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

If someone buys you a coffee during Roll Up the Rim and you win a car, do you keep the car or sell it and share the proceeds with the purchaser?

  • 41% A gift is a gift. The coffee and the car are mine
  • 58% I would sell the car and share the proceeds

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How often do you shop in downtown Truro?


With the current economic climate, how secure do you feel your job is?


When was the last time you used the Truro Walk-In Clinic?


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


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

Recent survey

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

  • 42% Yes
  • 25% No
  • 15% I plan to
  • 18% I don’t garden

Do you enjoy sport fishing as a hobby?

  • 41% Yes
  • 44% No
  • 15% I've never tried it

How often do you fish?

  • 9% At least weekly in the summer
  • 9% Once a month during fishing season
  • 26% Rarely
  • 56% Never

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