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

Do you know anyone directly affected by the impending closure of Convergys?

  • 34% Yes
  • 15% More than one
  • 15% Quite a few
  • 1% I am affected
  • 35% No

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How often do you wear socks in the summer?

  • 48% Pretty much never
  • 12% Only when going somewhere
  • 7% Usually just when it's cold
  • 25% All the time when up and about
  • 8% Special or rare occasions

Have you ever done any transactions using Bitcoin?

  • 0% I do regularly
  • 0% Once/couple of times
  • 51% No
  • 49% I don't know anything about that

How often do you go to the beach?

  • 9% Multiple times a week
  • 9% At least once a week
  • 7% Once every few weeks
  • 36% The odd time
  • 39% Never

Do you think the province should keep the moratorium on fracking in place?

  • 28% No
  • 54% Yes
  • 12% Needs more study
  • 6% Undecided

Do you think the Yarmouth-to-Maine ferry will be successful?

  • 9% Yes, great potential
  • 9% A modest success
  • 60% No
  • 15% It's vital whether successful or not
  • 7% Don't know anything about it

Do you ever write cheques anymore?

  • 13% Fairly regularly
  • 11% About once a month
  • 19% Few here and there
  • 33% Hardly ever
  • 24% Never

Are you allergic to stings from insects?

  • 8% Yes, severely
  • 25% Strong reactions but not allergic
  • 55% No
  • 12% I don't know

Does the high cost of gas cut down on how far you travel for vacation?

  • 48% Yes, drastically
  • 20% Somewhat
  • 21% Makes no difference
  • 11% Don't travel much anyway

What form of transportation do you use the most when travelling long distances?

  • 55% Car or van
  • 7% Truck
  • 0% Train
  • 33% Airplane
  • 0% Boat
  • 5% Other

Do you think the compensation Pictou Landing has received for Boat Harbour is fair?

  • 12% Yes
  • 57% More than fair
  • 12% Not enough
  • 19% Don't know