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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

This year's Canada Day fireworks display in Charlottetown will be the largest in the country. Do you think it's a waste of money?

  • 69% Yes
  • 30% No

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The Weather Network's spring forecast indicates that even though spring officially begins March 20 it won’t begin feeling like spring until late April. When do you think all of the snow will be gone?

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Do you think there should be a judicial inquiry into e-gambling on P.E.I.?

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Will you be going to the Jack Frost Festival this weekend in Charlottetown?

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Premier Wade MacLauchlan has reduced P.E.I.'s provincial cabinet to seven members plus himself, which is the smallest number allowed. How many members do you think there should be?

  • 33% There should be fewer members than this. The province cannot afford these many cabinet ministers.
  • 48% The seven plus one strikes the right balance.
  • 19% There should be more members than this. It will be difficult for each minister to keep up to date on the issues with so many responsibilities.

UPEI has decided to extend its school year by four days because of time missed due to weather. Do you think the provincial school boards should do the same for all schools?

  • 47% Yes
  • 33% No. They can cancel PD days and extracurricular activities to make up the time missed..
  • 20% No. They should leave it as it is.

With last weekend's blizzard do you think Island school boards made the correct decision to cancel school while snow removal was taking place?

  • 93% Yes
  • 7% No

The Three Oaks Senior High School student charged with assaulting another student on the school grounds has received 12 months probation. Do you think this is a fair sentence?

  • 34% Yes, it is a fair sentence.
  • 3% No, the sentence is too harsh.
  • 63% No, the sentence isn't harsh enough.

Should the measles vaccine be mandatory?

  • 85% Yes
  • 15% No

Starbucks plans to begin offering wine and beer in some of its Canadian coffee shops. Do you think this should be allowed?

  • 16% Yes, it would be better than going to a noisy bar.
  • 7% Yes, but there should be a limit on how much alcohol can be served to a customer.
  • 47% No, there are already enough places in the city that serve alcohol.
  • 30% I don't care one way or the other.

The Supreme Court has reversed course on doctor-assisted death and struck down the ban as unconstitutional. Do you think Canada should allow doctor-assisted suicide?

  • 50% Yes
  • 50% No

How would you rate the City of Charlottetown with the snow removal.

  • 23% Good
  • 20% Satisfactory
  • 17% Fair
  • 40% Poor

Island taxpayers will be paying out more than $376,000 in severance to Premier Robert Ghiz and five other MLAs who have announced they won't be running in the 2015 election. Do you think MLAs should get a severance package?

  • 12% Yes, they have put in their years of service to the province and they deserve it.
  • 20% They should only get severance if they lose their seat in an election.
  • 68% No, MLAs should not get a severance package.

Should UPEI president Alaa Abd-El Aziz be reinstated for another five-year term at the university.

  • 23% Yes
  • 77% No