Latest Canadians Stories

2014-06-16 08:32:48

Travelocity.ca survey reveals that although summer is upon us only 27 per cent of us have booked travel TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - New data from Travelocity.ca uncovered 64 per cent of Canadians experience summer regrets, with a quarter stating not travelling enough last summer was their biggest regret. In fact, Canadians identify long-weekends as one of the biggest missed opportunities. An average of 83 per cent stated they didn't go away or engage in travel activities, such as...

2014-05-30 08:25:25

Ensuring Canadians have access to quality health services in both national languages MONCTON, NB, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced an important investment to support 14 projects across the country that will improve access to health services for English-speaking communities in Quebec and French-speaking communities outside of...

2014-04-01 08:25:21

Harsh Winter Leads to 88% of Runners and Joggers Being More Motivated Than Previous Years to Get Outside This Spring Sport Chek Partners with Olympians to Showcase Spring Training Tips and New Products in National PR Tour CALGARY, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Coming out of one of the harshest winters in recent history, a new consumer survey reveals 91 per cent of Canadians are motivated to get active this spring through a range of activities. Commissioned by Sport Chek, the survey(i) polled...

2014-02-05 08:23:11

Survey found that worrying about a birth control fail negatively impacts quality of sex TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Ahead of Valentine's Day, Bayer Inc. commissioned a national survey testing Canadians' IQs about their sexual health and their knowledge of all things contraception. While 33 per cent of Canadians surveyed anticipate having sex on February 14, 43 per cent who use birth control worry about their contraception failing. Thirty-nine per cent of Canadians surveyed...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.