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The incidence of COVID-19 infection in Canada? New survey points to over 100,000 households

Survey reinforces need for social distancing April 8, 2020 – As Canada enters its second month of the COVID-19 crisis,

COVID-19: Canadians near-unanimous in expectations of economic woe as pandemic enters second month

Three-in-ten want more information from government, health officials to fully understand situation April 6, 2020 – As the impacts of

COVID-19 Carelessness: Which Canadians say pandemic threat is ‘overblown’? And how are they behaving in turn?

Those most skeptical of the outbreak least likely to engage in hygiene and distancing actions March 30, 2020 – Since

COVID-19 Checkup: Confidence in local health systems slips Ontario & BC, majority report “social distancing”

Majorities continue to say their provincial, federal governments doing a “good job” handling the crisis March 26, 2020 – As

COVID-19: Those least equipped to endure economic downturn bearing the brunt of layoffs

One-third worry their household will be late on a mortgage or rent payment as outbreak roils economy March 25, 2020

The silence in our cities is eerie, beautiful – and a call to care for others

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director I don’t know about you, dear readers, but I find the silence deafening. I went

Coronavirus Reckoning: As outbreak hits home, Canadians brace for worse on health, economic fronts

Half fear illness will severely harm someone close; 65% worry for personal finances amid chaotic market March 17, 2020 –

COVID-19 Concern: Half in Canada now worried about risk of infection among friends, family and community

Three-in-ten say they’ll avoid large events such concerts and hockey games March 11, 2020 – As Canada records its first

As they work on coronavirus strategy, the Liberals struggle with their own poor political health

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Across the country, Canadians are wondering aloud about their risk and exposure to COVID-19. But

Half of Canadians taking extra precautions as coronavirus continues to spread around the globe

Just one-quarter concerned about contracting virus; many more concerned about global impact February 5, 2020 – As the number of

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