Young adults have been hit hard by the pandemic. The recovery must not leave them behind
Our latest survey confirms that the pandemic’s impact has been felt more acutely and more persistently among young adults
Here’s how we can stop sick people from going into work
Two in five employees in Canada say they’ve gone in to work sick at least once in the past 12 months. A change in office culture is needed to end this.
Public opinion in Canada has been shifting, but not because of the pandemic
Despite the extended time of crisis, Canadians’ opinions showed remarkable stability in many areas. The exceptions had little to do with COVID-19.
Who voted for the People’s Party of Canada?
Voters concerned about the push to be vaccinated and what they perceived as a loss of freedom during the pandemic were much more likely to vote PPC
Vaccine hesitancy is decreasing in Canada, but it’s too soon to celebrate
As more people get vaccinated, the number of vaccine-hesitant Canadians is falling.
Greater inclusion is a win-win strategy for the recovery
Any economic recovery worthy of its name should begin with making sure these Canadians who have been hardest hit by the pandemic-induced recession don’t fall even further behind.
What if we keep working from home?
Younger workers, immigrants, racialized people, Indigenous workers and workers with a physical or mental condition that limits their daily activity are all more likely to experience challenges working from home.
COVID-19 changed everything, except Canada’s values of inclusiveness
While populists around the world have used the pandemic’s many upheavals to sow fears against newcomers, Canada might never have been more sure of its broadly welcoming spirit than now
Canadian governments must not squander their most precious resource in the fight against COVID-19
Any relapse by governments into confused messaging and contradictory actions risks eroding the public buy-in, depriving Canada of what up until now has been one of its greatest advantages.
New survey shows Canadians want lasting change to accompany economic recovery
A new Environics Institute survey confirms that, by a wide margin, Canadians want change
As the economy restarts, Canada needs to focus on those hardest hit by the pandemic
As we think through a recovery, our priority should be putting in place effective supports for those facing the greatest adversity
All Together Now?
A special Environics Institute Insight by Michael Adams and Andrew Parkin: As Canadians face the COVID-19 crisis, research shows we bring three vital social strengths (and have one important opportunity to improve)