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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 hope a Starbucks comes to New Glasgow?

  • 22% Big time
  • 7% Sounds tantalizing
  • 6% Don't know much about them
  • 26% Prefer the competition
  • 39% No interest in coffee chains

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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