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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

At pre-budget consultations Wednesday, Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender said larger municipalities should receive capital funding from the provincial government on a 90/10 split because they are regional service areas, while smaller municipalities should share the funding on a 70/30 basis. That would be the opposite of how the funding works now. Do you agree?

  • 45% Yes
  • 50% No
  • 4% Undecided

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Do you believe the latest projection of November will be accurate for the town of Steady Brook to begin utilizing a new water supply via wells drilled atop Marble Mountain?

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Would you prefer the Exploits Valley Salmon Festival to retain this year’s smaller format in the future, or return to the larger-scale events featuring bigger acts?

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Do you believe Premier Dwight Ball would survive a leadership review at the Liberal fall convention?

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Do you think volunteer firefighters should be allowed to mount a green courtesy beacon, essentially a flashing light, on their personal vehicles so they can alert other drivers when they’re on their way to an emergency?

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Do you think the Corner Brook Barons will defeat the St. John’s Capitals in the provincial senior A baseball championship?

  • 51% Yes
  • 49% No

Were you upset that a member of Canadian singing group The Tenors changed the lyrics of O Canada to make a political statement at the Major League Baseball all-star game?

  • 80% Yes
  • 20% No

Are you taking in any of the Deer Lake Strawberry Festival events over the next few days?

  • 13% Yes
  • 73% No
  • 14% Not sure yet

Will you be less likely to hike the Man in the Mountain trail in Corner Brook over the next few weeks following warnings about a bear spotted in the area?

  • 58% Yes
  • 42% No

Will you check out Stage West Theatre Festival’s “Corner Brook Ghost Walk,” a tour of spooky places and tales around the city?

  • 60% Yes, sounds like fun
  • 40% No, too scary

At the Major League Baseball all-star break, the Toronto Blue Jays sit just two games back of the American League East division lead. Do you think the Jays will make it to the World Series this year?

  • 51% Yes
  • 49% No

Do you think Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers should be able to march in the St. John’s Pride parade in their working uniforms?

  • 70% Yes
  • 26% No
  • 4% Undecided

A local dentist says the cavity rate among children in Corner Brook is high, and is urging the city to treat its water with fluoride. Would you have a problem drinking fluoride-treated water?

  • 29% Yes
  • 71% No

Do you think the federal government eliminating the Last in, First Out policy for shrimp fishers is a good thing?

  • 52% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 40% Haven't been paying attention

Would you be affected by a Canada Post work stoppage?

  • 40% Yes
  • 60% No