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

Should municipal units have the final say on whether hydraulic fracturing or wind farms should be permitted?

  • 70% Yes, they’re the people most affected by the results
  • 29% No, it should remain with the provincial/federal governments

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Recent survey

Do you make your own preserves, jams and jellies?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

What do you do to stay physically active in summer?

  • 74% Walking
  • 5% Running
  • 3% Bicycling
  • 7% Swimming
  • 11% Something Else

How much will you spend on vacationing this summer?

  • 25% Nothing
  • 0% Less than $100
  • 25% Less than $1,000
  • 50% More than $1,000

What will you do for summer vacation this year?

  • 45% Stay close to home
  • 22% Travel elsewhere in Nova Scotia
  • 15% Travel elsewhere in the region
  • 18% Travel elsewhere in Canada or U.S.

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

  • 43% Yes, we can do it collaboratively
  • 43% No, the damage is irreversible
  • 14% I'm not sure

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