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

Federal cabinet ministers are in the process of visiting cities and towns across the country to hear Canadians’ priorities for the federal budget in March. Do you think, at this point, any of what Canadians say will be reflected in the March budget?

  • 6% Yes, why else would they hold all these meetings?
  • 24% No, the March budget is all but finalized now
  • 68% The meetings are a public relations excercise and waste of taxpayers’ money

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Do you think the PUB should expedite its revew of the new net metering policy so that alternative energy can be fed back into the utility grid?


Do you think expanded mental health services should be a priority issue addressed by all parties during the provincial election campaign?


Are you expecting a cold, damp autumn as was forecasted recently?


Will you be making any suggestions to the City of St. John’s about the downtown revitalization plan?


Labour groups representing emergency responders, including police officers and firefighters, want the cap for their workers’ compensation insurable earnings increased from $54,000 to $59,000 a year. Do you agree with such an increase?

Recent survey

The provincial government’s labour outlook, released Friday, predicts 64,000 job openings in the next 10 years. Do you believe the government’s labour force forecasts are accurate?

  • 5% Yes
  • 90% No
  • 1% undecided
  • 4%

Do you think Peter Penashue should run for a Labrador seat in the next federal election?

  • 9% Yes
  • 44% No
  • 1% Uncertain
  • 46% Are you kidding?

Mile One in St. John’s announced Wednesday that it will be hosting a staged version of the TV show, “The Price is Right” on Nov. 12. Are you a “Price is Right” fan who would be interested in attending?

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

A recent report of an assault on a Innu man working at Muskrat Falls in Labrador has raised concerns about racist behaviour in this province. Do you believe racism is a problem in Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 40% Yes
  • 52% No, I think this was an isolated incident
  • 8% Undecided

Have you done your back-to-school shopping for supplies yet?

  • 17% Yes, I beat the rush.
  • 75% No, I don't have school-age kids.
  • 8% No, I'll be fighting the crowds at the last minute.

Do you think the provincial government’s whistleblower law will save money for the province?

  • 48% Yes
  • 42% No
  • 10% Undecided

Has August been hot enough for you so far?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

Do you think former Liberal MP Scott Andrews will be re-elected as an independent candidate in the riding of Avalon?

  • 26% Yes
  • 74% No

The quality of drinking water in Newfoundland and Labrador is a long-standing issue in the province. Are you worried that your drinking water isn’t safe?

  • 38% Yes
  • 58% No
  • 4% Uncertain

Traffic collisions are often caused by drivers trying to be courteous and giving other motorists a break to enter or turn across lanes. Do you give other drivers breaks to enter or cross lanes?

  • 39% Yes
  • 61% No