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

Have you ever had your garbage, compost or recyclables rejected for pickup?

  • 41% Never
  • 43% Once
  • 15% Multiple times

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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