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Canada’s international transactions in securities, August 2022
Foreign investment in Canadian securities growth accelerated in August and reached $22.0 billion, the largest investment since April. Meanwhile, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $1.4 billion, after buying $4.3 billion in July.
Impact of cybercrime on Canadian businesses, 2021
Just under one-fifth (18%) of Canadian businesses reported being impacted by cyber security incidents in 2021.
Study: Bullying victimization among sexually and gender diverse youth in Canada
In 2019, 7 in 10 youth aged 15 to 17 years reported that they had experienced bullying at some point in the preceding year. The risk of being teased, insulted or excluded was heightened among sexually and gender diverse youth, which includes those who are transgender, non-binary and/or have same-gender attraction, compared with cisgender youth attracted exclusively to a different gender.
Households and the Environment: Radon awareness and testing, 2021
Radon is a naturally occurring, colourless, odourless, tasteless gas that tends to accumulate in basements and crawlspaces. After smoking, it is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. In 2021, 56% of Canadian households reported that they had heard of radon, up slightly from 54% in 2019. Of these, 69% were able to identify the correct description of radon when asked to pick from a list of possibilities, while 13% chose an incorrect description, down from 18% in 2019. The remainder had only heard of the term.
Education Indicators in Canada, 2019 to 2021
A new fact sheet released today shows that the increase in rates of youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic was greater in Canada and the United States compared with other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries.
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