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Ontario election 2018: Four decades of voter turnout in one chart

The voter turnout for Thursday’s election reached a nearly 20-year high. But the highest turnout was decades earlier.


Ontario election 2018: How to decline your vote

Not happy with the candidate choices this election? If you’re feeling stuck, but still want to participate in democracy (as you should), you could exercise the little-known option of declining your vote.

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The royal wedding, by the numbers

We dig into some of the numbers from the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will be small

The royal wedding by the numbers: 3,500 people were there when Harry’s parents got married. A small fraction of that will watch the prince marry Meghan Markle.

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Ontario election 2018: How far the leaders have travelled—and where

Over the course of the Ontario election campaign, Maclean’s has tracked how far each candidate travelled, and where, before Ontarians head to the polls on June 7. How far Wynne, Ford and Horwath have travelled At the end of the campaign, Andrea Horwath and Kathleen Wynne are neck-and-neck – at least when it comes to how…

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How long until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting?

The royal wedding by the numbers: The newest royal couple would like to start a family ‘in the near future.’ Everyone will be watching and waiting.

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Harry and Meghan are older than recent royal brides and grooms

The royal wedding by the numbers: Elizabeth, Philip, Charles, Diana, William and Kate were all younger when they tied the knot

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Millions listened to the Queen’s wedding. Billions will watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The royal wedding by the numbers: 200 million people tuned into the BBC broadcast of Elizabeth’s wedding. Many more will watch Harry and Meghan.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are tying the knot faster than most

The royal wedding by the numbers: The average couple takes more than a year, on average, between engagement and wedding. The royal couple was in a rush.


Organ donor registrations spiked after the Humboldt tragedy, inspired by the “Logan effect”

Logan Boulet, who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, had signed his organ donor card just weeks earlier. The story of the lives he helped through his donation spurred others to do the same across the country.


Here’s what we know about who uses cannabis in Canada, and how

New figures from Statistics Canada provide some of the clearest pictures of cannabis consumption in the country to date

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Don’t forget the denominator: Understanding the stats behind your kid’s safety

Media accounts of abductions and accidental child deaths can be alarming. Fortunately, statistics remind us of all those who make it home safe and sound.