Statistics

What's Happening to Housing Statistics in Canada?

Win Wachsmann | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Win Wachsmann

Over the past few weeks the various media have inundated us with housing projections, prophecies and prognostications. The housing market is going up -- or going down! (compared to what?) What do those headlines even mean? Are housing starts up? Are housing prices up? Are the number of homes sold up? Or are more and more people building and living in concrete high rises?

SavvyMom Roundup: the Flu Shot, Online Shopping and Rob Ford

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Statistics on moms, a reminder to get the flu shot, raising readers, a new place to shop and a very brief crack at the Mayor is what I've got this wee...

LOOK: Hilarious Tweets From 'Stats Canada'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Business

Eighteen per cent of Canadian erections are the result of Lululemon yoga pants. About one in nine Ontarians are really just clumps of smog. If thos...

Why Canadians Shouldn't Travel to India

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

My friend has written on her blog that the media is guilty of sensationalism in the coverage of rapes in India. I disagree with her assessment, however. The attention the media is giving to the rape epidemic in India is long, long overdue. Should you be scared? Not really. But ask, is India as safe to travel as anywhere else? The answer is no, it's not.

Owning Your Own Business Can't Be All Fun and Games

Anne Day | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Business
Anne Day

There is no one way to grow and build a business successfully. We all bring our unique strengths and styles to the process. But I guess at some time we do have to grow up and learn to do stuff we don't like.

New Year's Business Resolution: Think Big Data

Paul Barter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

On the heels of big data grabbing headlines the world over for its role in President Obama's re-election, could 2013 be the year big data makes the big leap into the mainstream, especially business? The task ahead of us is to take the promise of big data and realize it in every department and in every industry. Some surprising pioneers are already leading the way.

Doug Saunders on His New Book, George Bush and Multiculturalism

Hina P. Ansari | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada
Hina P. Ansari

Journalist Doug Sanders, whose latest book The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten The West? tackles (and pretty much straightens out) the laundry-list of misconceptions and falsehoods that has made its way from the fringe to the forefront of the public domain about Muslim immigration and the West. In this interview, he goes in-depth on the larger issues.

Canadian Crime Rate Close To 40 Year Low: StatsCan

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The crime rate continued a 20-year decline last year, dropping five per cent from 2009 and hitting the lowest level sin...