Canadians strongly support COVID-19 test requirement for travellers from China, but also question its efficacy

One-in-eight believe the policy to be racist, including more than half of those who oppose it January 24, 2023 – China abandoning its COVID zero strategy has caused a ripple of concern around the globe as the world’s second-most populous

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Inflation, health care, the ‘Freedom Convoy’ and more: ARI Top Five Stories of 2022

Story One – Economic Woes and Inflation While the year began with widespread health concerns, as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spread, it was largely defined by financial worry. Inflation rose to a 39-year high of 8.1 per cent in

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Gun control, National Unity and more: ARI Top Stories of 2022 – 6 through 10

Story Six – Canadians feel divided, national unity tested One thing that the freedom convoy protests have laid bare is that portions of the Canadian population feel divided from others. The Angus Reid Institute found four-in-five Canadians saying that the

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Unmasked but not Unwilling? More than half would bring back mask mandates, including many who rarely wear one

Three-in-ten Canadians (31%) say they’re wearing a mask most of the time when in public spaces December 22, 2022 – This year’s holiday season looks a lot different than the previous two, with public health restrictions now largely left to

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COVID-19: Half want boosters ASAP, but two-in-five among vaccinated say they’re not sold on another shot

One-in-five vaccinated Canadians say they don’t believe the shot is effective at preventing serious illness July 18, 2022 – An emerging seventh wave of the COVID-19 virus – spurred forth by the BA.5 variant of Omicron – has health officials

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As COVID BA.5 cases surge, Canadians’ desire to implement mask mandates or vaccine passports plunges

Three-quarters (74%) say masking effective, though fewer (51%) would make it mandatory in public July 20, 2022 – Provincial governments in Canada are attempting to maintain a delicate balance amid a summer surge of COVID-19 cases, fueled by the BA.5

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