Results from Leger's weekly tracking about COVID-19 focussed on Canada.
Why was the research conducted?Each week, Leger publishes a survey conducted in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS), and published in the Canadian Press, to help governments, businesses and citizens better understand the attitudes and behaviours of Canadians in the face of the current health and economic crisis. This series of surveys is available on Leger’s website.
How was the research conducted?This web survey was conducted from April 24 to April 26, 2020, with 1,515 Canadians and 1,016 Americans, 18 years of age or older, randomly recruited from LEO’s online panel.
What are the key findings of the research?Leger’s latest survey about COVID-19, conducted in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and published in The Canadian Press, reveals that:
- 69% of Canadians who are currently working from home due to COVID-19 restrictions would like to work from home more often after the crisis
- 45% of Canadians would agree with governments using location data from people’s mobile devices to monitor social distancing/self-isolation
- The majority of Canadians would feel comfortable going to farmers’ markets and allowing in-home renovations after governments lift the protective measures
- When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, 60% of Canadians think it should be mandatory for all