By the numbers - Summer Solstice

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Enjoying the outdoors

Nearly 7 in 10 Canadians participated in outdoor or wilderness activities, some in more than one, in 2016.

Source: General Social Survey (Canadians at Work and Home), 2016.

When life gives you lemons

126,732,450 kg - The amount of lemons and limes, fresh or dried imported to Canada, in 2019.

Source: Table 990-0008 8. Imports – Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit of melons.

Sun protection

24,791,485 - The number of sunglasses imported in Canada in 2019.

Source: Table 990-0090 90. Imports – Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.

33% - The percentage of adult Canadians reported a sunburn, in the past year.

Source: Pinault L, Fioletov V. Sun exposure, sun protection and sunburn among Canadian adults. Health Reports 2017; 28(5): 12-19.

Cool treats

4.21 L - The quantity of ice cream available for consumption per person in Canada, in 2019.

Source: Table 32-10-0054-01 Food available in Canada.

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