Majority (61%) of them Gathered Indoors Without Masks

Despite Widespread Flouting of Pandemic Guidance, Most (95%) Think Their Actions Over the Holidays Did Not Contribute to Virus Spread; One in Ten (10%) Express Guilt over their Actions

Toronto, ON, January 11, 2021 – Despite pleas from all levels of government and public health officials to not gather between households over the holidays, it looks as though many Canadians did not heed this advice. Nearly half (48%) had some form of in-person contact with someone from outside their household over the holidays, a new Ipsos poll for Global News finds. Only 5% of Canadians say they took a COVID test and received negative results before gathering for the holidays.

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