Fun facts about digital life
in canada 2020
2020 has undoubtedly changed life for the majority of Canadians. The CIRA has conducted a wide variety of surveys to assess the impact of Covid-19 on Canadian living. Here are just a few Fun Facts on how life in Canada has changed!
While it is certainly an adjustment, many Canadians are citing some significant benefits to working from home.
While it’s no secret that communication technology has skyrocketed, with services like Zoom becoming near-essential, it’s curious that 45% of Canadians admit that they don’t answer their phones when they ring!
Aside from scrolling through Facebook, Canadians report spending at least one hour a day streaming TV shows or movies online.
25% report spending 3-4 hours binge-watching their favourite shows!
Netflix is still top dog in the Canadian streaming world, with Amazon Prime taking second place.
11% of Canadians admit to pirating shows, and 31% of those people say it’s because they don’t want to pay for multiple subscription services…. Are YOU part of that statistic?
In general, Canadians cite being online and connected to a reliable internet service as highly important. 70% of those surveyed stated that they would be unlikely to purchase a home in an area that lacked high-speed internet.
More Canadians than ever are embracing smart home technology.
How many of these fun facts apply to you? Has 2020 impacted your daily life and routines?
If you’d like to read more, visit the CIRA Factbook!