The Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19: A Six-month Update

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Release date: October 20, 2020

Foreword from the Chief Statistician of Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound impacts on Canada's economy and society. As a purposeful response to a public health crisis, the policies enacted to contain the spread of the virus have resulted in unprecedented disruptions in the social and economic lives of Canadians, changing how they interact, learn, work, and consume.

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The detailed social, economic and community safety impacts of the pandemic on the lives of Canadians are presented through the following modules…

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