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

Do you think it is socially acceptable to make major life announcements such as engagements, births, deaths or others to close friends through social media such as Twitter or Facebook?

  • 23% Yes
  • 42% No
  • 33% Sometimes, depends on the announcement.

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


Will you be participating in the Movember movement this month?


Do you feel Truro has enough residential rental units?


Do you feel proposed provincial regulations for e-cigarettes are too strict?


Have you installed winter tires on your vehicle?

Recent survey

TODAY'S QUESTION: Have you already purchased a poppy?

  • 44% YES
  • 50% Not yet, but I will
  • 6% I won't wear a poppy

Do you think student cell phone use should be banned on school property?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

What is your favourite treat to pass out to Halloween visitors?

  • 35% Chips
  • 4% Pop
  • 42% Mini chocolate bars
  • 0% Hard candy
  • 6% Chewy candy
  • 0% Fruit
  • 13% Other

Do you plan to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony in the local area on Nov. 11?

  • 59% Yes
  • 16% No
  • 25% Not sure

Do you plan to carve a pumpkin into a Jack-o-lantern for Halloween?

  • 31% Yes
  • 69% No
  • 0% Not sure

Do you have homeowner’s insurance?

  • 77% Absolutely
  • 10% No, I can't afford it
  • 8% I rent, but have renter's insurance
  • 5% I rent, but can't afford it

Halloween is fast approaching. How many trick-or-treaters do you expect at your residence?

  • 13% A hundred or more
  • 23% About 50
  • 3% A few dozen
  • 26% Less than 12
  • 35% None

How concerned are you about public safety following the two recent fatal attacks on Canadian Forces members on home soil?

  • 33% Not at all
  • 42% Somewhat
  • 25% Very

When was the last time you used the services of or participated in a program at an arena in Tatamagouche, Debert or Brookfield?

  • 2% Daily
  • 0% Once a week
  • 0% A few times a month
  • 23% Within the past year
  • 18% A few years ago
  • 57% Never

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

  • 60% No more than any other year
  • 10% Yes, I can’t find any
  • 30% A challenge but I found some