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Health

Survey: Canadians report rise in risky driving behaviour throughout pandemic

Canadians said they have seen an increase in dangerous driving since COVID-19 restrictions have been put in place, according to a survey from the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).  The survey, which polled 2,824 people in June, found that a majority »

Society

Survey: Pandemic affecting Canadian consumption of alcohol and cannabis

A new study from the Canadian Red Cross has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected cannabis and alcohol consumption by Canadian adults, according to a press release. The study, which was conducted by Leger, found that among people who »

Society

Survey: Income and employment status affecting mental health of Canadians

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have suffered from an increase in stress. According to a survey from the Conference Board of Canada and the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), employment status,income level and the availability of »

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, Health, Society

COVID-19: ‘Virus fatigue’- protection measures and concerns weakening

After three months of lockdowns and rules about staying home and social distancing, it seems more people are starting to ignore the advice. Although infection cases seem to be on a decline, health officials are still advising on things like »

Economy, Society

The future of post-virus work: ‘tele-commuting’ and job survey

Working from home, or tele-commuting was relatively rare before the pandemic spread. Since then, offices and other types of businesses have been shuttered forcing vast numbers to continue working from home, something largely possible for the first time in history »

Health, International, Politics, Society

Majority of Canadians and Americans still trust UN health body: poll

Despite questions about the World Health Organization’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly two-thirds of Canadians and over half of Americans still trust the UN health body, according to a new survey. The survey conducted by the Association for Canadian »

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, 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 »