17 May 2016

Moncton residents support the relocation of the Moncton Public Library to the former Moncton High School building

Halifax, NS May 17, 2016:  A strong majority of Moncton residents support the relocation of the Moncton Public Library to the former Moncton High School building, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.
In recent months, there has been discussion regarding the future of the former Moncton High School building and one proposal is to transform the building into a cultural centre and relocate the Moncton Public Library into this space. When asked their opinion the matter, Greater Moncton residents support this proposal with seven in ten (71%) completely or mostly supporting the development of this centre and the relocation of the library, while two in ten (19%) mostly or completely oppose this move. In addition, one in ten (11%) do not know or do not offer an opinion on the matter.
“There is a clear and substantial majority support for the proposed plan to relocate the Moncton Public Library to the former Moncton High School building to help transform the building into a cultural centre”, said Don Mills, Chairman and CEO of Corporate Research Associates, Inc.
These results are part of the CRA Urban Report, an independent telephone survey of 397 Moncton (census metropolitan area (CMA)) adult residents, 18 years of age or older, conducted from April 20 to May 3, 2016. Overall results are accurate to within ±4.9 percentage points, 95 out of 100 times.
Corporate Research Associates (CRA), www.cra.ca, is one of Canada’s leading public opinion and market research companies. Founded in 1978, CRA is dedicated to providing clients with state-of-the-art research and strategic consulting services. CRA is a Certified Gold Seal Member of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA), which sets stringent standards as a condition of membership, and enforces those standards through independent audits. Follow us on Twitter @CRAInsight.

 

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For more information, please contact:
Don Mills, Chairman and CEO at (902) 493-3838
Margaret Brigley, CRA President and COO at (902) 493-3830

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Amanda Bates