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 the school board should relax its position on allowing girls to wear clothing that is shorter than their fingertips when their arms are placed by their sides?

  • 7% Yes
  • 67% No
  • 25% They should have school uniforms.

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How often do you drink coffee?


Have you visited the Truro Farmers' Market this summer?


Have you attended this week’s Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Bible Hill?


Have you ever adopted an animal from the Colchester SPCA?


Have you ever walked or cycled on the Cobequid Trail?

Recent survey

Do you exercise regularly during the summer?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

Do you think election candidates should be restricted as to the size of the sign that can be placed on a property?

  • 38% Yes, the big signs are too big
  • 25% No, they can be as big as the property owner wants
  • 37% I don't care - you'll never see an election sign on my property.

How would you rate your summer so far?

  • 19% Poor
  • 27% Fair
  • 29% Good
  • 25% Great

Where do you think the Toronto Blue Jays will finish this season?

  • 32% They’ll win the AL East
  • 53% They’ll get a wildcard spot
  • 15% Out of the playoffs

What do you like most about the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition?

  • 12% Agriculture
  • 33% Animals
  • 6% Midway
  • 4% Games
  • 8% Food
  • 18% Demolition derby
  • 19% Other

Do you plan to attend next week's Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition?

  • 4% Yes, every day
  • 28% Might go once or twice
  • 68% No, not for me

How do you beat the summer heat?

  • 20% I swim in a pool
  • 15% I go to the beach/lake
  • 47% I crank up the air conditioner
  • 18% I don't try to beat it; I love it

Have you participated in obstacles races, such as Foam Fest, Mud Hero or the Spartan series?

  • 3% Yes, I'm addicted
  • 11% Yes, only a few
  • 5% No, but I plan to
  • 81% No, I'm not interested

How often do you shop in downtown Truro?

  • 23% Quite often
  • 22% Sometimes
  • 55% Rarely

Have you gone camping this summer?

  • 41% Yes
  • 46% No
  • 13% Not yet, but I plan to