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 been watching much of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics?

  • 35% • Yes, I’ve been watching as much of it live as possible
  • 16% • Yes, but it’s mostly previously recorded events
  • 29% • Not a lot, but I have my favourite sports I watch
  • 19% • Nothing at all

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


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


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?

Recent survey

How well do you sort your garbage, recyclables and compost?

  • 85% I take pride in sorting properly
  • 5% I do it a little, but could be better
  • 0% The odd instance I'll sorry properly
  • 10% Never

How would you rate the condition of sidewalks in Bile Hill and Truro?

  • 20% Good
  • 40% Fair
  • 32% Poor
  • 8% Terrible

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