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

Have you ever been a recipient of a scholarship?

  • 15% Yes, one
  • 5% Yes, multiple
  • 23% No, I was never rewarded one
  • 57% No, I never tried

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


Have you ever donated your hair to be used for a wig?


Do you plan to donate to the Terry Fox Run?


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


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

Recent survey

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.

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

  • 3% Yes, and I'm already finished
  • 22% Yes, I've picked up a few things already
  • 3% No, but I've made my lists
  • 72% It's way too early to Christmas shop

Do you think companies such as Canadian Springs should have to pay a royalty on the water they draw from the ground for commercial purposes?

  • 51% Absolutely, it's a natural resource the same as oil
  • 33% No way, the cost would only be passed on to consumers
  • 16% Don't know enough about it

How would you grade the odours emitted from the Rothsay rending plant in Truro this summer?

  • 26% About the same as last year
  • 69% Much worse than last year
  • 5% Not quite as bad

The Truro and area Terry Fox Run returns after a one-year hiatus. Will you be participating?

  • 7% Yes
  • 80% No
  • 13% Maybe