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 do you feel about rural school closures?

  • 9% • Makes financial sense to me
  • 45% • Sad, but inevitable with declining student populations
  • 3% • On the fence
  • 41% • Don't agree. Will hurt rural communities.

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Are you happy to see Bill Casey will represent the Liberal Party of Canada in Cumberland-Colchester in the next federal election?


Have you been following the NHL trades?


Are you concerned about the number of days students have missed from school due to storm closures?


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


Have you taken up a new outdoor sport this winter to increase your physical fitness?

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What's the most amount of money you've won on a lottery ticket, such as Lotto 6/49?

  • 5% Only a free ticket
  • 20% $10 or less
  • 37% $10-$100
  • 14% $100-$1,000
  • 11% More than $1,000
  • 13% I don't buy lottery tickets

Do you feel an increase in Colchester County's tipping fees at the Kemptown balefill facility is justified?

  • 28% Yes, fees have not been increased since 2010
  • 28% No, it already costs too much
  • 12% No, the current system is fair
  • 32% I don't care

How many cups of coffee do you buy each day?

  • 17% One
  • 13% Two
  • 8% Three
  • 1% Four or more
  • 61% I don’t buy coffee

Are you watching any of the 2015 Canada Games coverage?

  • 7% Yes
  • 93% No

Do you agree with the province’s decision to remove the deferral policy that allows seniors to decline a long-term care bed but remain on the waiting list?

  • 53% Yes
  • 31% No
  • 16% I don't know

What’s your favourite social media platform?

  • 62% Facebook
  • 10% Twitter
  • 0% Instagram
  • 0% Snapchat
  • 28% Other

Would you be in favour of DNR lifting a ban that prohibits Sunday hunting in Nova Scotia.

  • 26% Yes
  • 74% No

Have you or do you plan to participate in any Family Violence Prevention week activities?

  • 3% Yes
  • 81% No
  • 16% Maybe

What are you doing to celebrate African Heritage Month?

  • 10% Learning more about African history through books, movies or other resources
  • 3% Attending special cultural events
  • 87% I'm not doing anything to celebrate

Have you been watching CBC’s mini-series The Book of Negroes that was filmed in four locations in Nova Scotia?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No