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

An Irishtown woman told The Western Star this week that the City of Corner Brook is not doing enough to maintain Riverside Drive after her vehicle went off that road recently. Do you think the city could be doing a better job on the road?

  • 73% Yes
  • 11% No
  • 15% I don't drive it enough to answer

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Now that the Newfoundland and Labrador squad has handed Northern Ontario its first loss of the tournament, do you think the Brad Gushue curling rink has a chance to win the Brier?

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Are you happy Marble Mountain’s downhill ski season will be extended by one week this year, to include Easter weekend?

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Among the 43 summary offence tickets recently handed out to snowmobilers along groomed trails in western Newfoundland, some were issued for riders using devices, also known as cans, that reduces the efficiency of the snowmobile’s noise-reducing equipment. Do you think cans should be allowed so long as snowmobiles are operated in deep woods?

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Some voters in the advance poll for the Liberal nomination in the Long Range Mountains district say they felt intimidated by ballot collectors coming to their homes unannounced to collect their ballots. Would you feel intimidated to vote in a ballot collector’s presence in such circumstances?

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Are you more likely to attend the Rod Stewart concert in St. John’s on July 11 or the Salmon Festival in Grand-Falls Windsor, which takes place the same day?

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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?

  • 35% It's better this way
  • 52% East vs. west is how it should be
  • 13% I'll wait and see how the final series turns out

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?

  • 51% Yes
  • 49% No

Do you think Marine Atlantic discounting its Argentia ferry crossing by 30 per cent will lead more travellers to bypass western Newfoundland?

  • 66% Yes
  • 34% No

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?

  • 54% Yes
  • 27% No
  • 19% Only if there's a flu or virus going around

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?

  • 75% Yes
  • 8% No
  • 17% They could guage the interest and go from there

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