last update: 04/28/21
ConcernContracting COVID-19

51%

Trend:1%
ConcernCanadian economy

76%

Trend:2%
ConcernGlobal economy

72%

Trend:
ConcernAbility to pay bills

33%

Trend:1%
ConcernJob Security

26%

Trend:1%
ConcernAccess to food and supplies

18%

Trend:
ConcernAccess to adequate health care

60%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsBars and nightclubs

89%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsMovie theatres

37%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsNursing homes

81%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsParks

75%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsPlaces of worship

83%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsPlaygrounds

40%

Trend:
RestrictionsPublic libraries

72%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsRestaurants and cafes

51%

Trend:
RestrictionsRetail stores

61%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsSchools

68%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsSocial gatherings

67%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsChild care centres

70%

Trend:4%
RestrictionsStadiums

66%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsTravel between provinces/territories

75%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsColleges and universities

82%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsConstruction sites

66%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsElective or non-urgent medical services

69%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsGyms and fitness centres

59%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsHair salons and barber shops

51%

Trend:1%
RestrictionsHours during which you can be outside your home (i.e. curfews)

70%

Trend:2%
RestrictionsInternational travel

62%

Trend:2%
SentimentAnxiety

22%

Trend:
SentimentHappiness

21%

Trend:
SentimentOptimism

18%

Trend:2%
SentimentAnger

14%

Trend:
SentimentBoredom

22%

Trend:2%
SentimentSolidarity

15%

Trend:1%
SentimentDespair

12%

Trend:1%
SentimentFear

7%

Trend:1%
SentimentLoneliness

21%

Trend:1%
SentimentConfusion

7%

Trend:1%
SentimentStress

28%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsAvoiding gatherings (5+)

73%

Trend:3%
PrecautionsAvoiding gatherings (10+)

87%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsPhysical distancing

92%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsAvoiding domestic travel

86%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsWearing a mask

95%

Trend:1%
PrecautionsWorking from home

59%

Trend:1%
TrustMedia

61%

Trend:2%
TrustFederal government

61%

Trend:
TrustPublic health officials

79%

Trend:
TrustWorld Health Organization (WHO)

70%

Trend:
Government ApprovalFederal

59%

Trend:3%
Government ApprovalAlberta

37%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalBritish Columbia

65%

Trend:
Government ApprovalManitoba

40%

Trend:
Government ApprovalNew Brunswick

65%

Trend:7%
Government ApprovalNewfoundland and Labrador

84%

Trend:5%
Government ApprovalNova Scotia

79%

Trend:4%
Government ApprovalOntario

42%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalPrince Edward Island

61%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalQuebec

71%

Trend:2%
Government ApprovalSaskatchewan

45%

Trend:8%

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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