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

Deer Lake Power opened the gates of the town's Main Dam last week and provided notification to the town that it was doing so, but the town hall was closed that day so officials and residents did not receive the advanced notice. Did Deer Lake Power do enough to notify residents of the possible flooding?

  • 19% Ye
  • 81% No

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Do you think the dog park announced for the former B diamond at Fred Basha Memorial Field — with startup costs of around $25,000 — is needed in Corner Brook?


Should the Newfoundland and Labrador government enact a province-wide ban on pesticide use on all green spaces such as sports fields, golf courses and parks?


The road work season is well underway, including several projects along Highway 430 through Gros Morne National Park. Do you find road work to be a headache?


Which event did you attend this past weekend?


Should it be mandatory under the law for small craft boaters to wear a life-jacket at all times while on the water?

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The Corner Brook Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is increasing patrols, particularly in residential neighbourhoods, for the remainder of the summer. Do you think speeding and general road violations are a problem in the city's residential areas?

  • 88% Yes
  • 12% No

Should federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea change the "last-in, first-out" policy that's drastically slashed shrimp quotas for inshore fishermen?

  • 74% Yes, the minister can and should change the policy
  • 22% No, Shea is following a long-standing policy
  • 4% Undecided

The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans is closing 63 salmon rivers across Newfoundland tonight, but claims conditions aren't ideal for angling anyway. Do you think this will disappoint salmon fishers?

  • 71% Yes
  • 29% No

Corner Brook resident Andrew Abbass has filed charges with the RNC and RCMP against Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird for "sanctioning the killing of civilians" by labeling Palestinian militant group Hamas as a terrorist organization. Do you think Harper and Baird should be charged?

  • 40% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 7% Undecided

Did you attend any of the events held over the weekend at the Deer Lake Strawberry Festival?

  • 26% Yes
  • 74% No

Would you consider moving to a dangerous part of the world for employment?

  • 16% Yes
  • 66% No
  • 18% I'd consider it, depending on the location

West coast MHAs Tony Cornect (Tourism and Culture) and Vaughn Granter (Environment) were added to Premier Tom Marshall's cabinet Thursday. Were these good selections?

  • 27% Yes
  • 50% No
  • 23% We'll see

Did you attend any of Wednesday's Corner Brook Day activities?

  • 9% Yes
  • 91% No

With just over a month before the provincial Progressive Conservatives hold their leadership convention, which of the three candidates do you think has the best chance of winning and becoming premier of Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 39% Paul Davis
  • 21% Steve Kent
  • 40% John Ottenheimer

Concerns were raised this past weekend when a man on a Sea-Doo caused a wake that made it difficult for some people to swim at Pasadena beach. Should the town council consider not allowing recreational boaters in the area?

  • 73% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 4% Undecided