Tag: Canada

Retail 2.0: A Review of Canada’s Largest Retailers

Retail 2.0: A Review of Canada’s Largest Retailers

March 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The face of retail in Canada is changing. Canadian consumers are ranked as some of the most digitally savvy in the western world, while Canadian retailers are falling behind their American competitors when it comes to digital maturity. This infographic shows how digital is transforming the retail industry in a unique and visually compelling way.

Canadian Winter Wonders

Canadian Winter Wonders

March 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In the true north, winters have become part of the Canadian identity and culture. How does the average Canadian celebrate and endure the winter months? They bundle up, invent new delicacies and play a lot of winter sports. In fact, Canadians have even been known to go to some bizarre extremes when the weather turns polar.

Top Social Universities in Canada

Top Social Universities in Canada

February 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Universities compete fiercely with one another for funding, rankings, and for prospective students. But how about social influence? MediaMiser tracked Canada’s universities on Twitter and Facebook this winter to see which schools should be on the Dean’s social media list.

Weathermageddon: Extreme Canadian Edition

Weathermageddon: Extreme Canadian Edition

January 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Insurance Bureau of Canada recently released their findings on the impact the big weather storms of 2013 had on insurance and oh boy, it was a doozy. Turns out 2013 was a record-breaking year as companies paid out 3.2 billion dollars to policyholders. That’s almost a 1.2 billion dollar increase from the previous high.

Safer Roads in Ontario

Safer Roads in Ontario

January 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The recently published 2013 edition of AllState Canada’s Safe Driving Study reports on collision claims across the country from 2011-2013 and how they compare to 2009-2011. With Bergeron Clifford wanted to see how the province, as well as the cities of Kingston & Ottawa rank among everywhere else. This is what they found.

Canada’s Trucking Industry

Canada’s Trucking Industry

October 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The graphic analysis was developed using statistics from Transport Canada and reveals that the expected demand for drivers is severely out of balance with the expected supply of professional drivers in Canada by the year 2020, creating what the industry has been predicting as a massive ‘driver shortage’ in the very near future.

The State of Canada’s Hotel Industry

The State of Canada’s Hotel Industry

August 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts takes a look at the current state of the hotel industry in Canada, including its size, financial health, and the most expensive & affordable accommodations across the country.

17 Reasons Why Canada Is a Better Place To Live Than the USA

17 Reasons Why Canada Is a Better Place To Live Than the USA

July 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Maple syrup. Ice hockey. Niceness. The “Canadian Tuxedo“. Yes, Canada is famous for many, many things – and yet somehow they still feel under appreciated next to their North American neighbors. Well, enough is enough. WebHostingReviews.ca puts the record straight in this infographic listing seventeen – count ‘em – reasons why Canada rules the school.

Top 10 Places to Live in Canada

Top 10 Places to Live in Canada

May 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It can be very difficult to pick any one “best city” in this beautiful country. How do you decide? Do you go by weather? Housing values? Employment numbers? For Canadian Mortgages’ purposes, they first went mainly by size, in both land size and/or population, and then discovered a recurring trend.

Famous Canadians – Canadian Hall of Fame

Famous Canadians – Canadian Hall of Fame

October 12, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic by Canada FAQ is a virtual Canadian Hall of Fame and includes influential Canadians who have contributed to scientific and social development, economic security and prosperity, and the creative arts. These now-famous sports stars, scientists, politicians, and singers all became successful in their field.

British Colombia

British Colombia

October 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Heli skiing down mountains, horse riding through a desert and whale watching on an island all in the same province? No, this isn’t the latest Bond movie, this is Canada’s eclectic, ever-friendly breath of fresh air, British Columbia. In the following infographic by My Destination, local experts have collected the most fascinating information they could find and decorated it across a BC-inspired landscape.

Small Business Economy in Canada

Small Business Economy in Canada

September 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

What do you know about small businesses in Canada? This handy infographic from Wagepoint breaks down the Canadian small business economy by business type, industry, GDP contributions, gender, and income . It also illustrates the success and failure rate of a business with fewer than 250 employees.

Canada: At the Olympic Summer Games

Canada: At the Olympic Summer Games

August 1, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic by upaknee showcases Canada’s accomplishments in the Olympic Summer Games throughout history. It also depicts Canada’s current standing in the London 2012 Olympics.

Retail Job Postings By The Numbers, All Canadian Edition

Retail Job Postings By The Numbers, All Canadian Edition

May 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

So you’re posting your retail jobs online, looking for that elusive perfect candidate and you’re having little to no luck. Instead of pulling your hair out in exasperation, take a gander at Mindfield Group’s retail job postings infographic and realize that you’re not alone in your search for great talent…and then see what you can do about it.