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Summer is the peak time for deaths from motor vehicle crashes and drowning.
Mountain snowmobiling is involved in 40% of avalanche deaths.
60% of fire deaths are homes with no smoke alarms.
The 92,000 Canadians who die prematurely each year miss out on a total of 1,521,737 years of life.
Deaths from lightning most commonly occur on Saturdays.
Falls from furniture kill about 280 Canadians per year.
Correct seat belt usage reduces the risk of death by 61%.
Texting while driving makes crashing 23 times more likely.
Winter is the peak time for deaths from falls and burns.
More than 40 people drown in bathtubs each year.
Hikers and campers are the people most frequently struck by lightning.
83% of summer water fatalities are men.
Bear spray can be 98% effective in preventing attacks.
51 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.
On average 101 Canadians die in summer boating accidents.
On average, 518 Canadians die in water-related fatalities.
Bike helmets reduce risk of death by 73%
On average, more than 80 Canadians die from over-exposure to cold.
5 drivers in Canada are killed in collisions with animals each year.
Passengers in the tail of an aircraft have 40% higher survival rates in crashes.
88% of people who die in boating accidents aren't wearing life jackets.
About 1 Canadian a year falls in while ice fishing and dies.
5 people in Canada die each year from Salmonella infections.
6 P.M. is the time of day when most pedestrian and cyclist fatalities happen in Toronto.
10 Canadians a year die in avalanches.