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 remember what you were doing when you first heard that U.S. president John F. Kennedy had been assassinated 49 years ago today?

  • 6% Yes, was at work
  • 19% Yes, was at home
  • 23% Yes, was in school
  • 2% Yes, was driving
  • 8% Yes, but none of the above
  • 1% No
  • 37% Nope, it was before my time

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When was the last time you donated to the Colchester Food Bank?

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Will you attend outdoor festivals/concerts in the region this summer?

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Have you purchased any flower or vegetable transplants from local garden centres yet?

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Do you enjoy sport fishing as a hobby?

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How often do you fish?

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When will you retire?

  • 2% Within a few months
  • 3% In another year
  • 14% Within five years
  • 9% Six to 10 years
  • 13% More than 10 years
  • 18% More than 20 years
  • 41% I am retired

Do you vote during elections?

  • 73% I vote every election
  • 0% I vote for municipal elections only
  • 10% I vote in provincial and federal elections
  • 17% I never vote

Are you following th NHL playoffs?

  • 11% Yes, I keep up with all of them
  • 13% I follow my favourite team only
  • 13% I watch some of it
  • 63% I'm not interested

Do your summer plans include travelling?

  • 41% Yes, within Nova Scotia
  • 10% Yes, within Canada
  • 16% Yes, to the United States
  • 4% Yes, internationally
  • 29% No, I will not be travelling

How will you spend the upcoming Victoria Day long weekend?

  • 11% Travelling
  • 5% Camping
  • 22% Visting friends and relatives
  • 0% Attending community events
  • 62% Other

Are you disappointed the Dutch Mason Blues Festival isn’t being held locally this year?

  • 15% Yes, I was a huge supporter
  • 35% Yes, it belongs here
  • 50% No, it ran its course in Colchester County

Do you eat lobster?

  • 43% Yes, I love it
  • 39% Occasionally
  • 15% No, it's not for me
  • 3% I've never tried it

What do you have planned for your mother on Mother's Day?

  • 27% Taking her out to dinner
  • 11% Having her over for dinner
  • 0% Buying her flowers
  • 62% Visiting and spending time with her

Will you visit Truro Raceway to watch live harness racing this season?

  • 8% Yes, as much as I can
  • 10% Might get to a few races
  • 82% No, not my thing

How do you dispose of prescription drugs you haven't finished or have expired?

  • 63% Take them to the pharmacy
  • 6% Throw them in the garbage
  • 21% Flush them down the toilet
  • 10% Store them away