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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
  • 36% No interest in coffee chains

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Does news such as Sunday’s crash at Halifax airport make you nervous about flying?

  • 11% Extremely
  • 27% Somewhat
  • 39% Not at all
  • 23% I'm afraid of flying anyway

Do you eat the crust of your pizza?

  • 77% Always
  • 13% Only on thin crust
  • 6% No/seldom
  • 4% I don't eat pizza

Are payroll tax rebates from the province a good way to create jobs?

  • 8% Yes, it pays off
  • 37% Maybe, with strict conditions
  • 22% Not acceptable
  • 2% Undecided
  • 31% Not sure how it works

Do you think the province will add new fees or increase taxes in the upcoming budget?

  • 78% In a big way
  • 16% A couple of minor things
  • 0% They don't dare
  • 6% Not sure

Have you sent in your tax return yet?

  • 24% Just recently
  • 21% Already have my refund
  • 31% Working on it
  • 24% I'm in no hurry

On average how much time per day do you spend at a computer, TV or other electronic screen?

  • 4% One hour
  • 48% A couple of hours
  • 13% Eight hours
  • 2% Less than an hour
  • 33% More than eight hours

Do you think pets make good companions?

  • 80% Yes, my pet is a great friend
  • 17% Depends on the animal
  • 1% No
  • 2% Don't know

Was it right for the Weeks Jr. A Crushers to fire coach Jason Malone?

  • 10% No, terrible decision
  • 32% Should have waited until after playoffs
  • 32% They were right
  • 26% Hard to say

How essential is it that the provincial government balances the budget?

  • 61% Absolutely essential
  • 26% Fairly important
  • 8% Not at all essential
  • 5% Not sure

Do you predict there will be any more winter storms this year?

  • 47% I hope not
  • 7% Sunshine and roses from here
  • 36% We'll have a couple more
  • 10% It will never stop