last update: 02/22/21
ConcernContracting COVID-19

59%

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ConcernCanadian economy

79%

Trend:1%
ConcernGlobal economy

75%

Trend:1%
ConcernAbility to pay bills

33%

Trend:2%
ConcernJob Security

30%

Trend:1%
ConcernAccess to food and supplies

23%

Trend:2%
ConcernAccess to adequate health care

74%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsBars and nightclubs

89%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsMovie theatres

82%

Trend:3%
RestrictionsNursing homes

90%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsParks

45%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsPlaces of worship

80%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsPlaygrounds

59%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsPublic libraries

68%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsRestaurants and cafes

72%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsRetail stores

70%

Trend:
RestrictionsSchools

73%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsSocial gatherings

85%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsChild care centres

70%

Trend:4%
RestrictionsStadiums

87%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsTravel between provinces/territories

78%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsColleges and universities

77%

Trend:
RestrictionsConstruction sites

64%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsElective or non-urgent medical services

58%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsGyms and fitness centres

78%

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RestrictionsHair salons and barber shops

68%

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RestrictionsHours during which you can be outside your home (i.e. curfews)

46%

Trend:
RestrictionsInternational travel

88%

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SentimentAnxiety

22%

Trend:1%
SentimentHappiness

18%

Trend:
SentimentOptimism

17%

Trend:1%
SentimentAnger

14%

Trend:
SentimentBoredom

21%

Trend:1%
SentimentSolidarity

15%

Trend:1%
SentimentDespair

11%

Trend:1%
SentimentFear

8%

Trend:
SentimentLoneliness

19%

Trend:1%
SentimentConfusion

7%

Trend:1%
SentimentStress

27%

Trend:
PrecautionsAvoiding gatherings (5+)

74%

Trend:5%
PrecautionsAvoiding gatherings (10+)

90%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsPhysical distancing

94%

Trend:
PrecautionsAvoiding domestic travel

88%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsWearing a mask

97%

Trend:
PrecautionsWorking from home

60%

Trend:4%
TrustMedia

69%

Trend:
TrustFederal government

73%

Trend:
TrustPublic health officials

86%

Trend:2%
TrustWorld Health Organization (WHO)

74%

Trend:
Government ApprovalFederal

60%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalAlberta

32%

Trend:5%
Government ApprovalBritish Columbia

64%

Trend:3%
Government ApprovalManitoba

41%

Trend:
Government ApprovalNew Brunswick

71%

Trend:7%
Government ApprovalNewfoundland and Labrador

80%

Trend:10%
Government ApprovalNova Scotia

60%

Trend:1%
Government ApprovalOntario

42%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalPrince Edward Island

75%

Trend:21%
Government ApprovalQuebec

70%

Trend:
Government ApprovalSaskatchewan

38%

Trend:2%

Monitoring the social impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 Monitor measures the ongoing impact and implications of the novel coronavirus pandemic. It includes unique indicators that offer robust insights into societal health and well-being. The site is updated regularly with results from an ongoing public opinion study about COVID-19 conducted by Vox Pop Labs, a social enterprise founded and operated by academics.

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Concern

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Precautions

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Federal Government Approval

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