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 the provincial government hold public consultations on before finalizing decisions on whether to include PET scanners and a radiation unit in the new western region hospital?

  • 62% Yes, it's difficult for people on the west coast to get those services
  • 15% No, I understand why they made the decision not to include the services
  • 23% I don't think public consultations will influence them

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Do you plan on attending the Three Bear Music Festival when it returns to Corner Brook next month?

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With the government holding public engagement sessions across the province, how open do you think the current administration is?

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The province is providing Corner Brook with $18.8 million in capital works funding over the next three years to help repair the city's aging infrastructure, far less than Mayor Charles Pender says is needed. Do you think the province's capital works funding is divvied up fairly?

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The City of Corner Brook says it will hire a new "town manager" to fill the chief administrative officer position by early next year, and the position will be filled on a short-term basis. Should the city hire a permanent CAO/town manager, or are they doing the right thing by waiting?

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On Saturday, on the third ballot, the provincial Progressive Conservative Party elected Paul Davis as its new leader and premier designate over John Ottenheimer. The third candidate Steve Kent was eliminated after the first ballot. Do you think Davis was the better choice over Ottenheimer?

Recent survey

How would you rate Tom Marshall’s tenure as premier?

  • 73% Good
  • 11% Poor
  • 16% To short of a term to rate

Do you plan on attending either of the Western Kings home-opening hockey games this weekend?

  • 16% Yes
  • 78% No
  • 6% Undecided

Mike Dolter, who was fired earlier this year from his position as Corner Brook's Chief Administrative Officer job "without cause," has accepted a job as Truro, N.S.'s CAO. Are you surprised Dolter has accepted another CAO position?

  • 14% Yes
  • 86% No

Have you or anyone you know been affected by suicide?

  • 91% Yes
  • 9% No

The law courts building in Corner Brook was officially named after former premier Danny Williams on Monday. Do you think this was a good choice?

  • 50% Yes
  • 32% No
  • 14% Doesn't matter to me — it's just a building
  • 4% Undecided

Corner Brook's first TEDMed talk will be held this Thursday. Do you plan to attend?

  • 20% Yes, the TED talks are fascinating
  • 56% No, doesn't interest me
  • 16% I want to, but won't be able to make it
  • 8% Undecided

Sarah McLachlan is performing in Corner Brook on Nov. 21. The Canadian singer-songwriter has spoken out against the seal hunt in the past — would her opinion about the hunt make you think twice about buying a ticker to see the performance?

  • 54% Yes
  • 43% No
  • 3% Undecided

Thursday's resignations of Terry French and Charlene Johnson from the PC caucus are the latest in a string of resignations from the party this year. Do you think these political exits show a lack of faith in the party, as some have suggested?

  • 68% Yes
  • 29% No
  • 3% Undecided

Will you attend the Wonderful Fine Market this Saturday as it opens its second season in Corner Brook?

  • 31% Yes
  • 22% No, but I'll go another weekend
  • 31% No, not interested
  • 16% Undecided

Now that Corner Brook will be handling all the 911 calls outside the Avalon, should the provincial government follow the lead of some other provinces and institute civic addresses to make homes easier to locate for emergency crews and dispatchers?

  • 95% Yes
  • 0% No
  • 5% Undecided