(Reuters photo)Canada is a world leader when it comes to internet usage, and it appears the bulk of those users are residing on the west coast.
A recent StatsCan survey revealed a stark contrast of internet use between western and eastern provinces.
In B.C., 86 per cent of those over 16 years of age were online in 2010. Alberta registered at 84 per cent and neighbouring Saskatchewan closely trailed at 80, yet the numbers dramatically drop off across the country with New Brunswick dwindling at 70 per cent.
"Redesigned for 2010, StatsCan's annual Canadian Internet Use Survey was broken into two components to measure household and individual usage based on responses from two samples totaling more than 50,000 people," explains Jameson Berkow in a Financial Post story. " While the new design makes the results difficult to compare to previous years, New Brunswick has typically ranked towards the bottom of Canadian Internet usage since 2005."
Based on the StatsCan findings, the four provinces west ofRead More »from Canadian Internet usage varies from coast to coast