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

Are you having a challenge keeping up with the cost of fuel to heat your home this winter?

  • 71% Yes
  • 22% No
  • 5% Other

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Do you feel there are enough child care opportunities in Truro and Colchester County?


Would higher prices stop you from buying takeout coffee?


what do you like to see most at the Santa Claus parade held in Truro?


Do you use LED Christmas lights to decorate your tree?


Do you agree with former MP Bill Casey’s decision to seek a Liberal nomination to run in the next federal election?

Recent survey

How often do you donate to the Colchester Food Bank?

  • 11% On a regular basis
  • 16% Every once in a while
  • 11% A few times a year
  • 11% Once a year
  • 51% Never

What would you most like to see happen in Truro?

  • 26% More opportunities and events for youth
  • 4% An increase of infrastructure projects
  • 21% Better financial management
  • 30% Attracting more businesses
  • 19% Other

How do you support Movember – a movement of men going without shaving, raising funds and conversation about men’s cancers and mental health?

  • 5% I grow a moustache and fundraise
  • 17% I donate to someone growing a moustache
  • 78% I don't

Do you have winter tires on your vehicle yet?

  • 60% Yes
  • 24% No, but I will be getting them soon
  • 16% I use all-weather tires all year

Do you plan to shop at any local Christmas craft sales in the next few weeks?

  • 41% Yes
  • 38% No
  • 21% Possibly

Have you watched a live Jr. A Bearcats game yet this season?

  • 18% Yes
  • 75% No
  • 7% I plan to

Have you started your Christmas shopping?

  • 6% Yes, and I'm finished
  • 36% Yes, but still have some items to pick up
  • 38% Not yet, but soon
  • 20% No, I wait until the very last minute

Did you take in any of the more than 100 Nova Scotia Music Week events held in Truro and Colchester County from Nov. 6 to 9?

  • 16% Yes
  • 84% No

Are you pleased the CRTC banned the 30-day notice for cancelling cable, satellite, phone and Internet services?

  • 96% Yes
  • 4% No

Will you be participating in the Movember movement this month?

  • 7% Yes
  • 93% No