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

Do you think businesses should have a policy in place to refund unused gift certificates if the company closes permanently?

  • 82% Yes
  • 3% No
  • 10% It depends on the business and the reason for closure
  • 3%

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Will you be going to the Truro Framers' Market on opening day Saturday?


How do you compare Colchester County’s pothole season with last year?


Do you think the creation of a round-about at the intersection of McClure’s Mills Road, James Street and Lower Truro Road would solve traffic issues in that area?


Do you believe in ghosts and spirits?


What are you most looking forward to this spring?

Recent survey

Do you agree with the province’s decision to change some provincial parks to “self service” meaning campers will pay at pay stations?

  • 23% Yes
  • 67% No
  • 10% I don’t visit provincial parks

Do you agree with N.S. Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab’s assessment that more immigrants are needed in the province?

  • 24% Absolutely - population growth equals prosperity.
  • 64% No – we don’t have enough jobs for the population now
  • 12% Unsure – I need more information

When was the last time you donated blood to Canadian Blood Services?

  • 10% In the past few weeks
  • 7% More than six months ago
  • 35% It’s been years
  • 48% Never

Do you do any outdoor camping in the winter months?

  • 4% Yes, I love it
  • 4% Tried it once, won't do it again
  • 13% I'd like to, but haven't had the chance
  • 79% Not my thing

Do you feed wildlife during the winter?

  • 60% Yes
  • 40% No

Do you support community fundraisers such as dances, dinners, yard sales, car washes, etc.?

  • 18% Yes, as many as I can
  • 63% Not many, but a few
  • 19% No

When was the last time you visited a local maple producer?

  • 18% Within the last year
  • 9% Within the last two years
  • 37% More than two years ago
  • 36% Never

How do you keep your driveway clear of snow?

  • 16% Shovel
  • 44% Snow blower
  • 3% ATV with a plow
  • 37% Pay someone to plow

What are your children doing on March break?

  • 0% Attending arts or sports camps
  • 20% Going away with the family
  • 40% Staying home, relaxing
  • 40% Other

Who do think will win the first-round Maritime Junior Hockey League playoff series between the Truro Bearcats and Pictou County Weeks Crushers?

  • 63% Truro
  • 37% Pictou County