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

Finance Minister Tom Marshall says he expects the province will need to go to the bond market to pay for government operations for the first time in a decade, starting in the coming budget year, despite the province's economy apparently booming. Why do you think that is?

  • 23% Just the way it is trying to balance budgets
  • 1% Taxes too low
  • 42% Poor management of the province's finances
  • 13% Government spending has been too high
  • 8% Civil service has grown too big
  • 7% Demands in health-care, other areas growing
  • 1% Don't know

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Should the minimum age for small- and big-game hunting licences be decreased to 12 and 14 years old respectively, as some hunting advocates have suggested?


Would you be likely to use a home-sized hydroponic system to grow fresh veggies?


Will you vote in the advance polls for the provincial election or wait until election day Nov. 30?


Do you think the average N.L.er is better off because of the oil industry here?


Have you ever brought your own reusable mug for takeout coffee?

Recent survey

Should the City of St. John’s provide free WiFi in selected areas?

  • 67% Yes
  • 33% No

Do you think Canada should review its plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

Are you going to watch the leaders’ debate tonight on TV?

  • 20% Yes, all of it
  • 12% Yes, some of it
  • 68% No

Should the province’s university tuition freeze be continued?

  • 60% Yes
  • 40% No

It’s Friday, the 13th. Do you think it brings bad luck?

  • 9% Yes
  • 70% No
  • 21% Not superstitious

What’s your Christmas shopping style?

  • 19% Eager, early shopper
  • 15% Last-minute scrambler
  • 66% Reluctant shopper

Will you/did you attend the Remembrance Day ceremonies in your area?

  • 43% Yes
  • 57% No

Does the provincial government properly scrutinize aquaculture proposals?

  • 3% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 32% Don't know

What kind of winter do you think we’ll have?

  • 16% Mild
  • 53% Moderate
  • 31% Severe

Was Judy Foote the best choice from among the seven Newfoundland and Labrador MPs to serve in the federal cabinet?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No