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The Weekly Review, June 10 to 14, 2024

Retail and wholesale
June 14, 2024, 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
Article
Statistics Canada's look at the week.
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Start packing your baskets: International Picnic Day is almost here

Environment
June 13, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
There’s a day for pretty well everything nowadays, including picnics. Luckily, we have come prepared with a basketful of picnic-related data to share. Here’s a tasty data morsel to get the picnic started: approximately one in four Canadian households picnicked or barbecued close to home in 2021.
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Kicking around the soccer stats

Business and consumer services and culture
June 12, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
Soccer is a popular sport in Canada; whether it’s played in a competitive or recreational league, or just for fun in the backyard, soccer is a sport that many Canadians get a real kick out of!
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An energy snapshot: First quarter of 2024 review

Energy
June 11, 2024, 11:40 a.m. (EDT)
Article
Primary energy production, which includes crude oil, natural gas and electricity, was down 1.1% at the average daily level compared with the first quarter of 2023. Secondary energy, which includes refined petroleum products and coke, saw average daily production fall by 1.0% over the same period.
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Statistical checkup of Canadian men’s health

Health
June 10, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
Men’s Health Week aims to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. The data suggest that Canadian men may need to do a better job of taking care of themselves, given that they are more likely to die young or die from preventable or avoidable causes than women, more likely to smoke or drink alcohol, and have higher rates of suicide and accidental deaths.
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The Weekly Review, June 3 to 7, 2024

Labour
June 7, 2024, 2:00 p.m. (EDT)
Article
Statistics Canada's look at the week.
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Pride Season in Canada

Population and demography
June 7, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
The month of June marks the beginning of Pride Season in Canada. Over the summer (June to September), a wide range of events take place across Canada to celebrate 2SLGBTQI+ people (that is, people who are Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or use other terms related to gender and sexual diversity) and honour the contributions that they have made and continue to make.
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Island of recovery: Prince Edward Island looks to another strong tourism season

Travel and tourism
June 6, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
Famous for its picturesque beaches and trails and a wide variety of sightseeing destinations (and amazing seafood!), Prince Edward Island has long been a top tourist destination for Canadians and international visitors alike.
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The impact of climate change on vulnerable populations

Environment
June 5, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
It’s Environment Week in Canada—a good time to focus on the effects of climate change, and especially vulnerable populations who may be affected by it more than others. 
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Start your engines: A primer on fuel ethanol

Energy
June 4, 2024, 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Article
Alcohol and vehicles should never mix, except when it comes to ethanol in your gas tank. In 2023, 3.9 million cubic metres of ethanol were added to gasoline in Canada. That’s enough ethanol to fill about 195 million standard 20-litre jerry cans. 
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