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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When was the last time you purchased something from a home-based business?


Do you attend church?


When it comes to sorting garbage, how often do you follow guidelines in the waste reduction guide?


Compared to last year, how would rate the pothole situation in Truro and Colchester County?


Now that the weather is improving, do you find yourself getting out walking/running more?

Recent survey

How often do you read novels?

  • 39% At least a little bit every day
  • 9% I try at least once a week
  • 20% I'll read a book a month
  • 5% I struggle to finish a book when I pick it up
  • 27% I don't read novels

Are you pleased the County of Colchester purchased the former Palliser Motel with plans to use it as a visitor information centre?

  • 50% Yes
  • 34% No
  • 16% Couldn't care less

Do you have a tattoo?

  • 20% Yes
  • 5% Yes, more than one
  • 8% No, but I'm thinking about getting one
  • 67% No, not for me

Are you surprised the deficit at the RECC for the current fiscal year is projected to be almost $1 million?

  • 8% Yes, I thought it would be less.
  • 92% No, not surprised at all.

Have you started your home garden preparation?

  • 17% Yes, I have planted seeds indoors
  • 23% No, but soon
  • 32% No, I'm waiting for better weather
  • 28% I don't garden

Who do think will win the Maritime Junior Hockey League Kent Cup final series between the Truro Bearcats and Dieppe Commandos?

  • 24% Truro
  • 27% Dieppe
  • 49% Don't care

How often do you play video games?

  • 12% At least once a day
  • 12% A couple of times a week
  • 2% Maybe a few times a month
  • 16% Hardly ever
  • 58% Never

How often do you shop for new clothes?

  • 5% Every few weeks
  • 2% Every 2-4 months
  • 73% Whenever I need them
  • 20% Hardly ever

When was the last time you attended a local school production such as a play or musical?

  • 15% Within the last year
  • 4% Within the last two years
  • 61% More than two years ago
  • 20% Never

Are you following the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy?

  • 28% Yes, with great interest
  • 40% Somewhat
  • 32% No