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

When was the last time you took a ride on a passenger train?

  • 8% Within the past year
  • 4% Within the past two years
  • 2% Within the past five years
  • 70% More than five years ago
  • 14% Never

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What is your preferred winter warm-up drink?

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When was the last time you sampled a wine made in Nova Scotia?

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How often are you using a service provided by Canada Post to send mail or packages?

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Who does your income taxes?

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Do you own a pair of long johns?

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What is your favourite type of book to read?

  • 42% Fiction
  • 20% Non-fiction
  • 12% Biography
  • 2% Self-help
  • 5% Sci-fi
  • 0% Children's
  • 19% Other

What is your favourite winter outdoor activity?

  • 33% Walking/running
  • 13% Hockey/skating
  • 10% Skiing
  • 3% Sledding
  • 6% Hunting
  • 35% Other

How would you rate your recycling efforts?

  • 61% Excellent
  • 34% Good
  • 5% Fair
  • 0% Poor

Do you keep the thermostat higher when the cost to heat is lower?

  • 8% Yes
  • 92% No

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolution?

  • 3% Great! I've stuck with it so far
  • 19% So-so
  • 6% Not at all
  • 72% I didn't make one

Do you barbecue during the winter months?

  • 46% Yes
  • 54% No

Are you interested in reading the latest edition of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo?

  • 14% Yes
  • 73% No
  • 13% I’ve never heard of it

How often do you eat take-out food in the winter?

  • 5% Every day
  • 13% A few times a week
  • 52% A couple times a month
  • 13% Never
  • 17% Other

Do you feel sledding should be banned on municipal properties?

  • 1% Yes
  • 99% No

How do you heat your home?

  • 36% Oil
  • 10% Wood
  • 17% Electric heat
  • 21% Combination of the above
  • 16% Other