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StatsCan Report Links Income to Life Expectancy

A new report on the state of health in Canada by Statistics Canada finds a strong link between between life expectancy and income in the country. The report uses data collected from 1991 to 2006 in a Canadian census study … Continue reading

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Capital City Ottawa Voted as Canada’s Most Boring City

(Via Global BC) Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, beat out five other nominees to be voted as the country’s most boring city in the annual “Boring Awards” ceremony held last Tuesday. Other cities nominated for the most boring title were: Laval … Continue reading

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Vancouver 5th Place in Global Quality of Life Ranking

The Mercer 2012 Quality of Life Ranking has again placed Vancouver as the top spot to live in Canada and the Americas. Beating out the West Coast city globally were Vienna, Austria (1st), Zurich, Switzerland (2nd), Auckland, New Zealand (3rd), … Continue reading

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Five Immigrants Receive Ottawa Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Five Canadian immigrants received awards for their entrepreneurship at the first annual Ottawa Immigration Forum yesterday. The Ottawa Immigrant Entrepreneur Award ceremomy is organized by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP) and given to individuals judged to have made valuable contributions to … Continue reading

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Study: Vancouver is North America’s Second Most Congested City

TomTom, a provider of automotive navigation products and services, has released its first quarterly congestion index, and it puts Vancouver in second place behind Los Angeles in a ranking of North American cities by their level of traffic congestion. The … Continue reading

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