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

Three senators are proposing the Maritime provinces merge into one bigger province. What do you think?

  • 34% I think Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI should merge into one, big province.
  • 26% They should form a strong Maritime federation, with some joint services, but remain separate provinces.
  • 21% Stay completely separate, but look for opportunities to partner.
  • 16% We should treat each other the same way we treat any other province.

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How many winter carnival activities do you plan to attend?


Could your household survive 72-hours without electricity in the wintertime?


Have you ever been to Fort Beausejour or Beaubassin National Historic Site?


Do you agree with Shubenacadie Sam's prediction of an early spring?


Do you skate on an outdoor rink during the winter

Recent survey

How can Amherst best take advantage of the Great Amherst Mystery?

  • 38% With an annual festival
  • 30% With a permanent theatre or museum
  • 32% Doing nothing

Would you cast a vote electronically in the next municipal election?

  • 63% Yes
  • 37% No

What would you do if you won the lottery?

  • 17% Save/invest it
  • 77% Share with family/friends
  • 6% Spend it as fast as I could

Should Amherst ban e-cigarettes on town property?

  • 44% Yes
  • 56% No

Do you favour some form of municipal amalgamation in Cumberland County?

  • 70% Yes
  • 30% No

Do you avoid driving when it's snowing or icy?

  • 27% Like the plague
  • 24% Only if it's really bad
  • 37% Just take it slow
  • 12% It's no problem

Do you think 2016 will be better than 2015

  • 36% Yes, it will be better
  • 43% No, it will be worse
  • 21% About the same

Are you the type of person who can make a New Year resolution and stick with it until you see results?

  • 31% Yes
  • 63% No
  • 6% No, but this year I will be

Will you travel over the Christmas break?

  • 19% Yes
  • 81% No

Will you attend a church service on Christmas Eve?

  • 41% Yes
  • 59% No