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

Are you planning to attend the Super Thrill Circus in Truro at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre on June 16?

  • 5% Yes
  • 90% No
  • 4% Maybe

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How well do you sort your garbage, recyclables and compost?


How would you rate the condition of sidewalks in Bile Hill and Truro?


When was the last time you purchased a new vehicle?


Will you get a flu shot this fall?


Who do you think will win the World Series?

Recent survey

Do you often go for a walk or drive to take in the fall colours?

  • 36% Yes, it's my favourite part of autumn
  • 50% Yes, I like the drive/walk
  • 8% I try to, but often can't when the time is right
  • 6% No

During National Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 to 11 have you tested your smoke alarm?

  • 29% Yes
  • 59% No
  • 12% I plan to

Do you feel there is adequate parking for shoppers in downtown Truro?

  • 34% Yes
  • 57% No
  • 9% I don’t know

When was the last time you purchased a piece of local art?

  • 3% Within the past month
  • 13% Within the past six months
  • 7% Within the past year
  • 7% Within the past five years
  • 15% More than five years
  • 55% Never

Have white-tailed deer caused damage to your property or gardens?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

What do you give the greatest consideration to when buying produce?

  • 37% Price
  • 27% Appearance
  • 36% Locally produced
  • 0% Packaging

How often do you check your smoke detector to make sure it's working?

  • 2% Once a month
  • 9% Every two to three months
  • 36% Every time I change the clocks
  • 25% Once a year
  • 28% Never

Do you plan to travel out of town on Thanksgiving weekend?

  • 9% Yes
  • 82% No
  • 9% Not sure

Do you agree with Alton Natural Gas' plans to pump brine into the Stewiacke River to allow for underground natural gas storage?

  • 29% Yes, it will bring jobs to the area
  • 51% No, it will pollute the river
  • 20% Maybe, I don't really understand it

Do you support the protest currently underway against the construction of a $100-million natural gas storage project in the Alton area?

  • 34% Yes
  • 57% No
  • 9% I'm not sure