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A new federal government study provides the first estimates of the proportion of the population infected with the hepatitis B and C viruses, but experts say the figures significantly downplay the scale of the problem in Canada. The projections are
The monetary stimulus policy will remain in place, as long as the country's economic outlook remains uncertain, Xinhua cited the Canadian central bank as saying in a statement Wednesday. The anticipated rotation of exports and investment demand in
Studies show that Canada's elderly are at a much higher risk of suicide than adolescents, and there is growing concern among mental health experts that psychological care may be out of reach for most seniors. Dr. Marnin Heisel, a clinical
Motorcycle couriers ride in a makeshift lane between cars in Sao Paulo Nov. 14, 2012. Dying at the rate of three per day, according to official statistics, Sao Paulo's approximately 200,000 registered motorcycle couriers, nicknamed either motoboys'
World Markets chief economist, wrote in a commentary. "Sales were otherwise mixed across sectors, with gains in general merchandise but a drop in clothing, health and autos," Shenfeld said. Statistic Canada said sales at general merchandise stores
Comparing the jobs figures of the United States, which created 114,000 jobs, mostly part-ime, and that of Canada's with one tenth of the population of 52,000 full time jobs, leaves one puzzling about the math. Canada created 52,
In the face of an unrelenting level of youth unemployment in this country, Human Resources Minister Diane Finley said Friday she plans to look at potential changes to the programs targeting unemployed young Canadians. "There is no one silver bullet,"
Video Video Video But investors' biggest concern today may remain the debt crisis in Europe and the slowdown of China's expansion. Overseas, all major markets were down as the European Commission forecast a mild recession and a decline in GDP for the
The number of police officers per capita in Saskatoon declined this year, following a national trend, according to a Statistics Canada report released Tuesday. Despite adding six police officers for 2011, the number of officers per 100,000 people
Mar 3, 2011 Household debt in Canada is at record levels, but the situation is not as dire as some reports have suggested. While average household debt is $112,000, assets are also at record levels and net worth will increase as the economy recovers.