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

Big storm forecast for Friday/Saturday. How much snow will we get?

  • 12% 50 cm or more
  • 27% 35-45 cm
  • 40% 20-30 cm
  • 11% 15 cm or so
  • 7% 10 cm tops

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Do you prefer a real or fake Christmas tree?

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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 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

Do you have to travel outside Pictou County for any medical needs?

  • 31% Yes quite a bit
  • 12% One specialist
  • 18% A couple of things
  • 39% No/seldom

What did you think of the Parade of Lights?

  • 14% Best one yet
  • 8% I've seen better, but still good
  • 8% Could use improvements
  • 60% Didn't go
  • 10% What's that?

How many of the locally based Christmas charities do you contribute to?

  • 23% Just one
  • 26% Two usually
  • 13% More than two
  • 38% None