Need something to talk about before the fireworks begin on Canada Day? In honour of the country hitting the big 1-5-0 on Saturday, here are a few other numbers to inspire some patriotic fervour, courtesy of Statistics Canada.
The plastic boxes on the dining room table are overflowing with memories: paintings on paper plates for Father’s Day — signed “Love Bruce” — boxing medals and report cards from much happier times.
Pete Wightman and his middle-aged buddies used to joke about the defibrillator at Carleton University’s Ice House, where they play hockey every week.
The chipmunk cheeks of mumps and its complications have led public health officials in several provinces to remind young adults to check if they need vaccination boosters.