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 Chignecto-Central Regional School Board should extend the closure dates for three area schools by about a year to allow for time to review school closure policies and hub models?

  • 47% Yes
  • 41% No
  • 10% Undecided

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What is your favourite treat to pass out to Halloween visitors?


Do you plan to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony in the local area on Nov. 11?


Do you plan to carve a pumpkin into a Jack-o-lantern for Halloween?


Do you have homeowner’s insurance?


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

Recent survey

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

  • 33% Not at all
  • 42% Somewhat
  • 25% Very

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

  • 2% Daily
  • 0% Once a week
  • 0% A few times a month
  • 23% Within the past year
  • 18% A few years ago
  • 57% Never

For those that heat with wood fuel, has it been difficult to find firewood?

  • 60% No more than any other year
  • 10% Yes, I can’t find any
  • 30% A challenge but I found some

What is your favourite service offered by the Colchester–East Hants Regional Library?

  • 50% Book lending
  • 33% Access to e-books
  • 17% Programs
  • 0% Use of meeting space

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