Survey results are meant for general information only, and are not based on recognised statistical methods.
In much of southern Canada, Victoria Day weekend, known also simply as the May-24 weekend, marks the unofficial early kickoff to summer with provincial parks full of campers. What about here in Northern Manitoba?
Total Votes: 49
Poll from 05/9/2013 to 05/14/2013
Nickel Days is bringing in 60-year-old Toronto classic rock DJ Kim Mitchell as its main act June 22. Mitchell was the lead singer and guitarist for the band Max Webster from 1976 to 1981 before going on to lead a solo career. What do you think?
Total Votes: 155
Poll from 04/25/2013 to 04/30/2013
Bill 20 will increase the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) by one per cent to 8 per cent from 7 per cent July 1. The bill suspends the balanced budget law that requires a referendum before any sales tax increase. What do you think?
Total Votes: 213
Poll from 04/18/2013 to 04/23/2013
Until a few years ago, newspapers were read in print. Period. Now readers can also choose to read online, using their laptops and notebooks, or touchscreen mobile devices. How do you prefer to read your paper?
Total Votes: 129
Poll from 04/11/2013 to 04/16/2013
The Manitoba Association of Native Firefighters, responsible for disbursing federal funds for 2011 flood evacuees, spent over $1 million in eight months on snacks for evacuees, over and above the three meals a day they received from hotels.
Total Votes: 91
Poll from 04/2/2013 to 04/9/2013
The world's first cell phone call was made in New York City 40 years ago – April 3, 1973 – by engineer Martin Cooper, head of Motorola's Portable Products Group, on Motorola's DynaTAC handset prototype, to a reporter. What do you think?
Total Votes: 98
Poll from 03/18/2013 to 03/26/2013
The City of Thompson presents an annual Concert Series at Letkemann Theatre, while Home Routes brings touring folk musicians to the city to perform in an intimate setting akin to a kitchen party. Do you buy tickets for music in Thompson?
Total Votes: 108
Poll from 03/7/2013 to 03/12/2013
On May 1, the fine for being 'unlawfully parked in handicap parking' in the City of Thompson doubles – increasing from $136 to $272 – even though more than 50 per cent of the surface area of Thompson is parking lots. What do you think?
Total Votes: 165
Poll from 03/1/2013 to 03/5/2013
The Wilderness Committee, a Manitoba environmental organization, says the proposed Reed Lake copper mine, owned mainly by Hudbay and within the boundaries of Grass River Provincial Park, is an affront to Manitobans who are opposed to such mining
Total Votes: 79
Poll from 02/22/2013 to 02/26/2013
The Police Services Act requires that urban municipalities with a population over 5,000 provide policing, so Thompson contracts with the RCMP, but Mayor Tim Johnston says the province should recognize Northern Manitoba has extra policing costs
Total Votes: 124
Poll from 02/15/2013 to 02/19/2013
This weekend marks the third year Thompson's Atom AA division Munn Cup hockey tournament has been played on the Louis Riel holiday weekend in mid-February, after years of being played over the Easter holiday weekend until 2010. How do you like it?