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

The Auditor General’s report pointed out the province is owed $33 million in unpaid fines — 74.5 per cent of which is deemed uncollectable. What should be done to force people to pay up?

  • 19% Hire more collections officers
  • 6% Refuse to re-register delinquent payers for MCP
  • 7% Prevent them from holding hunting licences, registering companies or obtaining copies of brith certificates
  • 11% Make them do community work to pay up
  • 7% Jail time
  • 46% Some combination of these above
  • 1% Undecided

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Was the provincial government justified in waiting four years to release the report on sexual exploitation and the sex trade in Newfoundland and Labrador?


Do you approve of the announcement this week that Newfoundland and Labrador will accept 550 more economic immigrants, increasing the annual number to 1,050 from 500?


What do you make of the recent revelation that Newfoundland’s offshore oil reserves rival Norway’s remaining reserves?


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?

Recent survey

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?

  • 72% Yes, very concerned
  • 9% Yes, slightly concerned
  • 19% No

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

  • 94% Yes
  • 6% No

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?

  • 9% Yes
  • 91% No

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