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

Are you looking forward to attending Blueberry Harvest Festival events?

  • 25% Yes.
  • 38% No.
  • 37% It's too early to say.

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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