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Every week, we survey Canadians and Americans to explore their perspectives on COVID-19 and other current events. To help you stay up to date, we are sharing our latest results.

This survey is conducted using our representative LEO (Leger Opinion) panel, in partnership with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS), and published in The Canadian Press.

IN THE NEWS

THE YEAR 2020
  • 50% of Canadians and 58% of Americans say that 2020 is the worst year they’ve lived.

ALUMINUM TARIFFS

  • 70% of Canadians think the Canadian government should retaliate against the American government’s new tariffs on aluminum.

DONALD TRUMP VS TIKTOK

  • 34% of Canadians and 46% of Americans agree with Trump’s proposal to ban the TikTok app in the United States.
COVID-19 
  • 20% of Canadians say they are going to download the COVID Alert mobile app, and 14% have already downloaded it.
  • 52% of Canadians do not believe the government’s claim that the COVID Alert mobile app does not collect personal information/allow the government to see their location.
VIEW THE SURVEY RESULTS