Mapping Canada

Mapped: What kills Canadians

A province by province post-mortem

As John Maynard Keynes wrote, “In the long run, we are all dead.” And the No. 1 cause of death in Canada is cancer.  Number 2 is heart disease. But after those two causes, each province and territory is slightly different, when it comes to ranking their remaining leading causes of death. We’ve highlighted the one that most disproportionately affects each province, compared to Canada as a whole.


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Canada’s most popular baby names by province
Another way to look at job growth
Hollywood North by genre

See all maps in the series, here.

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