COVID-19 Canadian Social Impacts Survey & Interviews

We are running a series of cross-Canada surveys and interviews to better understand the social dimensions of the Coronavirus outbreak and to help inform response efforts.

If you receive a postcard inviting your participation, we'd really appreciate it if you fill out the survey at the link you've received.

Research Results & Updates

June 2020: Acute Discrimination and East Asian-White Mental Health Gap

We've released a detailed analysis of discrimination against East Asian populations during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, which is correlated with negative mental health outcomes. You can read more by following the link below or clicking the image to the right.

April 2020: Rapid Results Summary

We've released the first round of results on risk perceptions, trust, impacts, and responses to COVID-19 in Canada! You can read them and download the full report here or by clicking the image to the left.

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