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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

After closing to the public in Dec. 2013, upgrades have been completed at the Regional Aquatic Centre in Stephenville and a commissioning of the new equipment is set for May 20-22. Mayor Tom O'Brien said an announcement on the re-opening of the facility will be made after the commissioning, but is hopeful people could be back in the pools by the end of May. Will you be using the facility when it re-opens?

  • 63% Yes
  • 25% No
  • 10% Will use it now that it's been upgraded.

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Western Health has teamed up with four local taxi companies to provide free access to condoms in cabs. Do you think this campaign will increase awareness of the importance of condom use?


Would you be more likely to get a flu shot now that pharmacists in the province can deliver the vaccinations — albeit for a small fee — once they complete training to do so?


Do you think the provincial government should pass legislation to make winter tires mandatory in Newfoundland and Labrador?


Justice and Public Safety Minister Judy Manning says she's willing to meet with Corner Brook area residents about issues surrounding the province's new 911 system, but has yet to be asked by anyone other than Liberal MHA Eddie Joyce. Would you attend a public meeting on the 911 changes if Manning attended?


Did you attend the Music NL Awards Gala at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre on Sunday night?

Recent survey

Have you picked out your Halloween costume for this year yet?

  • 19% Yes
  • 18% No
  • 63% I'm not dressing up

Are you attending any of the events surrounding the MusicNL awards in Corner Brook this week?

  • 8% Yes
  • 83% No
  • 9% Undecided

Will Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa make you think twice about going to government buildings in this province?

  • 3% Yes
  • 97% No

What should the city do to improve ridership on Corner Brook's transit system?

  • 7% Add more routes
  • 19% Adjust the frequency to shorten travel time
  • 10% Increase hours of operation
  • 7% Free rides
  • 29% All of the above
  • 28% None of the above — nothing will help

Should the City of Corner Brook restrict through traffic on Elswick Road by closing the upper exit/entrance onto West Valley Road for safety concerns?

  • 43% Yes
  • 48% No
  • 9% Undecided

Last Thursday, Lieut. Navy Jennifer Hartley addressed the Rotary Club of Corner Brook. Hartley's mission since taking over the corps two years ago was to increase enrolment and community awareness to build the city corps back to its former numbers. In that time, the 184 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Curling has increased its numbers from 35 cadets and seven officers to 45-50 cadets and eight officers. Do you believe youth benefit from becoming a member of a cadet corp?

  • 87% Yes
  • 13% No

Should the province's new 911 system include a dispatch service, rather than just a call-taking one?

  • 78% Yes
  • 6% No
  • 16% There should be some combination of the two

Do you think Hurricane Gonzalo will have much of an effect on western Newfoundland when it's scheduled to hit the province this weekend?

  • 13% Yes
  • 87% No

The chair of Marble Mountain Development Corporation is confident the auditor general's office will find improvements have been made after a largely negative report two years ago. Do you think this auditor general's report will be more favourable to Marble?

  • 45% Yes
  • 55% No

A project has been approved that includes building a tunnel underneath the Trans-Canada Highway to connect the Town of Steady Brook to the Marble Mountain side for pedestrians. Do you think this project will better connect the town and attract more visitors?

  • 41% Yes
  • 54% No
  • 5% Undecided