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

It will take five to seven years for midwifery to be offered in the public health-care system in this province, but about a year if someone wants to pay for the service in the private sector. Do you think it should be sooner?

  • 74% Yes, midwives have been around for a long time
  • 11% No, it takes time to develop regulations
  • 8% It’s somewhat too long
  • 3% Undecided
  • 2% What’s a midwife?

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Do you think Prime Minister Stephen Harper will call an election in a matter of days?


With violent incidents involving inmates on the rise, do you think better and more surveillance cameras are needed inside the St. John’s Lockup and HMP


What do you think of Premier Paul Davis appointing his former leadership opponent John Ottenheimer as head of the Newfoundland And Labrador Housing Corp.? Good move


Do you think the provincial government should hire staff to handle long-term technical work rather than use consultants?


Have you had your oil tank replaced lately?

Recent survey

Are you pleased with the provincial government’s decision to amend the law to allow transgender people to change their birth certificates to reflect the gender they identify with?

  • 40% Yes
  • 45% No
  • 13% Undecided
  • 2%

Will you be putting all or part of the child care benefit in an RESP for your child?

  • 4% Part of it
  • 7% All of it
  • 24% I can’t afford to
  • 65% No children 17 or under

Do you think climate change is having a big effect on N.L. seasons?

  • 61% Yes
  • 31% No
  • 8% Not sure

Do you think the cod biomass is recovering?

  • 67% Yes
  • 12% No
  • 21% Don’t know enough about it

Do you think penalties for illegal dumping should be more severe?

  • 97% Yes
  • 1% No
  • 2% Undecided

Were you surprised that the new national energy plan developed at the premiers’ meeting in St. John’s this week did not address gas-pump prices?

  • 50% Yes
  • 47% No
  • 3% Undecided

The City of St. John's is being taken to task by an expert in crisis management for not having a clear disaster plan. Does your household have an emergency preparedness plan?

  • 23% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 12% Don't need one

Does this summer’s weather make you think about vacationing outside the province next year?

  • 52% Yes
  • 32% No
  • 16% There's nothing wrong with this weather

With Rod Stewart playing St. John’s (Saturday) evening and John Fogerty in Grand Falls-Windsor, do you think there should be more outdoor concerts in this province?

  • 71% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 6% Undecided

Do you think MUN should hike tuition fees in the light of the provincial funding cut to the university?

  • 41% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 6% Undecided