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

Should the Memorial University of Newfoundland Students' Union-own Breezeway Bar be exempt from property tax charged by the city?

  • 65% No, it's a bar like any other in the city
  • 21% Yes, it's a university campus bar
  • 5% Only if MUN runs the bar jointly with the union
  • 4% The bar is losing money so it should close
  • 5% Undecided

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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?


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


Have you or do you plan to take part in the cod food fishery taking place around the province this week?


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?


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?

Recent survey

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

Environment Canada is warning that tropical storm Arthur could impact Atlantic Canada this weekend. Are you more prepared for such storms now — following hurricanes Igor and Leslie in recent years — than you were several years ago?

  • 34% Yes
  • 31% No
  • 15% Somewhat
  • 20% I’ve always been prepared

Which is more important to you in Newfoundland and Labrador on July 1 — recognizing it as Memorial Day or as Canada Day?

  • 36% Memorial Day
  • 19% Canada Day
  • 41% Both are important to me
  • 4% Undecided

St. John’s city by-law prohibits dogs from roaming, which includes being off leash for walks and running on school grounds, sports fields, cemeteries, playgrounds and in swimming areas. Do you agree with this?

  • 89% Yes
  • 9% No
  • 2% Undecided