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 the novel coronavirus took root in Canadian communities, opinion about the threat it poses has evolved: from initial curiosity and

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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 daily diagnoses of new COVID-19 cases rise and governments impose ever stricter controls on public movement, new data from the

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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 – As the COVID-19 outbreak continues its vise-grip on the health, day to day lives, and economic fortunes of Canadians,

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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 for a walk this week (maintaining appropriate distance, of course), at rush hour, along Georgia Street, one of the busiest

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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 – The threat, severity and infection rates of what had initially been a new viral outbreak a world away has in

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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 COVID-19 related death, the latest tracking survey data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds the number of Canadians who

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