The Daily Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Canadians spend more money and time online during pandemic and over two-fifths report a cyber incident
The onset of the pandemic did not diminish the volume of cyber incidents faced by Canadians, and led to some new, targeted attacks directly related to information about COVID-19.
Aerobic fitness has decreased in boys and girls have become stronger, 2016 to 2019
Obesity is a serious chronic disorder that is highly prevalent in North America and Europe. Not limited to adults, this major health problem has been affecting children and youth over the past several decades. Being overweight or living with obesity as a youth is associated with an increased risk of severe obesity in adulthood, which increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer and diabetes, among other conditions, and decreases quality of life. Physical fitness is considered an important indicator of overall health among children and adults.
Original software drove the growth in intellectual property sales in 2018
In 2018, businesses in Canada with research and development (R&D) activities sold $4.5 billion of intellectual property (IP) and technological services, up slightly from $4.2 billion in 2017. The increase was because of a growth in the sales of original (customized) software.
Social Policy Simulation Database and Model, COVID-19 glass box, version 3.0
Version 3.0 of the Social Policy Simulation Model (SPSM) COVID-19 glass box is now available. On top of the previously-included Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, this version incorporates provincial policy responses to COVID-19 and includes the increase to the federal basic personal amount. It also refines the labour adjustment model to reflect employment patterns for the first half of 2020.
Weekly aircraft movements, September 26 to October 2, 2020
Data on weekly aircraft itinerant movements are now available for September 26 to October 2, 2020.