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

In light of two recent stories about patients being placed in overflow spaces at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, do you think the problem is a lack of beds or more to do with staffing/management?

  • 33% Lack of beds
  • 63% Staffing/management
  • 4% Undecided

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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?


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


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


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?


Have you or anyone you know been affected by suicide?

Recent survey

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

The provincial Progressive Conservative Party will elect a new leader at its convention in St. John's on Sept. 12-13. Who do you think will win?

  • 37% John Ottenheimer
  • 45% Paul Davis
  • 18% Steve Kent

What are you doing this Labour Day weekend?

  • 56% Staying home and relaxing
  • 4% Travelling out of province
  • 7% Travelling within the province
  • 15% Hanging out with friends/family
  • 18% Other

Do you plan on using the dog park in Corner Brook now that it's open?

  • 19% Yes, going soon
  • 6% I've been there with my dog(s) already
  • 21% No, we go elsewhere
  • 54% Don't have a dog

Education Minister Darin King said Wednesday that 163 of 190 schools in the province may undergo some renovations to accommodate full-day kindergarten. Do you think the province will meet its targeted of a September 2016 start for the plan?

  • 29% Yes
  • 62% No
  • 9% Undecided