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

After an elderly woman was mugged in the Broadway area of Corner Brook Tuesday night, the RNC told The Western Star that it isn't advisable to walk alone on Broadway at night. Do you feel unsafe in this area of the city?

  • 52% Yes, I think the RNC's warning is accurate
  • 25% No, cases like this one are extremely rare
  • 22% I don't walk there enough to know

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The final of three debates between American presidential candidates Donald trump and Hillary Clinton took place Thursday night. Who won?


The province has stepped in and asked for some changes to the Muskrat Falls work from Nalcor. Do you think it's the right decision?


It's small business week in Canada. How do the small businesses in your community rank?


Newfoundland and Labrador has its first Supreme Court of Canada nominee. How cool is this?


Do you believe the Muskrat Falls Reservoir will be properly cleared, which, according to a Harvard study, would decrease the level of methylmercury the project would bring in to Lake Melville?

Recent survey

The first Syrian family to immigrate to Corner Brook has left the area for Ontario. How do you feel about this?

  • 48% What matters in they're safe. It's up to them where they want to settle
  • 21% I'm glad they're safe in Canada, for sure, but it would have been nice if they stayed.
  • 26% It would be nice if there was something in place for them to stay a designated period of time.
  • 5%

The effects of Hurricane Matthew continue to ravish the province with road washouts and flooding. Do you think we prepare ourselves enough for storms such as these?

  • 13% Yes
  • 72% No
  • 15% We're a little better since Igor

MHA Paul Davis is stepping down as leader of the Official opposition? What do you think of his timing?

  • 51% He should have done it long ago
  • 22% Now's a great time
  • 27% I wish he'd stay on

What did you do most of over the long weekend?

  • 34% Hung out and had a great time
  • 39% Ate too much turkey
  • 27% Gave a lot of thanks

Western Newfoundland is celebrating breastfeeding this week. Do you think we've finally reached a stage where breastfeeding has become so commonplace it's a non-issue or is there more education needed?

  • 55% It's a non-issue
  • 45% More education is needed

Do you think provincial Environment Minister Perry Trimper made the right move in walking out of a federal-provincial meeting over Ottawa’s carbon price plan?

  • 45% Yes
  • 38% No
  • 17% Undecided

The Department of Education is hosting library consultations throughout the province but is leaving Corner Brook off the list. Does this make sense to you?

  • 21% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 14% Yes, given the other locations

Do you agree with Corner Brook city council’s decision to allow another extension to the company interested in building a hotel on Grenfell Drive?

  • 46% Yes
  • 48% No
  • 6% Undecided

The Toronto Blue Jays clinched an MLB playoff berth on Sunday and will face the Baltimore Orioles in a wild-card game on Tuesday. Do you think the Jays will beat the Orioles?

  • 64% Yes
  • 36% No

This is Pride Week in Corner Brook and Western Pride NL has held a variety of events to celebrate and promote visibility and acceptance of the LGBTQ community. Do you feel Corner Brook is an accepting and inclusive community?

  • 50% Yes
  • 20% No
  • 30% It's improved, but has a long way to go