06/26/2013 08:30 EDT | Updated 08/26/2013 05:12 EDT

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Women leading classroom charge, NHS survey shows

OTTAWA - Working-age women in Canada are edging out their male counterparts in attaining post-secondary education, but both genders remain mired in workplace stereotypes, says the latest data from Statistics Canada's 2011 National Household Survey.

Job-seeking workers continue flooding into Prairies and the territories, while the vast majority of Canadians who endure a daily commute do so behind the wheel of a vehicle; only 12 per cent take public transit.

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