Despite COVID-19 shutdown, Canadians personal financial optimism for the coming year improves

Half confident in Trudeau to prevent worsening health crisis, fewer confident in economic stewardship June 4, 2020 – The COVID-19 shutdown’s impact on Canada’s economy has been well chronicled: shrunk growth, lost jobs, stock market havoc, and unprecedented government spending

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From sea to locked down sea: Most want US border to stay closed, reluctant to welcome interprovincial visitors

One-in-three say their provincial border should be closed, half say guidance from officials is enough May 22, 2020 – With speculation over the future of travel and the viability of tourism as an economic driver in this country, Canadians themselves

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COVID-19 side effects: 38% of Canadians have missed medical appointments or procedures due to restrictions

Among those who aren’t accessing medical care, ¾ say it has had a negative impact on their health May 27, 2020 – Frontline medical staff have been working valiantly to help Canadians affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. But a new

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Don’t take me out to the ball game: Sports fans eager for empty arena games, hesitant to attend in person

Asked if they would go and sit in a crowd in October or November one-quarter of avid fans say ‘no way’ May 7, 2020 – As the German Bundesliga prepares to resume football matches, the first major sports league in

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Canadian opinions of China reach new low

85% of Canadians say Chinese government has not been honest or transparent about pandemic May 13, 2020 – The latest study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds Canadian favourability towards China at a new low. Indeed, just 14 per

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Kids & COVID-19: Canadian children are done with school from home, fear falling behind, and miss their friends

More than half of children 10-17 years old say what they miss most during the shutdown are their friends May 11, 2020 – Canada’s children have held a unique position in the COVID-19 outbreak. While kids are statistically the lowest

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