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 oils used to manufacture 'junk foods' should be subjected to an additional tax?

  • 23% Yes
  • 75% No
  • 0% Other

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When was the last time you went coasting?

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Would you wear your long johns downtown as part of the Long John Festival for a chance to win a prize?

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Do you work out at a local fitness centre?

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What is your preferred winter warm-up drink?

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When was the last time you sampled a wine made in Nova Scotia?

Recent survey

Who does your income taxes?

  • 23% I do them myself
  • 29% A friend or family member
  • 44% I hire someone
  • 4% I'm eligible for a local low-income tax program
  • 0% I don't file my taxes

Do you own a pair of long johns?

  • 58% Yes
  • 42% No

What is your favourite type of book to read?

  • 42% Fiction
  • 20% Non-fiction
  • 12% Biography
  • 2% Self-help
  • 5% Sci-fi
  • 0% Children's
  • 19% Other

What is your favourite winter outdoor activity?

  • 33% Walking/running
  • 13% Hockey/skating
  • 10% Skiing
  • 3% Sledding
  • 6% Hunting
  • 35% Other

How would you rate your recycling efforts?

  • 61% Excellent
  • 34% Good
  • 5% Fair
  • 0% Poor

Do you keep the thermostat higher when the cost to heat is lower?

  • 8% Yes
  • 92% No

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolution?

  • 3% Great! I've stuck with it so far
  • 19% So-so
  • 6% Not at all
  • 72% I didn't make one

Do you barbecue during the winter months?

  • 46% Yes
  • 54% No

Are you interested in reading the latest edition of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo?

  • 14% Yes
  • 73% No
  • 13% I’ve never heard of it

How often do you eat take-out food in the winter?

  • 5% Every day
  • 13% A few times a week
  • 52% A couple times a month
  • 13% Never
  • 17% Other