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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For those that heat with wood fuel, has it been difficult to find firewood?


What is your favourite service offered by the Colchester–East Hants Regional Library?


How well do you sort your garbage, recyclables and compost?


How would you rate the condition of sidewalks in Bile Hill and Truro?


When was the last time you purchased a new vehicle?

Recent survey

Will you get a flu shot this fall?

  • 1% Yes, first time
  • 60% I do every year
  • 36% No
  • 3% Not sure yet

Who do you think will win the World Series?

  • 5% Baltimore
  • 57% Kansas City
  • 15% St. Louis
  • 23% San Francisco

Do you often go for a walk or drive to take in the fall colours?

  • 36% Yes, it's my favourite part of autumn
  • 50% Yes, I like the drive/walk
  • 8% I try to, but often can't when the time is right
  • 6% No

During National Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 to 11 have you tested your smoke alarm?

  • 29% Yes
  • 59% No
  • 12% I plan to

Do you feel there is adequate parking for shoppers in downtown Truro?

  • 34% Yes
  • 57% No
  • 9% I don’t know

When was the last time you purchased a piece of local art?

  • 3% Within the past month
  • 13% Within the past six months
  • 7% Within the past year
  • 7% Within the past five years
  • 15% More than five years
  • 55% Never

Have white-tailed deer caused damage to your property or gardens?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

What do you give the greatest consideration to when buying produce?

  • 37% Price
  • 27% Appearance
  • 36% Locally produced
  • 0% Packaging

How often do you check your smoke detector to make sure it's working?

  • 2% Once a month
  • 9% Every two to three months
  • 36% Every time I change the clocks
  • 25% Once a year
  • 28% Never

Do you plan to travel out of town on Thanksgiving weekend?

  • 9% Yes
  • 82% No
  • 9% Not sure