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 have a New Years resolution?

  • 16% Yes
  • 41% No
  • 6% Haven't decided
  • 34% Don't believe in having one

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Are you claustrophobic?

  • 9% Yes, extremely
  • 36% Somewhat
  • 15% In a crowd of people
  • 40% No

Do you wish you could see‘The Interview’– the new movie pulled by Sony?

  • 20% Yes a whole lot
  • 8% Wouldn't mind
  • 4% I wouldn't go near a theatre playing that
  • 54% No interest
  • 14% Don't know anything about it

Do you have a trip south planned between now and spring?

  • 25% Yes indeed
  • 9% Hoping to
  • 5% Slim chance
  • 18% Would like to, can't afford it
  • 43% No

How long on average does it take you to go to sleep after going to bed?

  • 26% Next to no time
  • 22% 15 minutes
  • 19% Half-hour
  • 6% An hour
  • 6% More than an hour
  • 21% I sleep very little at night

When do you think we’ll get snow that stays?

  • 4% In a few days
  • 24% Just in time for Christmas
  • 20% A few weeks
  • 38% Well into January
  • 14% End of January or later

Do you prefer a real or fake Christmas tree?

  • 37% Has to be the real thing
  • 31% Fake is fine with me, it's all about the decor anyway
  • 10% Don't put up a Christmas tree
  • 20% Either works
  • 2%

Do you enjoy Christmas music?

  • 26% Can't get enough
  • 38% Like some tunes
  • 15% Just so-so
  • 21% Can't stand it

If you won a large lottery prize would you spend it wisely or foolishly?

  • 47% Wisely
  • 1% Foolishly
  • 39% Some of both
  • 13% I'd give most of it away

Should permanent residents have a vote in municipal elections?

  • 40% Yes, it makes good sense
  • 57% No, not until they become Canadian citizens
  • 0% Not sure
  • 3% I don't understand the issue

Where will you do most of your Christmas shopping this year?

  • 40% Pictou County stores
  • 9% Stores in other areas
  • 17% Halifax
  • 10% Online
  • 24% I won't be doing much