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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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The Catholic Women’s League wants Canada’s physician assisted dying bill to include provisions to protect the vulnerable, as well as give health care providers the right to refuse the practice under certain circumstances. Do you think these changes would improve the legislation?

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The Trails, Tales and Tunes Festival wrapped up for another year on Sunday night. Did you attend any of the Festival events over the past week?

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RNC officers say rules recently put in place prevent them from responding to calls as quickly as they would like and restrict them from pursuing suspects at higher speeds. Do you think these speed rules are necessary?

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The provincial government announced changes to its so-called deficit reduction levy budget measures, yet Premier Dwight Ball is slipping in the polls. Do you think the changes to the levy will improve the premier’s popularity?

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Do you think court-ordered psychological assessments for someone with suspected mental health conditions should be done at the expense of the accused?

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The president of the Corner Brook Royals is concerned senior hockey on the west coast is on thin ice because of a downward trend in attendance and the ramifications of the tough provincial budget. Do you think senior hockey can survive another season in western Newfoundland?

  • 27% Yes
  • 53% No
  • 20% Not sure

How did you spend your Victoria Day long weekend?

  • 22% Camping/cabin
  • 63% Relaxed at home
  • 15% Work

Are you attending any events that are part of the Trails, Tales and Tunes festival in Norris Point?

  • 20% Yes
  • 64% No
  • 16% Not sure yet

The City of Corner Brook will place temporary speed bumps on the upper section of Elswick Road as a traffic-calming measure. Do you think they will deter speeders on the section of the street?

  • 72% Yes
  • 28% No

Do you think the federal government returning the halibut allocation to its previous sharing system is a good move?

  • 62% Yes
  • 16% No
  • 22% Undecided

The Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference final of the National Basketball Association playoffs on Sunday, the furthest Canada’s lone professional basketball team has gone in the post-season in club history. Have you been watching?

  • 37% Yes
  • 55% No
  • 8% I'm going to start now

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Corner Brook graduated its latest students this week. Do you think most of them will be able to stay and work in this province?

  • 8% Yes
  • 92% No

Do you agree with government’s decision to spend $750,000 to study the feasibility of a tunnel connecting Newfoundland and Labrador?

  • 21% Yes
  • 56% No
  • 23% It's a good idea, but not worth the money for the study

Do you think dealing with vacant buildings in downtown Corner Brook will improve foot traffic in the area?

  • 78% Yes
  • 22% No

Do you think the Newfoundland and Labrador government should give provincial court judges a pay raise of just over 14 per cent?

  • 3% Yes
  • 95% No
  • 2% Undecided