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

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
  • 3% Undecided

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With so many reports of tampered potatoes, including one suspected case Wednesday in Corner Brook, have you been more careful in checking all the food you buy at the grocery store?


Challenge Cup soccer returned to Corner Brook this past weekend for the first time in five years. After Corner Brook United earned a sweep at home, do you think the team has a shot at the league title?


The City of Corner Brook is holding a two-week spring cleanup this year, from May 19 to June 1. Do you think longer cleanup periods would help curb the illegal dumping of waste?


Some community leaders are calling on the province to abolish all local service districts and incorporate them into other towns. Do you think this is a good idea?


Do you think a provincial all-terrain vehicle trail network along winter snowmobile routes would be a benefit to the economy after the snow melts?

Recent survey

Gerry Byrne thinks the nearly $375 million appropriated to Marine Atlantic means the company is purchasing a new vessel. Do you agree with the MP?

  • 52% Yes
  • 31% No
  • 17% Undecided

Why do you think registration for this year’s Deer Lake 67 ultra-marathon is so low so far?

  • 17% It's not being held Labour Day weekend
  • 5% Participants are porcrastinating
  • 64% Lack of interest
  • 14% Not sure/other

Do you think a collaboration between Memorial and Cape Breton universities is a good idea?

  • 65% Yes
  • 28% No
  • 7% Undecided

How did you spend the May long weekend?

  • 22% Camping/cabin/travel
  • 39% Relaxed at home
  • 39% Got some work done around the house

Will you be less likely to go camping this year after the 20 per cent increase in fees at provincial parks?

  • 34% Yes, it costs too much
  • 14% No, I don't think the increase is that significant
  • 19% I'll still camp but I don't like the fee hike
  • 33% I don't camp anyway

The chairman of the Bay St. George Salmon Stewardship Group, accuses the Atlantic Salmon Federation of wanting to get rid of salmon retention in this province in favour of catch and release. Do you think catch and release angling kills fish?

  • 68% Yes
  • 27% No
  • 5% Undecided

Would you use the Western Environment Centre’s electric bicycles to get around Corner Brook?

  • 52% Yes
  • 48% No

Do you think Corner Brook’s new Rotary Arts Centre is in competition with private venues?

  • 69% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 8% Undecided

Over the weekend, the Fish, Food and Allied Workers union introduced its lobster and halibut traceability project, which tells consumers whether the seafood was caught by local harvesters. Would you be more likely to purchase seafood if you know it’s locally harvested?

  • 86% Yes
  • 6% No
  • 8% I don't buy much seafood, but it's a good idea

Do you trust political polls to help you decide who to vote for on election day?

  • 4% Yes
  • 87% No
  • 9% Depends on the poll