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 or will you be attending any Amherst 125 events?

  • 23% Yes, as many as I can
  • 76% No, not interested

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What will you do for summer vacation this year?


Do you think we can change the economic direction of the province as advocated by the One Nova Scotia Coalition?

Recent survey

What kind of summer do you think we’re going to have?

  • 25% Sunny and hot
  • 44% Cold and wet
  • 31% Average

What festival are you most likely to attend this summer?

  • 34% Pugwash Gathering of the Clans
  • 4% Bordertown Biker Bash
  • 14% Blueberry Harvest Festival
  • 8% Cumberland County Exhibition
  • 11% Most or all of them
  • 29% None of them

Do you agree with Cumberland County’s decision to maintain 12 council positions?

  • 20% 12 is good
  • 15% 10 would've been better
  • 65% 8 or less would've been better

Do you think the recent visits of the prime minister and his wife will make any difference in Cumberland-Colchester?

  • 51% It should help Scott Armstrong
  • 10% It will hurt him
  • 39% Won’t make any difference

Who should the next coach of the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers be?

  • 27% Someone with QMJHL coaching experience
  • 22% Someone from within the MHL
  • 4% A younger coach
  • 47% Bring back Jim Bottomley

Who do you think this year's grassfire season will compare to others?

  • 21% It will be the same
  • 37% Unfortunately, there will be more fires
  • 42% Hopefully there will be less fires

Do you think there should be a municipal governance study in Cumberland County?

  • 80% Yes, we're over-governed
  • 20% No, it's fine the way it is

Do you agree with Amherst's decision to demolish the former BMO/police building downtown?

  • 61% Yes, it's past saving
  • 39% No, it's a piece of our history

Are you following the trial of disgraced Prince Edward Island Senator Mike Duffy?

  • 55% Yes
  • 45% No

Will you go to a maple supper this year?

  • 65% Yes, I love everything maple
  • 35% No, not a big fan of maple products