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Poll: Christmas shopping

Have you got your Christmas shopping done yet?

If you haven't, here's a few handy numbers from Statistics Canada on nationwide spending:

  • $5.1 billion — The value of food and beverages purchased at large retailers in Canada in December 2016. 
  • $417.8 million — The value of toys, games and hobby supplies, including electronic games, purchased at large retailers in Canada in December 2016. 
  • $1.8 billion — The value of e-commerce sales by retailers in Canada in December 2016.
  • 21.8 million — The number of turkeys produced in Canada in 2016.

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