Almost Half Of Canadians Not Speaking To Their Neighbours

June 18, 2019

A new survey shows 45 per cent of Canadians asked, have not spoken to their neighbour in the last month. 

Ray Pennings, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of Cardus, says social isolation and loneliness not only have impacts on individuals, but on society as a whole. He cites the cost of health care and things like payday loan companies which emerge out of social isolation.