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

As part of World No Tobacco Day 2014, the World Health Organization is calling on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Do you think taxes on tobacco products should increase in this province?

  • 54% Yes
  • 46% No

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Liberal candidate Scott Reid is the new MHA-elect in St. George's-Stephenville East after winning a byelection Tuesday by more than 1,200 votes. Were you surprised by the margin of victory?


Heading into today's byelection in St. George's-Stephenville East, what do you think is the most pressing issue facing the district?


American country music superstar Tim McGraw wrapped up a trio of shows on Saturday night at Mile One Centre in St. John's. Did you travel to the capital city to take in one of McGraw's concerts this past weekend.


Do you think Blanc Sablon, Que., should become part of Newfoundland and Labrador?


Have you or anyone you know participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

Recent survey

The City of Corner Brook is increasing user fees at the Pepsi Centre by two per cent next month. With some groups having to absorb this cost by passing it on to members, do you think this will deter youth from getting involved in these sport and recreation groups?

  • 46% Yes
  • 48% No
  • 6% Undecided

The current Corner Brook city council has cut its travel expenses by more than 90 per cent from what the previous council spent during the same time period last year. Do you think the measures put in place to curb the travel spending will allow that trend to continue?

  • 52% Yes
  • 14% No
  • 34% Have to wait and see

Do you think Corner Brook can handle all the 911 calls for the province west of the Avalon Peninsula?

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

The 11th annual Writers at Woody Point festival wrapped up Sunday in the Gros Morne National Park town. Did you attend any of the events during the four-day festival?

  • 5% Yes
  • 84% No
  • 11% Have previous years, but couldn't make this time.

Last week, emergency personnel in Corner Brook were dispatched to incorrect addresses on back-to-back days after misunderstandings or errors during the 911 calls. Do you think the 911 dispatch system needs to be revamped?

  • 88% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 4% Undecided

Have you ever attended any of your high school reunions?

  • 39% Yes
  • 56% No
  • 2% Still too young, but plan to when the time comes.
  • 3% Still too young, but wouldn't attend anyway.

Natural Resources Minister Derrick Dalley announced on Monday the provincial government is ordering an independent review of hydraulic fracturing before implementing a concrete policy. Do you believe the government is doing the right thing by having an independent panel review the controversial oil extraction technique?

  • 63% Yes
  • 29% No
  • 8% Undecided

Construction has begun on Corner Brook's new dog park at the former B diamond at Fred Basha Memorial Park on Wellington Street. Will you be taking your dog to the park when the facility officially opens?

  • 41% Yes
  • 46% No
  • 13% Not sure yet, but maybe

Several residents Pynn's Brook have expressed their concern to the provincial Department of Transportation regarding safe access to their driveways located on the Trans-Canada Highway. In order to enter their driveways, if approaching from the east they are required to do it in a passing lane, crossing over a double yellow line. They have asked government to reduce the speed limit or change the passing lane to a turning lane. Do you think the speed limit should be reduced or the passing lane changed into a turning lane?

  • 6% Yes, the speed limit should be reduced
  • 18% Yes, the passing lane should be changed into a turning lane
  • 36% Yes, the speed limit should be reduced and the passing lane changed into a turning lane
  • 40% No, residents should just be extra cautious.

On Friday, the Corner Brook region experienced very severe weather that saw torrential rainfall, thunder and flash and chain lightning. Did your family pet show any signs of distress from the loud claps of thunder?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No