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
  • 35% Sometimes, depends on the announcement.

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Do you agree with a Town of Truro bylaw that prohibits big commercial vehicles from being parked overnight or stored within a residential area?

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Do you feel in-school anti-bullying campaigns are reducing instances of bullying?

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Are you concerned about the impact Thursday’s Scottish independence referendum vote will have on Canada?

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Do you plan to participate in whitetail deer hunting season this year?

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How often do you see people driving and talking on their cell phones?

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Do you plan to donate to the Terry Fox Run?

  • 19% Yes
  • 81% No

Do you like the new curb "bump-outs" in downtown Truro designed to protect pedestrians?

  • 13% Yes
  • 78% No
  • 9% Haven't seen them

Do you think Canada should increase its military presence in troubled spots?

  • 25% Yes, we're not doing our part
  • 25% No, it's money poorly spent
  • 40% Military presence isn't making improvements
  • 10% Not sure

Do you agree with Colchester County Council’s quest to seek information about a gasification process unique to India that could be used to reduce garbage here?

  • 32% Yes
  • 39% No
  • 29% Undecided, I need more information

When was the last time you volunteered in your community?

  • 13% Yesterday
  • 10% Within the past week
  • 10% Within the past month
  • 6% Within the past year
  • 31% More than a year ago
  • 30% Never

When was the last time you volunteered with a local organization?

  • 61% Every year, including the current one
  • 5% Within the last five years
  • 2% Five to 10 years ago
  • 16% More than 10 years ago
  • 16% Never

Do you feel there is enough quality child care in the area?

  • 34% Yes
  • 21% No
  • 45% I don't know

Are you pleased to see Michaels arts and crafts store open at the Truro Mall?

  • 75% Yes
  • 25% No

Are you planning to attend any of the Nova Scotia Music Week events being held in Truro and Colchester County in November?

  • 23% Yes
  • 65% No
  • 12% Maybe

Would you like to see a Racino built at the Truro Raceway in Bible Hill?

  • 33% Yes, I think it would be a great idea.
  • 45% No, I wouldn't support it.
  • 22% I need to know more about it.