Canadian shopping activities during the coronavirus outbreak April 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continued, 70 percent of Canadian respondents had visited a grocery store in the past week, according to a survey carried out from April 3 to 5, 2020. Some 13 percent of respondents were turning to e-commerce channels, and had bought groceries online.

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Shopping activities carried out in the past week during the coronavirus outbreak in Canada as of April 2020*

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

April 3 to 5, 2020

Number of respondents

1,512 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

LEO online panel

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

*Original survey question: "Over the past week, which of the following did you do?"
Because respondents were able to give multiple answers, total mentions may exceed 100%.

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