Tag: Suggests

New Statistics Canada study suggests decline in citizenship rate tied to income

OTTAWA—New research from Statistics Canada shows fewer immigrants in Canada have become citizens in recent years, especially those with lower incomes. The study released Wednesday reveals that between 1996 and 2016 the tendency of recent immigrants to become citizens declined in all income groups. But for those who had been in Canada between five and…

StatCan study testing wastewater suggests Canadians’ drug use varies by city

MONTREAL—A pilot project that analyzed wastewater in five major urban centres suggests Canadians’ may use drugs differently depending on which city they call home. For example, the analysis by Statistics Canada showed cannabis levels are much higher in Montreal and Halifax than in Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton. But the findings reported Monday showed methamphetamine levels…

Canadian trade minister suggests deliberate tampering by ‘somebody’ is at the heart of China’s meat ban

OTTAWA—The federal government has agreed to China’s demand to suspend approvals of all Canadian meat exports to China as Canadian food inspectors and the RCMP look into Beijing’s claim that veterinary health certificates on Canadian pork have been forged. But the Canadian government says the suspicious shipment may not have even originated in Canada as…

Data suggests Walmart's biggest reason for store closures could be itself

Walmart (WMT), America’s largest employer, has started the process of shutting down 17 stores in the US and Canada. But recent data suggests the retail giant’s main reason for downsizing isn’t another competitor — but Walmart itself, which operates over 5,000 combined retail locations in the U.S. alone. That finding was made by data analytics firm Placer, which used location analytics…

Twitter mobilizes meme army after Trump suggests snowstorms disprove global warming

A meme-wielding internet mob has descended on Donald Trump’s Twitter account after the US president quipped that perhaps global warming could help alleviate harsh winter weather across the country. Trump unfurled one of his infamous Twitter zingers while encouraging Americans to stay indoors to avoid large snow storms and freezing temperatures. “Be careful and try…