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

With a new coach and overhauled lineup, how do you think the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers will do this season?

  • 8% They'll compete for division title
  • 40% They'll make the playoffs
  • 51% They won't make the playoffs

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Did the first snowstorm of the season hasten planning for a southern vacation?

Recent survey

Do you know any local families affected by oil production slowdown in the west?

  • 9% One person/family
  • 26% A number of people
  • 4% I am personally affected
  • 61% No

Do you think the province should consider tolling more highways to speed up twinning projects?

  • 31% Yes, it will speed up safety on our highways
  • 69% No, one toll highway is enough

What New Year's resolution did you make this year?

  • 29% Lose weight
  • 9% Exercise more
  • 6% Quit smoking
  • 8% Something else
  • 48% None

Do you think 2015 will be better than 2014 for you?

  • 45% Definitely
  • 25% Nope
  • 30% About the same

Will you attend a Christmas Eve church service this year?

  • 42% Yes
  • 50% No
  • 8% Maybe

How good are you at sorting recyclables, compost from garbage

  • 77% I'm very good at it
  • 16% I try, but always miss some
  • 7% I can't be bothered

Have you or will you do most of your Christmas shopping locally?

  • 18% All of it
  • 40% Most of it
  • 26% Some
  • 16% None

Do you support Amherst’s decision to discontinue fracking wastewater negotiations with Atlantic Industrial Services?

  • 49% Yes, it was too divisive and risky
  • 40% No, it was an opportunity missed
  • 11% I’m not sure

Are you surprised Bill Casey is going to run again in federal politics?

  • 55% Quite surprised
  • 21% Just slightly surprised
  • 24% I expected he would

What did you do to mark Remembrance Day?

  • 44% Attended a service at the cenotaph
  • 18% Watched the national service on TV
  • 24% Took time to remember on my own
  • 14% Nothing