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

Do you think Memorial University is doing enough to inform the public about the results of a health and safety investigation into people being exposed to chemical fumes related to work on the Grenfell gymnasium floor?

  • 35% Yes
  • 64% No

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Were you surprised with the results of Tuesday's byelection in Humber East, which saw Liberal Stelman Flynn win handily over PC candidate Lary Wells and NDP nominee Martin Ware?

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Students and faculty at Corner Brook Regional High say many drivers fail to yield to the crosswalk in the school zone on University Drive. What do you think should be done to improve safety around crosswalks in Corner Brook?

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Do you agree with Grenfell Campus assistant professor Paul Foley’s assessment that the shrinking shrimp fishery could be as detrimental to the province as the shutdown of the cod fishery 22 years ago?

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Did you attend Sarah McLachlan's concert Friday night at the Pepsi Centre in Corner Brook?

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Health Minister Steve Kent said this week that there have been no delays in the construction of the new hospital in Corner Brook. Do you agree with the minister?

Recent survey

Should the provincial government offer its student grant program to college and university students who come to study in Newfoundland and Labrador from outside the province?

  • 10% Yes, all students studying here should be treated equally
  • 55% No, the grant program is costing too much as it is
  • 29% Only if the student agrees to stay and work here for a certain period of time
  • 6% Undecided

Deer Lake council is making changes to the town's Chapel Hill intersection to include LED stop signs. Do you think these new features will make the intersections more safe?

  • 58% Yes
  • 22% No
  • 20% I don't think the intersection is a problem

Monday, the province decided fire dispatch for the Corner Brook and Bay of Islands areas will continue to be provided through the RNC for the next year of its new 911 system. Do you think these areas will be better prepared when the changes come into effect in 2016?

  • 41% Yes, this year will give the municipalities time to get organized
  • 34% No, they're in for the same debate in 2016
  • 25% I don't think the province will make the change at all if this way proves to be more efficient

Are you looking forward to winter activities now that snow has fallen?

  • 23% Yes, I love winter
  • 77% No, I want summer back

With the first traces of snow appearing on the ground in the area, do you have your winter tires on your vehicle yet?

  • 52% Yes
  • 24% No
  • 11% I have an appointment to get them on
  • 13% I don't use winter tires

Do you think climate change is mainly to blame for the recent restrictions on the cod fishery in the waters off New England in the United States?

  • 14% Yes
  • 76% No
  • 10% Undecided

Would you watch "Danny," the documentary about the political career of former premier Danny Williams?

  • 53% Yes
  • 43% No
  • 4% I've already watched it

The union representing Corner Brook's firefighters says the dispatchers the city is hiring for its new 911 call centre should be part of Local 1222 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) rather than the city's inside workers union (CUPE). Which union do you think these new hires should fall under?

  • 51% IAFF
  • 49% CUPE

Will you be attending a Remembrance Day ceremony on Tuesday?

  • 77% Yes
  • 23% No

Do you think local youth are interested in attending Remembrance Day ceremonies?

  • 39% Yes
  • 38% No
  • 23% We'll see how many turn out on Tuesday