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
  • 2% Don’t care

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Do you think it’s right for government to try to collect $110 in pension overpayment from a 102-year-old?


Do you think Conservative Leader Stephen Harper should have answered questions from the media during his visit to Bay Roberts?


Are you concerned that the revised estimate for the total cost of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectrive project, revealed this week, will significantly increase your power bill in 2018 and beyond?


Do you agree with the province's decision to allow seafood lovers and restaurants to buy fish directly from fishermen?


Were you surprised to hear that the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project is late and over budget by another $600 million, to an estimated $7.65 billion?

Recent survey

Have you noticed any damaged guardrails during your drives around St. John’s and area?

  • 55% Yes, many
  • 29% Yes, some
  • 16% No

Do you agree with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro board of directors chairman Ken Marshall that bonuses given to Hydro executives were deserved?

  • 6% Yes
  • 94% No

Do you think the city has been communicating enough with downtown businesses about its plans for the Water Street tear up?

  • 18% Yes
  • 68% No
  • 14% What's the Water Street tear up?

In light of the problems with marauding minks in areas near mink farms, should the province inspect them more often?

  • 82% Yes
  • 5% No
  • 13% Should test mink for origin

Do you think the City of St. John’s should develop more services for immigrants?

  • 20% Yes
  • 71% No
  • 9% Uncertain

Do you think a pedway should be built for Waterford school students to cross Topsail Road?

  • 69% Yes, it’s a dangerous intersection
  • 29% No, students can use crosswalk
  • 2% Uncertain

Will you get a flu shot this year?

  • 1% Already did
  • 50% Not yet, but will
  • 28% Not likely
  • 21% Think they’re useless

Now that two of the three major political leaders have come to N.L., do you think Conservative Leader Stephen Harper will make a showing?

  • 27% Probably
  • 65% Not likely
  • 8% Uncertain

Do you think fears are justified about a potential for the North Spur dam at Muskrat Falls to fail, endangering residents at Mud Lake?

  • 58% Yes
  • 31% No, Nalcor’s got that covered
  • 11% It’s too far off in the future

Should Memorial University administrators discipline a professor who refused to wear a sound-transmitting device so a hearing-impaired student could take the class?

  • 92% Yes
  • 8% No