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.