By the numbers - The Holidays

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By the numbers - The Holidays

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Hitting the slopes

As of June 2021, there were 315 ski facilities recorded in Canada.

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Counts, custom tabulation.

Reading a classic holiday book

Consumers are buying more books online. In 2018, just under one-third of all sales of books published in Canada occurred online.

Source: Statistics Canada. Survey number 3105. Book publishing industry, 2018.

Enjoying delicious treats

In Canada, candy (confectionery) prices increased by 2.6% year over year in November 2021.

Source: Statistics Canada. Consumer Price Index, November 2021.

Listening to holiday music

In 2016, 35,005 Canadians declared that their profession was musician or singer.

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016295.

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