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 federal government, think-tank experts and others have been divided over whether expanding income splitting to families with young children is a wise way to provide tax relief. Do you think allowing a person to transfer income to a spouse for tax purposes, as long as they have at least one child under 18, is a good idea?

  • 56% Yes, if it helps reduce taxes for families
  • 29% No, it will mostly benefit the wealthy
  • 14% Don’t know enough about it

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Should the provincial government withhold funding to Iris Kirby House if the organization’s board can’t provide answers to questions about its financial statements?

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At its next convention, should the provincial Liberal party approve a leadership review, and hold a leadership election within one year?

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Should Eastern Health abandon parking fees at hospitals, and allow patients and visitors to park for free?

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Have you, or will you, buy fish or other seafood directly from the person who caught it?

Survey

Did St. John’s Pride do the right thing by asking RNC members to not wear their police uniforms if they walk in Sunday’s Pride Parade?

Recent survey

Have you or someone in your family been affected by the federal decision not to extend EI benefits for oil workers in St. John’s?

  • 16% Yes
  • 84% No

Do you agree with the Newfoundland government’s policy of censoring swear words from access to information requests that are posted online?

  • 41% Yes
  • 59% No

Have recent food recalls made you more wary of mass-produced foods?

  • 68% Yes
  • 32% No

Do you think it’s taking too long to hammer out a contract between Stan Marshall and Nalcor?

  • 77% Yes
  • 23% No

Do you think developers should be required to include trees on development properties?

  • 87% Yes
  • 13% No

Should pit bulls be banned?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No

What’s the most effective thing the province could do to encourage immigrants to stay?

  • 27% Recognize credentials
  • 14% Set conditions
  • 17% Provide more transition services
  • 42% None of the above

Which side do you support in the dispute at Canada Post?

  • 44% Canada Post
  • 56% The Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Are you concerned that Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady apparently sometimes used her personal Gmail account for government business?

  • 70% Yes
  • 30% No

Will a pending Canada Post strike/lockout have a big impact on you?

  • 26% Yes
  • 74% No