Our 15-year-olds routinely score in the top 10 of 65 countries that participate in the OECD’s reading, math and science tests. S.), (6) a lower rate of infant mortality (5.1 per 1,000 live births, versus 6.1 in the U. More of us give to charities: Roughly 64 per cent of Canadians donate money to charities, compared to 60 per cent in the U. Where Canada has 5,644 excess winter deaths (relative to average non-winter deaths), the U. Among OECD countries ranked for worst income disparity, the U. Our young workers are doing better: Yes, Canada has a lower unemployment rate than the U.
We ask that no flowers be brought, & if you wish, you may make a donation, in Barry's name, to the BEMSEE benevolent fund. / Lane Building services F350 / Post Classic and Preinjection sidecar championship moves to Cadwell Park, as part of the Auto 66 Club's “Sidecar Bash” meeting which has attracted an entry of almost one hundred sidecars.As Canada celebrates its 146th birthday we dig into the numbers to find some of the many ways Canada is better off–from sports and sex to politics and entertainment. We live longer: Canadians born today will live an average of three years longer than Americans (81 years in Canada versus 78.7 south of the border). Saying “Sorry” is good for you: Canadians are mocked for always apologizing, but it’s not a character flaw.Not only that, the gap between life expectancy in the two countries is widening with each passing decade—it was less than a year in the late 1970s. We’re more satisfied with our lives: According to the Better Life Index, an international quality of life comparison by the OECD each year, Canadians enjoy a higher level of life satisfaction than Americans, scoring 7.4 out of 10, versus 7.0 in the U. Saying sorry has been found to boost happiness and strengthen relationships. Canada has greater economic freedom: So says the U.If you could let me know if you are planning on coming, so I can work out numbers for the pub that would be really helpful.Thank you to everyone for all your love and support, my dad was my hero he taught me to see the positive side no matter how shitty the situation and I love him so much.