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 province has rolled out a new influenza vaccine that's administered in the form of a nasal spray. How would you prefer to get immunized?

  • 34% Needles —they don't bother me and I trust them more
  • 8% Nasal spray — no needles for me, please!
  • 20% Either one, as long as I get it
  • 36% I never get the flu shot

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Are you happy the Central West Senior Hockey League final between Grand Falls and Corner Brook will be for the Herder Memorial trophy, or would you rather see a west vs. east playoff?


A traffic safety expert is asking the City of St. John’s to consider roundabouts as a way of reducing collisions. Do you think there are intersections in Corner Brook that could benefit from being turned into roundabouts?


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?

Recent survey

Do you usually purchase lottery tickets?

  • 38% Always
  • 16% Never
  • 46% Sometimes, if I think of it

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

  • 19% Yes
  • 81% No

A provincial court judge questioned the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s investigation of Sean Kelly during his sentencing Thursday. Do you think the RNC should investigate its own officers when they’re accused of a crime?

  • 6% Yes
  • 82% No
  • 12% Depends on the circumstances

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