The average Canadian household has a pet, but what kind of pet is it most likely to be?
Most households with pets in Canada have cats instead of dogs or any other animal. In at least one case, a Canadian farmer was allowed to claim pet food on his taxes because he was feeding his outdoor dog and cat so they would scare predators away from his other animals.
How many alcoholic beverages does the average Canadian drink each week?
Worldwide, Canadians rank closer to the top (40th out of 200 countries). One study found that only 1/3 of the Canadians in it accurately reported their alcohol consumption to interviewers in part because of confusion about a serving.
“There is no such thing as a model or ideal Canadian. What could be more absurd than the concept of an “all-Canadian” boy or girl? A society which emphasizes uniformity is one which creates intolerance and hate.” –Pierre Trudeau, Canadian statesman
How many children does the average Canadian woman have?
Each Canadian woman has her first child, on average, when she is 28 years old. Currently, Canada relies on immigration for population growth because the replacement-level fertility rate is 2.1 children per mother.
Which grocery item is purchased the most by the average Canadian?
Canned tomato soup.
Macaroni and cheese.
In 2009, Canada made a law called the Apology Act because of the frequency with which Canadians apologize. The act states that an apology is not an admission of fault for legal purposes, but simply an expression of sympathy.
How much does the average Canadian give to charity each year?
“I grew up being a socialist, and I have problems with it because I grew up in Canada [and] I've spent a lot of time in Scandinavia, where I believe countries legislate out creativity… I came to America from Canada because Canada is stultifying boring and incredibly hypocritical.” –Shane Smith, CEO of Vice magazine
How much cash does the average Canadian carry on them?
The average Canadian generally has enough cash on hand to make five purchases. The average Canadian withdraws $118 each time he or she uses the ATM, $236 at the bank teller, and $43 as cash back from a point-of-sale purchase.
The average Canadian is most likely to visit which country?
The United States.
Canadians spent almost $20 billion Canadian dollars in the United States in 2015. Mexico was the second-most visited place with only 1/10 the number of Canadians visiting it compared to the number who visited the United States.
What is the number one sport for the average Canadian child between 5 and 14?
Although hockey is associated with Canada because the sport was invented there, soccer has been rising in popularity and beaten hockey for the past two decades. Most Canadians haven’t given up on their national pastime—they are just finding it too expensive for their children to participate.
What religion does the average Canadian believe in?
“The young people, who were all Canadians, immediately formed themselves into a committee of the whole from which they elected a working committee, which discussed the matter for about an hour. Though, as it was a committee, the time seemed to be a year and a day.” –Robertson Davies, author
How much time does the average Canadian spend commuting to work each day?
15 minutes and 6 seconds.
42 minutes and 18 seconds.
34 minutes and 39 seconds.
25 minutes and 24 seconds.
In 2011, 74% of Canadian commuters used their own car, truck or van to travel to work. Another 5.6% were passengers in someone else’s vehicle. Only 12% used public transportation, and about 7% walked or rode a bicycle.
Over 70% of Canadian people get ticked off seeing someone cut in line. About 66% get upset seeing people who neglect to clean up after their dogs, whereas bad manners and telemarketers irritate 58% of them.
How much waste does the average Canadian create each year?
833 lbs (378 kg).
1245 lbs (564 kg).
1713 lbs (777 kg).
Most of the waste produced by Canadians is organic: (29%) garbage, (17%) cardboard and boxboard, (13%) newsprint. Canadians are the world’s eighth highest electricity consumers, consuming almost 15,000 kWh per capita.