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

Has a teacher had a positive influence on your career choice?

  • 31% Yes
  • 60% No
  • 7% Somewhat

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


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?

Recent survey

When was the last time you purchased a new vehicle?

  • 2% Within the last month
  • 16% Within the last six months
  • 13% Within the last year
  • 14% Within the last two years
  • 25% Within the last five years
  • 30% More than five years ago

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