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

What do you think should be done to first to improve safety of both staff and inmates at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary in St. John’s where there are reports of an increasingly volatile environment?

  • 43% Hire more and better equip corrections officers
  • 23% Place the troublemakers in solitary confinement
  • 4% Have better educational programs for prisoners
  • 25% Start immediately to construct a new, modern prison
  • 2% Don’t know

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Did the Fogo Island RCMP do the right thing when they shot and killed a polar bear that wandered into Deep Bay Monday morning?

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Should inmates be required to wear prison-issued shoes and clothing?

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Is it OK for anti-budget protesters to target McDonald's restaurants that are owned by Finance Minister Cathy Bennett?

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Will you use the new tax tool that the government plans to put online to assess the budget’s effect on your finances?

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Do you think the province should close 54 libraries to save money?

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Do you think airlines discriminate against obese passengers?

  • 44% Yes
  • 56% No

Should all levels of government facilitate refugees being enabled to work in their respective professions?

  • 44% Yes
  • 43% No
  • 13% Don’t know

Should regulations be tightened up to allow more Newfoundlanders and Labradorians access to offshore jobs?

  • 83% Yes
  • 11% No
  • 6% Don't care

Do you think the province was right to hire former Fortis executive Stan Marshall to head up Nalcor?

  • 60% Yes, he has a proven track record
  • 29% No, there should have been competition
  • 11% Don’t know

Do you think the resignations of Ed Martin and the entire board of Nalcor will improve the project’s prospects?

  • 26% Yes
  • 35% No
  • 6% Partially
  • 33% It’s already beyond salvation

Will you attend any of the upcoming anti-austerity budget protests?

  • 46% Yes
  • 54% No

Should the vote on the budget in the House of Assembly be a free vote?

  • 86% Yes
  • 14% No

Has the budget made you think about moving away?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No

The “2015 Canadian UFO Survey: an analysis of UFO reports in Canada” reports there were nine UFOs spotted in Newfoundland and Labrador last year, four more than 2014. Have you ever seen one?

  • 23% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 24% Don't believe in 'em

How would you describe the provincial budget brought down Thursday by Finance Minister Cathy Bennett?

  • 3% Terrific
  • 9% Good
  • 16% Awful
  • 72% Disastrous