Health care job vacancies in Canada are soaring despite COVID-19 demand. Here’s why.

Harrowing stories of overworked front-line workers and understaffed hospitals have dominated the news cycle throughout much of the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite the growing need for health care professionals, job … Read More

Canada saw over 13,000 ‘excess deaths’ during 1st year of COVID-19: StatCan

There were more than 13,000 “excess deaths” in Canada last year, according to new data released by Statistics Canada, as the coronavirus pandemic took a significant toll on the country’s … Read More

Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

The ongoing health crisis has played a role in Canadians’ use of drugs and alcohol, with boredom and stress driving a boost in consumption for some adults during the pandemic, … Read More

Fit parents are more likely to have fit children: Statistics Canada

Do fit kids have fit parents? Yes. That’s according to a study published by Statistics Canada on Wednesday that found a direct correlation between the fitness levels of Canadian children … Read More

Canadians with disabilities struggling financially due to coronavirus pandemic: survey

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 27, 2020 1:23 pm     Updated August 27, 2020 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Inmate populations decline across Canada amid coronavirus pandemic

There were roughly 6,000 fewer people in correctional institutions across the country in April, compared to February, according to a recent report by Statistics Canada. It was all part of … Read More

‘Contactless’ census planned for next year due to coronavirus pandemic

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is working on plans to deliver a “contactless census” next May if COVID-19 remains a threat. Officials from the agency said Friday the census day will … Read More

Coronavirus: Low-income families least likely to be working from home, StatsCan says

Lower-income Canadian families are the least likely to work in jobs that can be done from home, according to a new report from Statistics Canada released Monday. Approximately 40 per … Read More

Coronavirus: How long will pandemic-related job losses last in Canada?

New figures are painting a grim picture of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Canadians: the economy shed nearly two million jobs in April, driving the total number of job losses … Read More