Canadians maintain strong trust in doctors and scientists during pandemic

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(Mia Rabson/ Canadian Press) — Canadians appear to still have solid faith in doctors and scientists nearly six months into the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new survey done for Proof Strategies over the Labour Day weekend suggests more than eight in 10 Canadians trust doctors and nearly eight in 10 trust scientists.

That shows little change from the levels of trust recorded in a similar survey from the beginning of May, and remains higher than the levels recorded by the same survey taken in January.

“We just don’t get that level of trust for any other people,” said Bruce MacLellan, CEO of Proof Strategies.

The survey was done by The Logit Group, interviewing 1,000 people from a panel of volunteers. (…)

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