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

How will you celebrate African Heritage Month during February?

  • 5% Go to African heritage community events
  • 11% Learn more about African culture through books, videos and the Internet
  • 5% Research my own African heritage
  • 79% Other

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How often do you see people driving and talking on their cell phones?


Have you ever donated your hair to be used for a wig?


Do you plan to donate to the Terry Fox Run?


Do you like the new curb "bump-outs" in downtown Truro designed to protect pedestrians?


Do you think Canada should increase its military presence in troubled spots?

Recent survey

Do you agree with Colchester County Council’s quest to seek information about a gasification process unique to India that could be used to reduce garbage here?

  • 32% Yes
  • 39% No
  • 29% Undecided, I need more information

When was the last time you volunteered in your community?

  • 13% Yesterday
  • 10% Within the past week
  • 10% Within the past month
  • 6% Within the past year
  • 31% More than a year ago
  • 30% Never

When was the last time you volunteered with a local organization?

  • 61% Every year, including the current one
  • 5% Within the last five years
  • 2% Five to 10 years ago
  • 16% More than 10 years ago
  • 16% Never

Do you feel there is enough quality child care in the area?

  • 34% Yes
  • 21% No
  • 45% I don't know

Are you pleased to see Michaels arts and crafts store open at the Truro Mall?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

Are you planning to attend any of the Nova Scotia Music Week events being held in Truro and Colchester County in November?

  • 23% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 12% Maybe

Would you like to see a Racino built at the Truro Raceway in Bible Hill?

  • 33% Yes, I think it would be a great idea.
  • 45% No, I wouldn't support it.
  • 22% I need to know more about it.

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

  • 3% Yes, and I'm already finished
  • 22% Yes, I've picked up a few things already
  • 3% No, but I've made my lists
  • 72% It's way too early to Christmas shop

Do you think companies such as Canadian Springs should have to pay a royalty on the water they draw from the ground for commercial purposes?

  • 51% Absolutely, it's a natural resource the same as oil
  • 33% No way, the cost would only be passed on to consumers
  • 16% Don't know enough about it

How would you grade the odours emitted from the Rothsay rending plant in Truro this summer?

  • 26% About the same as last year
  • 69% Much worse than last year
  • 5% Not quite as bad