From pop to toque, cottage to pencil crayon, it turns out that there is a surprising amount of diversity within Canada when it comes to how we talk and the words that we use. We surveyed ten thousand Canadians to see how we talk around the country.
Gord, Sheila, Graham and Beverley. These names are as Canadian as chesterfield and poutine. But are they just silly stereotypes? We dig into Canada’s name data to find out.
Sports curses have been dropping like flies in recent years. First it was the Cleveland Cavaliers, who exorcised their city’s sports demons with a dramatic come-from-behind series win in 2016 against the seemingly unstoppable Golden State Warriors. Later that year, it was the Chicago Cubs — perhaps the most sad-sack sports franchise of the 20th … Continue reading The Most Miserable Sports City – 2018 Edition
The Canadian Olympic team took in a record medal haul this year in PyeongChang, bringing home 29 medals. But it was a handful of high-profile Canadian athletes whose medal-winning performances rocketed them to superstardom around the country, and on social media.
Which Canadians can make a movie a blockbuster? Besides big names like Jim Carrey and Mike Myers, there are some pretty surprising names that are able to bring in the big bucks when it comes to ticket sales.
We ignore the critics and dig into Toronto’s favourite restaurants, according to the people (online ratings, to be more precise).
Drinking and driving in Canada has been on the decline over the last quarter century, but it remains a stubborn scourge in certain areas of the country.
A recent survey shows how Canadians in several regions of the country remain skeptical of the efficacy and safety of vaccines.
Calgary’s commuter heat maps show how drivers rule the suburbs, walkers rule the downtown core, and C-Train riders rule the rest.
While some of Canada’s national parks like Banff or Jasper are teeming with visitors, other out-of-the-way gems remain severely underutilized.
An interactive map showing the geographical distribution of every single language reported to the Canadian census.
Toronto’s commuter heat maps show how drivers rule the suburbs, walkers and cyclists rule the downtown core, and TTC riders rule the rest.