The survey also found that the majority of Quebecers "strongly support the vaccine passport."
As vaccination targets are being met from coast to coast, many Canadians remain reluctant to be vaccinated against COVID-19. While 75% of the population over the age of 12 is fully vaccinated in Quebec, there are still 25% who are not and here are some of the reasons why.
According to the most recent Leger survey, published on Friday, August 20, and conducted among 1,515 respondents, a minority of them said they do not intend to be vaccinated.
The survey revealed that 71% of respondents who do not plan to get vaccinated "do not believe the vaccines are safe," while 20% think "the COVID-19 vaccines are only a ruse from the governments to exert control" and 10% simply "do not believe in vaccines."
On the other hand, Léger's data found that "63% of Quebecers strongly support the vaccine passport," which is set to be implemented on September 1 and only 12% of Quebecers polled "strongly oppose" the plan to mandate vaccine passports.
On Friday, August 20, Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed that the province had met its target of 75% of those aged 12 and over receiving a second dose, almost two weeks ahead of schedule.
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