46% of Quebec respondents to one survey said they visited friends or family at least once during the holidays.
33% of Quebec respondents to the poll by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies admitted to visiting others "rarely" — just once.
visited friends or family at least once
11% claimed they visited friends or family "occasionally" (between two and three times) and 2% said they visited others "often" (more than three times).
The majority, 54% of Quebec respondents, said they "never" visited people in another household.
The answers from Quebec differ only slightly from the national results. Overall, 34% of respondents in Canada said they visited others "rarely," 12% "occasionally" and 2% "often."
The province where residents best avoided visiting others? According to the poll, that appears to be Alberta, where 68% of respondents said they didn't visit anyone outside their homes.
In Quebec, private holiday gatherings were initially allowed but later cancelled by the government in light of increasing COVID-19 case numbers.