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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

Were you impacted by Wednesday's storm?

  • 29% Got to stay home from work/school
  • 3% Was stranded
  • 0% Lost power
  • 67% Didn't bother me

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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

Is the closing of Future Shop in New Glasgow a big loss for you?

  • 10% Tremendous
  • 1% It affects me personally jobwise
  • 29% Pretty bad
  • 60% Not really

Do you do anything special for St. Patrick’s Day?

  • 13% Wear green
  • 5% Take a wee nip
  • 0% Eat Irish food
  • 1% Listen to Irish music
  • 11% Several of the above
  • 70% Nothing special