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

How often do you see a movie in the theatre?

  • 19% A few times a year.
  • 14% Every month or two.
  • 4% At least twice a month.
  • 63% Almost never.

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Does Amherst need to consider implementing a cat bylaw to control its feline population?


How far should wind turbines be from homes in Cumberland County


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

Recent survey

Have you participated the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge?

  • 27% Already Have
  • 9% Haven’t been challenged yet
  • 2% Been challenged, but have done it yet
  • 62% Nope

Have you got all of your back to school shopping completed?

  • 13% Yes, we're ready to go
  • 15% No, have a bit more to go
  • 10% Haven't started
  • 62% Dont' have children in school

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
  • 30% No, it should remain with the provincial/federal governments

Do you prefer end of summer vacations?

  • 28% Yes, things are more lively
  • 0% No, I like them early
  • 72% Any vacation is a good vacation
  • 0%

How far do you normally drive for a vacation?

  • 71% More than an hour
  • 9% Less than an hour
  • 20% None at all. By backyard’s just fine.

Have you or will you be attending any Amherst 125 events?

  • 23% Yes, as many as I can
  • 77% No, not interested

Are you getting less email spam now that new legislation is in place.

  • 44% Getting the same amount
  • 25% Much less
  • 31% Haven't noticed

Were you surprised with the decision to turn the CRDA investigation over to the RCMP?

  • 12% Yes
  • 88% No

How much of your summer vacation time will be spend locally?

  • 86% Most
  • 6% Some
  • 8% None

Are you disappointed with Sobeys’ decision to close its Amherst Foodland store?

  • 77% Yes, I shop there all the time
  • 23% No, I shop at another grocery store