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The Definitive NFT Statistics Report (2022)

The cryptocurrency world has grabbed the world’s attention. But not everyone understands NFTs and their potential. Some non-fungible tokens may be a good investment opportunity like in the early days of…

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Canadian Insurance Comparison Platform HelloSafe and Foxquilt Announce a Business…

TORONTO, April 12, 2022 – HelloSafe, an insurance and financial product comparison platform that attracts 2.5 million visitors per year across Canada, announces a new partnership with Foxquilt to strengthen…

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[Blog] Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving during frigid Canadian temperatures can be a challenge for even experienced drivers. A study conducted by Angus Reid found that most Ontario drivers surveyed at the time were…

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What is the cost of owning a dog in Canada…

The annual cost of owning a dog in Canada ranges from ~$3,530 - ~$4,410 and here is the breakdown. We should mention there are many factors contributing to the cost based on…

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[Survey] The pandemic has reduced the desire to travel for…

Since the beginning of the pandemic in February 2020, Canadians have had to deal with many travel restrictions. The HelloSafe team wanted to learn more about the travel intentions of…

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[Crypto] The Top 15 Crypto Influencers And Where They See…

$192.8K USD ...it is the average bet on where the 15 most important crypto influencers see the Bitcoin at the end of 2022. Predictions start at $40K USD with Ivan…

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[Real estate] Good news for buyers: prices increased by ‘only’…

Like everywhere else in Canada, real estate prices kept on increasing in Alberta in 2021. However, the median real estate transaction price 'only' increased by 10% between January 2021 and…

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[Real estate] NB the most dynamic Atlantic province with yearly…

Like everywhere else in Canada, real estate prices kept on increasing in Atlantic Canada in 2021. However, between New Brunswick where prices have increased a lot, and Newfoundland where price…

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[Barometer] Real Estate In British Columbia: A 23.3% Increase In…

In British Columbia and Canada, the rise in real estate prices doesn't stop increasing. Between January 2021 and January 2022, prices rose by 23.3% overall in BC. This is 2.3%…

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[Barometer] Real Estate In Ontario: A 25.6% Increase In Prices…

In Ontario and Canada, the presence of coronavirus variants is decreasing yet the rise in real estate prices doesn't stop increasing. This is the observation is taken from January 2022.…

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[Valentine’s Day] Canadians Expected to Spend $64 On Average This…

...and 31% less than in 2020, the last reference year before the pandemic. How do Canadians feel about this holiday? HelloSafe polled its readers to find out. In total, 764…

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[Auto] Alberta remained the more negatively affected province by car…

...and the most stolen brand has been the Ford F-150F-250F-350F-450 trucks from 2006. $1000000000 … the total cost of car thefts across Canada in 2021. 5,725 car insurance claims were…

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[Auto] The Atlantic provinces have the least car thefts in…

...the Chevrolet Silverado was the most stolen model $1000000000 … the total cost of car thefts across Canada in 2021. 1 car is stolen every 7 minutes in Canada (credit:…

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[Auto] Car thefts have cost $542 million to insurers in…

$1000000000 … the total cost of car thefts across Canada in 2021. 1 car is stolen every 48 minutes in Ontario (credit: Pixabay) Key numbers regarding car theft in Canada…

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[Auto] One car was stolen every 48 minutes in 2021…

$1000000000 … the total cost of car thefts across Canada in 2021. 1 car is stolen every 48 minutes in Ontario (credit: Pixabay) Key numbers regarding car theft in Ontario…

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[Road safety] Distracted driving is responsible for 41% of road…

Statistics show that Saskatchewan is one of the provinces most affected by distracted driving in Canada, with too many crashes and fatalities caused by irresponsible drivers. Distracted driving is the…

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[Road safety] Distracted driving is responsible for 32% of road…

Statistics show that Manitoba is one of the provinces most affected by distracted driving in Canada, with too many crashes and fatalities caused by irresponsible drivers. Distracted driving is the…

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[Road safety] Distracted driving is responsible for 25% of road…

Statistics show that Alberta is one of the provinces most affected by distracted driving in Canada, with too many crashes and fatalities caused by irresponsible drivers. Distracted driving is the…

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[Road safety] Distracted driving represents about 15% of road fatalities…

Distracted driving is the cause of many road fatalities in Canada every year (credit: Alabama Department of Transportation) Nobody should ever die in a motor vehicle crash in Ontario, and…

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[Road safety] $102.3 million : the cost of distracted driving…

Car insurance companies and public health systems end up paying the cost for distracted driving Distracted driving is the cause of many road fatalities in Canada every year (credit: Alabama…

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[Road safety] Distracted driving is responsible for 27% of road…

Statistics show that British Columbia is the province most affected by distracted driving in Canada, with too many crashes and fatalities caused by irresponsible drivers. Distracted driving is the cause…

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[Halloween map] – 100 places in Canada where you might…

As Halloween is approaching, spooky activities and places to visit is a must. We thought we might give you a little overview of scary places in Canada, which could give…

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[Map] How is the vaccination passport applied worldwide?

Our methodology Please note that the above-mentioned information is accurate at the date it is published. All our studies are based on reliable information sourced from public and privates organizations.…

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[Tourism] Another $ 52 billion loss for the industry across…

Ontario the hardest hit province in Canada with a $24.9 billion loss in 2021 compared to 2019 As shown on the map above, all Canadian provinces have not been impacted…

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Auto thefts in Canada (2021) : Alberta the most affected…

87006 … is the exact number of stolen cars in Canada in 2019. This figure increased by 1.01% in one year, with 874 more car thefts reported than in 2018.…

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How Much Is a Big Mac Across The World In…

Where is the Big Mac price going to stop in 2022 in a context of a big inflation worldwide? With the ongoing inflation spreading all across America, the Bic Mac…

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BC: The Wedding Industry Has Recovered $63 millions in 2021…

$ 63,011,850 ...is the estimated financial gain for the wedding industry in B.C. in 2021 in comparison with 2020, thanks to better sanitary conditions. However, this is still $95.6 millions…

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Canadian Insurance Comparison Platform HelloSafe and Foxquilt Announce a Business…

TORONTO, April 12, 2022 – HelloSafe, an insurance and financial product comparison platform that attracts 2.5 million visitors per year across Canada, announces a new partnership with Foxquilt to strengthen…

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[Real estate] Good news for buyers: prices increased by ‘only’…

Like everywhere else in Canada, real estate prices kept on increasing in Alberta in 2021. However, the median real estate transaction price 'only' increased by 10% between January 2021 and…

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[Real estate] NB the most dynamic Atlantic province with yearly…

Like everywhere else in Canada, real estate prices kept on increasing in Atlantic Canada in 2021. However, between New Brunswick where prices have increased a lot, and Newfoundland where price…

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[Barometer] Real Estate In British Columbia: A 23.3% Increase In…

In British Columbia and Canada, the rise in real estate prices doesn't stop increasing. Between January 2021 and January 2022, prices rose by 23.3% overall in BC. This is 2.3%…

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[Barometer] Real Estate In Ontario: A 25.6% Increase In Prices…

In Ontario and Canada, the presence of coronavirus variants is decreasing yet the rise in real estate prices doesn't stop increasing. This is the observation is taken from January 2022.…

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[Valentine’s Day] Canadians Expected to Spend $64 On Average This…

...and 31% less than in 2020, the last reference year before the pandemic. How do Canadians feel about this holiday? HelloSafe polled its readers to find out. In total, 764…

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Canadians to spend $211 less in average for Christmas holidays…

Canadians' spending for Christmas have been negatively affected by the Covid resurgence With Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant, Canadians' Christmas spending have been lower than initially…

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[Interactive map] How much will a pint of beer cost…

Many people have heard of the Big Mac Index, the indicator that tracks the price of McDonald's famous burger around the world. This indicator aims to give an idea of…

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[Halloween map] – 100 places in Canada where you might…

As Halloween is approaching, spooky activities and places to visit is a must. We thought we might give you a little overview of scary places in Canada, which could give…

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Canadians To Spend $68.2 On Average For Halloween This Year

Halloween pumpkins (credit : StockSnap via Pixabay) 37.5% increase in Halloween spending in 2021 across Canada compared to 2020 Despite the restrictive measures taken by the provincial governments across Canada…

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[Finances] What is the cost of owning a pet in…

$2,430 ...is the annual cost estimated by Hellosafe.ca represented by having a pet in Canada in 2021. This amount has been increasing since 2018. Discover in this exclusive study how…

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Real estate in Ontario: +29.9% on prices despite Covid-19 crisis

A 29,9% increase in real estate in Ontario Despite an unprecedented economic crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic, Ontario's housing market is not slowing down. Ontario's real estate prices increased faster…

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Real estate in British Columbia: an overall 20,2% increase in…

A 20,2% increase in real estate in British Columbia Despite an unprecedented economic crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic, BC's housing market is not really slowing down. Indeed, British Columbia's real…

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US Canada Shopping : Those 5 Things Worth Buying From…

A border between two countries always is a good opportunity for purchasing cheaper goods on the other side of where we live! That's particularly the case between Canada and the…

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Canadians To Spend 41.7$ On Average For Easter This Year

Easter is an opportunity for many Canadians to gather with their families and share good times around a delicious meal. With the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020's Easter celebration has been somewhat…

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Ontario: The Wedding Industry Could Have Lost 780 millions $…

780,218,850$ ...is the estimated financial loss deplored by the wedding industry in 2020, in Ontario, due to the lockdown and sanitary restrictions taken across the province all over the year.…

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Car insurance rates drop by 2.6% across Canada in Q4…

Did the sanitary crisis of Covid, that shook Canada and the rest of the world since March 2020, stop the galloping rise of car insurance prices in Canada? In a…

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British Columbia: The Wedding Industry Has Lost 158 millions $…

158,411,550 $ ...is the estimated financial loss deplored by the wedding industry in B.C. due to the lockdown and sanitary restrictions taken across the Pacific province. Indeed, because of the…

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[Travel Map] 10 Dream Islands To spend Your Summer Vacation…

The prices displayed correspond to a trip from Saturday July 31 to Saturday August 14, 2021. They were taken on Google Flights on Monday March 1, and are therefore subject…

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[The Debt Barometer]: Canadians’ Finances Under Pressure With Covid-19

27,440,700 ...is the number of Canadians which used a credit product over the year 2019, representing 73% of the total population of the country. That explains that the deterioration of…

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The Hellosafe.ca’s 2021 Ranking of the 49 Best Cities To…

Sherbrooke is the best 2021 city to study in Canada ! CONGRATS TO SHERBROOKE The Hellosafe.ca editorial team is proud to announce the great winner of its 2021 Best Cities…

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[Map] Where and which are the French speaking countries in…

Where in the world are the French speaking countries and speakers ? In 2018, the Observatory of French language of the International Organization of Francophony (IOF) counted more than 301…

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Valentine’s Day 2021: Canadians To Spend 20% Less Than Last…

74$ ...is the budget which is to be spent, on average, for Valentine's Day this year. It is 20.43% less in comparison with 2020, when Canadian lovers spent 93$ on…

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10 things North Americans assume to be French – but…

Even if Hellosafe.ca has its roots on the Quebec ground, the Safe group was born in Paris, France, more than 6 years ago. Our writers found out 10 things that…

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Top 10 Of The Best Credit Cards For Canadian Students

A lot of students are starting to open a bank account when they enter the university system in order to manage their incomes and expenses. Almost all Canadian banks offer…

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Ireland: A 77% Decrease in Tourists Entries In 2020 Due…

14,475,300 ... is the number of tourists lost in one year from 2019 to 2020 in the Republic of Ireland due to the negative impact of Covid-19. Indeed, this number…

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Job Market: The Unemployment Rate Doubles In 2020 In BC…

39,100 ...is the exact number of jobs lost in British Columbia in one year from December 2019 to December 2020 due to the pandemic. The worst period was between December…

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Job Market: 221,500 Jobs Destroyed Across Ontario In One Year

221,500 ...is the exact number of jobs lost in Ontario in one year from November 2019 to November 2020. As of November 2020, 9.1% of the Ontarian active population is…

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How Much Is an iPhone 12 Across The World?

This map displays the average price (in Canadian dollars, national VAT rates included) in 37 representative countries for an iPhone 12 (256GB) as of January 2021. It is made upon…

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Which Countries Are Reinstating Lockdown Measures in The World?

LocationCovid-19 Cases reported *Covid-19 Deaths reported *World55,624,5621,338,100Canada332,09211,474*Cases reported as of 23 November, 2020 As of November 2020, the coronavirus pandemic is coming back very strong in Europe. With more than…

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The top 5 weirdest insurance policies that we hope you…

Nowadays, the great majority of humans are insured to cover the main risks of their everyday life. Car insurance, home insurance, health insurance or even travel insurance are now basic…

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How Much Is an iPhone Across The World?

This map displays the average price (in Canadian dollars, national VAT rates included) in 42 representative countries for an iPhone 11 (128GB) as of October 2020. It is made upon…

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How Much Is a Big Mac Across The World In…

Where is the Big Mac price going to stop in 2022 in a context of a big inflation worldwide? With the ongoing inflation spreading all across America, the Bic Mac…

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Health: $4,8 Billion Saved by Private Insurers in Canada During…

$4,782,021,440 ...is the estimated amount of savings on payouts realized by the Canada health private insurance companies during the Covid-19 pandemic, as the Canadian citizens mostly postponed their medical appointments…

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Car Insurers Have Saved $2,8 Billion in Canada During Covid-19…

$ 2,783,143,616 ...is the estimated amount of savings on payouts realized by the Canadian car insurance companies because of the Covid-19 restrictions, as most drivers had to stay home from…

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