Over Half Of Ontarians Said They Visited Family Or Friends Over The Holidays In A New Poll
But nearly half of respondents said they never did.
A new poll suggests that lots of people ignored public health advice aboutand visited people who lived outside of their homes in December.
In a poll conducted by Leger and the Canadian Press and published on January 4, 40% of the 600 Ontarians surveyed said they visited family members or friends over the holiday period, despite public health warnings and advisories.
Percentage of Ontarians who say they visited people over the holidays
The poll is a wide-ranging one, asking Canadians and Americans about the presidential election, New Year's resolutions, and of courseamong North Americans.
Nearly half of respondents from Ontario — 47% — said they hadn't seen anyone outside of their homes over the course of.
Eleven percent of people answered that they'd "occasionally" visited people — two to three times — while only 2% said they'd often visited people.
Ontario had the highest percentage of people — 53% — admit they'd seen people.
Only 46% of Quebecers said the same thing, along with 40% of British Columbians and 32% of Albertans.