Strong majority of British Columbians —regardless of party affiliation—support province’s handling of COVID-19 shows new survey

A strong majority of British Columbians across the political spectrum—and throughout the province—support the provincial government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and believe further government action is key to a successful recovery, a new survey commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office shows.

Large numbers of British Columbians, however, are also worried about the pandemic’s impacts on themselves and others, and say the strain is not equally shared.

Survey results are based on an online survey of 2,289 English-speaking BC residents aged 18 years and older, fielded May 16 to June 1, 2020.

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