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Politics, Society

New poll reveals Chinese-Canadians’ experiences with racism during COVID-19

A new poll from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute and the University of Alberta shows that half of Chinese-Canadians surveyed reported being called names or insulted as a direct result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly four-in-ten respondents said they’ve been »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canadians would support greater global effort to fight pandemic: poll

A new poll released by World Vision Canada on Friday suggests that the majority of Canadians would support greater involvement by the federal government in international efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic globally despite concerns about the ballooning federal deficit. »

Economy, Society

Canadians feeling more optimistic about personal finances despite pandemic

Despite the economic fallout of the COVID-19 shutdown, Canadians are feeling more optimistic about their personal finances in the coming year, according to the latest study by the Angus Reid Institute. While nearly a third of Canadians (32 per cent) »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, Health, Politics, Society

‘Normal’ seems months off say Canadians: Survey

A new survey of Canadians’ thoughts on the pandemic indicate most think things won’t return to a kind of ‘normal’ for several months yet. In March, about a third of Canadians polled (30%) thought that might be up to six »

Economy, Society

Canadians say post-COVID-19 ‘return to normal’ is far off: poll

More than two-thirds of Canadians (68 per cent) now believe that the full return to post-COVID-19 normal life is at least six months away, according to the latest public opinion data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute. This represents a »

Economy, International, Politics

Canadians view of China continues to decline, but also that of the U.S,

The latest national poll conducted by the non-profit Angus Reid Institute shows a new low in Canadians opinion of China. That said, Canadians opinion of the U.S is also down to a 40 year low The poll shows only 14 »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Canadian kids are hanging in there… kinda

May is always something of a bittersweet month for North American kids. Final exams are coming. But so is summer. It’s actually a pretty good time to be young. This spring, not so much. A new survey from the non-profit »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Survey suggests gaps between Canadians and Americans are widening

A new public opinion poll suggests that the trust Canadians hold for Americans is fast diminishing. The online survey found that just 33 per cent of respondents in Canada expressed trust in Americans. That compares with 58 per cent in »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

COVID-19: Mandatory vaccinations?

Vaccinations have become a thorny subject in recent years but now there is a possibility of creating an even more heated debate. With researchers around the globe working hard to create a vaccine against SARS CoV-2, a question arises as »

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

COVID-19: At home, bored, stressed, some Canadians drinking more

As emergency health requirements mean many businesses are closed, and people asked to stay home a new survey finds alcohol consumption has increased. A poll commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)  shows that Canadians are »