post on their Facebook profiles, that you are or will be away on vacation from your home?

  • 24% Yes, to protect my home from criminals
  • 9% No, I only share information with friends
  • 7% Some information but not specific times or dates
  • 12% I wait until I return
  • 48% Don't use Facebook

How often do you now open your printed phone book when you are looking for a phone number?

  • 42% All the time
  • 23% Never, I use the Internet
  • 19% Once or twice a year
  • 5% I have all my numbers I need in my cell phone contacts
  • 11% I just use it for the Yellow Pages

Pope Francis begged forgiveness today from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. What do you think of this?

  • 25% Good gesture from the Pope
  • 11% Just words, no real change
  • 26% Nothing more than a public relations event
  • 7% Why the Vatican doing this now after all these years?
  • 24% Only good if stronger action by the church, such as allowing priests to marry
  • 7% Don’t know what to think

Are you planning on attending the Salmon Festival in Grand Falls-Windsor this weekend?

  • 3% Yes
  • 90% No
  • 0% Still undecided
  • 7% Would love to, but can’t this weekend

Where are you planning to spend your vacation this summer, inside or outside the province?

  • 64% Staying in the province
  • 3% Travelling outside the province
  • 13% Outside province, but within Canada
  • 5% Outside Canada
  • 15% Will not get vacation this summer