Canucks are getting fat

Two out of every three Canadian adults, and one in every three children, is now overweight or obese, according to new Statistics Canada data.
The sharp and sudden increase in the number of chubby citizens — to 59 per cent from 48 per cent of adults — came about because, this time, the national agency directly measured the height and weight of those surveyed, instead of depending on the respondents to tell the truth.
The Globe and Mail: Canadians are bigger than ever, survey finds