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.
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While the youngsters are busy making a lot of noise in March Madness and getting drafted left and right, the pros are becoming major contributors on their NBA teams, and are starting to pick up some serious NBA hardware. It’s no secret now that Canada is the next international basketball powerhouse.
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While the Ontario and Quebec brewing industries have developed in different ways, both are facing fresh challenges brought about by added competition and a changing marketplace, stoking some fears that the explosive growth could lead to a dramatic collapse.