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As part of our goal to provide you with helpful information throughout these difficult times, we’re sharing the results of our most recent survey on COVID-19 (the coronavirus), conducted in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and published in The Canadian Press.

Our June 2nd, 2020 edition also reveals that…
  • 42% of Americans would prefer Justin Trudeau to lead their country, while 38% would prefer Donald Trump. In contrast, 76% of Canadians would prefer Trudeau and 10% would prefer Trump.
  • 48% of Canadians and 36% of Americans think that the second wave of COVID-19 is impossible to avoid.
  • 77% of Canadians think that individual Canadians have a greater responsibility to take adequate measures to avoid a second wave of COVID-19, while 18% of Canadians feel governments have a greater responsibility to do so.