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Public responses to policy reversals: the case of mask usage in Canada during COVID-19

Canadian Public Policy has published the research findings of PhD students Anwar Mohammed and Regan Johnston along with their supervisor, Dr. Clifton van der Linden.

Jul 21, 2020

Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques has published the research findings of PhD students Anwar Mohammed and Regan Johnston along with their supervisor, Dr. Clifton van der Linden. Their research examines the public response to changing policies on mask usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their study finds that Canadians exhibit high levels of compliance with changing policies on mask usage and that trust in public health officials remains consistent despite policy change.

The open-access pre-print of the article, Public responses to policy reversals: the case of mask usage in Canada during COVID-19, is available on the Unveristy of Toronto Press website.