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 do you deal with the ‘winter blues’?

  • 27% Stay as active as I can.
  • 22% Take a trip, preferably someplace warm.
  • 14% Interact with friends or family as often as I can.
  • 2% Other.
  • 32% Not an issue for me.

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


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


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


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


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

Recent survey

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

Are you a blood donor

  • 11% Yes, I donate regularly
  • 53% I was but am no longer able
  • 36% No, I never thought of it

How would you rank the severity of this winter?

  • 33% Worst I've experienced
  • 55% Worst in many years
  • 5% Not that bad
  • 7% You call that winter?

Will you go to the sugar woods this spring to get some maple products?

  • 46% It's an annual tradition
  • 26% I'll get some at the store
  • 28% Maple is not my thing

Who do you think will be the member of parliament after the next federal election?

  • 67% Scott Armstrong
  • 30% Bill Casey
  • 3% Someone else

Should Amherst taken possession of the former train station from Via Rail

  • 70% Yes, it's part of our history
  • 30% No, it's another empty building we don't need

Do you think Amherst should create a graffiti wall near the town's skate park?

  • 58% Yes
  • 42% No

Do you agree with the Supreme Court ruling on doctor-assisted deaths?

  • 69% Definitely
  • 19% No, this is tragic
  • 10% I’m torn on this
  • 2% Don’t know much about it