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

The City of Corner Brook released the details Wednesday of former CAO MIke Dolter's severance pay, to the tune of more than $120,000. Are you surprised by this amount?

  • 47% Yes
  • 52% No

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Do you think Marine Atlantic discounting its Argentia ferry crossing by 30 per cent will lead more travellers to bypass western Newfoundland?


Some feel that the common practice of shaking hands in church should be abolished due to concerns about influenza. Do you think shaking hands in church should stop?


Provincial Finance Minister Ross Wiseman is holding pre-budget consultations “province-wide,” but stops in western Newfoundland only include Stephenville and Corner Brook. Should pre-budget consultations be held on the Northern Peninsula?


Do you usually purchase lottery tickets?


Are you attending any of the events scheduled this weekend for Corner Brook Winter Carnival?

Recent survey

Western Newfoundland has seen 133 confirmed cases and counting of influenza so far this year. Are you concerned about getting the flu?

  • 45% Yes
  • 55% No

Given that Marble Mountain’s new chairlift, The Lightning Express, may not be operational until March, do you think the ski hill should reimburse people who bought a season pass at full price this year?

  • 52% Yes
  • 15% No
  • 33% Offer them a discount on next season's pass

Eastern Health has implemented a new policy to not bathe newborn babies for the first 24 hours after birth. Do you think there are health benefits to newborns who aren’t given a bath in their first day in the world?

  • 27% Yes
  • 37% No
  • 36% Undecided

Did you go to see the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie this past weekend?

  • 3% Yes
  • 84% No
  • 13% I'll wait for the home release

Do you think the Elections Act needs to be revised in regards to provincial political financing and contributions?

  • 78% Yes
  • 7% No
  • 15% Undecided

Gerry Byrne says Marine Atlantic ferry delays are less due to more extreme weather and more to do with the fleet not being suitable for the run across the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Do you think this is the case?

  • 85% Yes
  • 15% No

Some have called into question the appointment of Justice Robert Stack to head up the electoral boundaries commission because he made contributions to political parties. Do you think Stack is too biased to chair the commission that will ultimately cut eight seats from the House of Assembly?

  • 43% Yes
  • 47% No
  • 10% Undecided

Will you head to Marble Mountain to check out the new Lightning Express chairlift if it’s up and running this weekend as scheduled?

  • 8% Yes
  • 34% No
  • 4% Don't care about the new lift, but I'm going anyway
  • 54% I don't ski

The Town of Deer Lake’s fire and rescue service members will now be dispatched to emergency calls by a text, voice and app notification system rather than a paging system. Do you think this will benefit the town’s emergency services?

  • 46% Yes
  • 40% No
  • 14% Undecided

After they earned two wins in the opening two games of their best-of-seven semifinal series against the Gander Flyers, do you like the Corner Brook Royals’ chances of winning the Herder Memorial Trophy this year?

  • 59% Yes
  • 13% No
  • 28% Still too early to say