Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal: COVID-19 curtails donor giving; WE affair weakens trust in charities

Nearly two-in-five Canadian donors say they’re giving less since COVID-19 pandemic began September 17, 2020 – As it has done to nearly every facet of Canadian life, the coronavirus pandemic is also ravaging crucial health programs and social services provided

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As election talk heats up, one-quarter of Canadians cool to voting in person during pandemic

Centre-left voters are more hesitant than Conservatives to head to a polling place this fall September 10, 2020 – As speculation about the content of a throne speech fuels talk about a fall election, a new study from the non-profit

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COVID-19 Compliance: One-in-five Canadians making little to no effort to stop coronavirus spread

‘Cynical Spreaders’ disregard most safety precautions, view public health officials negatively August 17, 2020 – Canadians enter their sixth month of the COVID-19 pandemic with the lived experience of the spring and summer behind them, and the uncertainty of flu

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COVID-19: Three-in-five worry about side-effects of a vaccine; many plan to take a ‘wait and see’ approach

While some are hesitant to get vaccine, four-in-five say they would do it to protect their family August 4, 2020 – Health experts have warned a true post-COVID-19 “return to normal” –  resumption of life that includes large gatherings, international

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As pandemic endures, three-in-ten Canadians say restrictions in their own province don’t go far enough

Albertans and Manitobans more critical of provincial response than those in the rest of the country August 13, 2020 – The ongoing battle against the spread of COVID-19 is unceasing for provincial governments across the country. For months, they have

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Canadians’ personal financial circumstances improving, but majority will defer major purchases in the next year

Two-thirds say they’re spending less on non-essential items over the past month July 23, 2020 – As communities try to balance re-starting business and commerce locally while avoiding new outbreaks of COVID-19, the status of many Canadians’ own personal financial

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