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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

The 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Drama Festival came to a close Saturday night in Stephenville with Corner Brook's Off-Broadway Players rendition of "Blasted" picking up the award for best presentation of a full-length play. Did you attend any of the seven shows that made up this year's festival?

  • 19% Yes
  • 63% No
  • 16% Would have, but I was out of town because of the Easter holiday.

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Do you think towns that are to have their libraries closed should take it upon themselves to keep them open, despite the fact they will have no ties to the Provincial Information and Library Resources Board?

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Will you be attending one of the budget protests organized by Coordinated Approach NL that are scheduled for Corner Brook and Stephenville over the weekend?

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Would you prefer the new Deficit Reduction Levy to gradually come off your paycheques, or to have the money collected all at once at the end of the year when you file your taxes?

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Should companies have the right to refuse to reveal details of incidents, like the “operational accident” that occurred during Hebron project construction last week?

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Has the lack of any Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs this year decreased your interest in watching?

  • 59% Yes
  • 17% No
  • 24% Wouldn't watch anyway

Do you feel, with a new chairperson and new board, Nalcor is in better hands?

  • 44% Yes
  • 52% No
  • 4% Doesn't really affect me

What do you think of the abrupt resignations of president and CEO Ed Martin and the rest of the Nalcor Energy board of directors?

  • 61% Support the decisions
  • 25% Don't support the decisions
  • 14% Undecided

Do you agree with NAPE’s decision to launch two YouTube ads attacking Premier Dwight Ball and his team for breaking campaign promises regarding job cuts even with collective bargaining negotiations between the two on the horizon?

  • 61% Yes
  • 23% No
  • 16% It doesn't matter

It was announced with the release of the provincial budget a change of $140 a week in eligible grants for students of Memorial University of Newfoundland to a system of $100 a week in grants and $40 in loans. The debt from the loans, however, would be wiped out if the full-time student passed all their courses and graduated. What do you think of this change?

  • 75% It's fair
  • 20% It's unfair
  • 5% No opinion

Do you believe schools should focus more attention on educating children at an earlier age about eating well and being active?

  • 86% Yes
  • 10% No
  • 4% Undecided

Do you think the deficit reduction levy, imposed on all income earners in Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2016 budget, is fair?

  • 13% Yes
  • 87% No

Now that the province has cut its grant to Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador by $14 million in Budget 2016, do you think the university will lift its tuition freeze?

  • 85% Yes
  • 15% No

The province’s teachers’ union has filed a grievance, claiming the provincial government is not acting in good faith by following through with an overdue report and recommendations on inclusive education because it doesn’t address allocation issues. Do you think, as the union suggests, the province should take more time before releasing the report?

  • 43% Yes
  • 57% No

A Corner Brook man is fed up with his neighbour’s cats using his deck to do their business, and has requested live traps from the city. Do you think residents should take it upon themselves to trap felines that wander onto their properties?

  • 65% Yes
  • 27% No
  • 8% Undecided