Toronto – August 17, 2013 – The global youth unemployment rate, estimated at 12.6% or 73 million in 2013, has reached an alarming level. Secure, full-time, good jobs – once a norm for previous generations – are much less accessible to today’s youth.
Toronto – July 28, 2013 – Canadian households spend on average about $7,700 a year on food expenditures. A number of factors influence the food we buy, where we eat it, and how it is prepared. In a recent survey, more than half of those surveyed reported they usually spent 15 minutes or less preparing dinner for themselves and their families because they were under time pressure.
Toronto – June 26, 2013 – The Aboriginal peoples of Canada, as defined by the Constitution Act, 1982, comprise the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The Aboriginal population increased by 232,385 people, or 20.1% between 2006 and 2011, compared with 5.2% for the non-Aboriginal population. In 2011, the average age of First Nations people was younger than the non-Aboriginal population in every province and territory.