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

In view of substantial cost overruns expected for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, do you believe Nalcor and the provincial government should be more forthcoming with the media and the public about the project's actual cost estimates?

  • 78% Yes, I believe the public has a right to know what it will cost taxpayers?
  • 17% No, the release of this information now could jeopardize contract negotiations related to the project.
  • 3% I have no opinion.

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Are you more fearful of crime now than this time a year ago?


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?

Recent survey

Do you think it’s right for government to try to collect $110 in pension overpayment from a 102-year-old?

  • 15% Yes, it’s money owed
  • 85% No, it’s despicable

Do you think Conservative Leader Stephen Harper should have answered questions from the media during his visit to Bay Roberts?

  • 88% Yes
  • 10% No
  • 2% Undecided

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