Compared to their counterparts around the world, Canadian students graduate high school at a respectable, though not spectacular, rate. While 85% of Canadians receive their high school diploma over the course of their life, a closer look at Canada’s numbers reveals a huge disparity within the country.
Look carefully at recent results, and you’ll notice that relative minnow Canada has started to inch its way into the league of top mathematical nations.
In April, we released our inaugural sports misery ranking and the New York Times is now a bit late to the party.
A look at the provincial data shows that not all Canadians show a similar fervour for beer, wine and spirits. So which regions are bringing up the average, and which consume more moderately?
Google’s Autocomplete feature was born with the purpose of making search a little bit faster, and maybe a little bit more fun, so we’ve used it to discover what weird and wonderful things people are searching for.
Canada’s multicultural mosaic has produced a dazzling array of immigrant enclaves throughout the country. We explore them in our interactive map.
We set out to design the Misery Score to rank those major sports cities where it’s most difficult to keep the faith year after year. We wanted to do this in a rigorous fashion — no punditry or judgment calls — and include all major sports cities in North America.
For a country with only 35 million residents, Canada certainly produces its fair share of ultra-wealthy families. Most of these Canadians are confined to a handful of the most populous provinces and to a handful of industries, like media, grocery, oil and finance but there are other interesting success stories throughout the country.
As a country of immigrants, we have come to expect the cacophony of foreign tongues heard in the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto or Vancouver. But as it turns out, there are many surprising, and oftentimes isolated, linguistic outposts.
Among math, computer science and electrical/computer engineering departments in Canada’s universities, the percentage of women professors is shockingly low.
Forget what you think you know about Toronto and Montreal. Hogtown and La Belle Ville may have 37 Stanley Cups between them, but when it comes to breeding hockey players, Thunder Bay comes out on top.