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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

Icebreaking services for the Labrador ferry run can cost Canadian taxpayers between $87,000 and $142,000 per day. Do you think this is a worthwhile cost for the operation of the ferry service in the winter months?

  • 45% Yes
  • 50% No
  • 5% Undecided

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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?

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

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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?

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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?

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Have you ever attended any of your high school reunions?

Recent survey

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

Should the province help link Flat Bay West's newly upgraded well water system to neighbouring Birchy Brook, where the well can't produce enough water?

  • 82% Yes
  • 18% No

TC Media reports today that MHAs can make thousands of extra dollars over and above their regular base pay on side jobs — caucus chair, whip, deputy chairs of committees, etc. Do you think MHAs should be paid for these extra duties?

  • 18% Yes
  • 82% No

Do you agree with Premier Tom Marshall that Corner Brook's Grenfell Campus is hindering economic and social development in the region through opposition to some projects from the college's professors and students?

  • 52% Yes
  • 37% No
  • 11% Undecided

PC leadership candidate John Ottenheimer is proposing reduced speed limits and more fencing along the province's highways to prevent moose-vehicle collisions. Do you think these measures would be effective?

  • 24% Yes, do both
  • 5% Reduce speed limits, but we don't need more moose fencing
  • 47% Put up more fencing, but don't reduce the speeds
  • 24% Neither one will work

Herdman held a 40th class reunion this past weekend. Do you attend school reunions?

  • 30% Yes, I try whenever they happen
  • 16% No, haven't had any yet but I will in the future
  • 54% Not interested

Interim Premier Tom Marshall said he is looking forward to retirement and a "normal life" when he steps down after the Progressive Conservatives elect a new leader in September. If Marshall decided to stay on for another four-year term, would you be more inclined to vote PC in the next provincial election?

  • 14% Yes, always vote PC
  • 42% Yes, but only because of Marshall
  • 35% No, wouldn't change my mind.
  • 9% Undecided