VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Individuals having a harder time than Canadians weathering monetary and well being challenges wrought by COVID-19, in keeping with a brand new examine by the Angus Reid Institute.
Individuals are almost twice as prone to be coping with elevated stress ranges because the pandemic continues, says the examine by the non-profit group. Two in 5 Individuals are both “very” or “extraordinarily” burdened as a result of pandemic, whereas in Canada that quantity is one in 5.
As nicely, almost half of Individuals (46 per cent) are “very” or “extraordinarily” apprehensive about their private monetary scenario, whereas 28 per cent of Canadians really feel that means.
Each Individuals and Canadians proceed to be cautious with the period of time they spend in public locations.
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Greater than 30 per cent of Individuals are avoiding eating places solely, in comparison with 40 per cent of Canadians.
Nevertheless, simply over half on either side of the border say they’ve grown uninterested in social distancing, sporting masks, and different well being and security practices.
Canadians are barely extra assured that folks of their nation will flip the scenario round shortly and stem rising case numbers.
Forty per cent of Individuals say the chance of the coronavirus is overblown; about 25 per cent of Canadians really feel the identical.