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

With less than a month until the re-opening of schools, did you begin your back to school shopping yet?

  • 47% Yes
  • 53% No, it's too early.

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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?


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


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


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?


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

Recent survey

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

The Town of Massey Drive recently implemented a curbside recycling program. How often do you recycle?

  • 72% All the time
  • 6% Often
  • 3% Sometimes
  • 19% Never

Do you think the RCMP conducting helicopter air patrols along the Trans-Canada Highway will make drivers more likely slow down?

  • 34% Yes
  • 66% No

Do you plan on attending any of the arts festivals happening around western Newfoundland this summer?

  • 6% Yes, all of them
  • 18% Some of them
  • 53% No, not into it
  • 17% Can't this year, but wish I could
  • 6% Undecided

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
  • 53% No

Paul Davis, Steve Kent and John Ottenheimer — all from the northeast Avalon — are now the three official candidates in the PC Party's leadership race, with the winner automatically becoming premier. Do you think having no candidates for the province's top job from areas outside the northeast Avalon will be detrimental to other regions?

  • 61% Yes
  • 26% No
  • 13% Depends who wins

The provincial Liberals selected their candidate among three nominees Monday for an upcoming byelection in Stephenville East-St. George's, which was left vacant after Progressive Conservative MHA Joan Shea stepped down in June. The other parties have not yet selected candidates for the district. Do you think voters will shift toward the Liberals because of their early start?

  • 50% Yes
  • 34% No
  • 16% Too early to tell

Operators in western Newfoundland have given varying reviews of tourism numbers so far this summer. Based on what you've seen so far, do you think there are more or less tourists visiting the province this year compared to last year?

  • 12% More
  • 65% Less
  • 23% About the same

With Hurricane Arthur expected to be downgraded to a post tropical storm by the time it hits Newfoundland and Labrador this weekend, did you do anything to prepare for the storm?

  • 43% Yes, can't take any chances
  • 57% No, it won't be as bad as what was first thought