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

Will you turn down the thermostat today (Thursday) for Sweater Day?

  • 11% Yes
  • 28% No, like it warm
  • 43% We keep the thermostat low regularly
  • 16% Don't know what Sweater Day is

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How do you feel about the expected 11-week federal election campaign?


Should more be done to save older buildings in our towns?


Would you ever try a triathlon?


Are you dreading next month’s credit card bill?

Recent survey

With the candidates now in place, do you know who you’ll vote for in Central Nova?

  • 34% For sure
  • 8% I think so
  • 25% Still thinking it over
  • 13% I won't know till I vote
  • 20% I won't vote

Do you know anyone who has used the Aberdeen’s mental health unit?

  • 35% One or two
  • 35% A number of people
  • 4% I've used it
  • 26% No

How much are you bothered by mosquitoes and blackflies?

  • 51% I'm a total magnet
  • 30% They often find me
  • 5% They bite, but it hardly bothers me
  • 14% They leave me alone

Should the NDP and Liberals join forces in the upcoming federal election?

  • 14% Definitely
  • 20% Not a bad idea
  • 42% No, they're too different
  • 24% No, I want the Conservatives to win

Do you think the sunken ship in the Pictou Harbour is worth investigating further?

  • 78% Definitely
  • 4% Not sure
  • 18% Waste of time

How would you rate this summer’s weather so far?

  • 4% Fantastic
  • 30% Pretty good
  • 45% Not so great
  • 21% Terrible

Will you benefit from the new child care benefits from the federal government?

  • 1% Yes, big time
  • 10% Some
  • 89% Not at all

How do you feel about the bagpipes?

  • 61% Love them, as should all Nova Scotians
  • 26% Like them in small doses
  • 0% No feelings on them
  • 13% Can't stand them

When you eat candies, do you eat them in a certain order according to colour?

  • 21% I save favourite for last
  • 13% I eat favourite first
  • 34% No particular order
  • 32% I don't eat much candy

Which do you like better, cats or dogs?

  • 27% Cats
  • 31% Dogs
  • 34% I like both
  • 8% I like neither