Cancer was leading cause of death in 2008: StatsCan - CTV News
Date: Tuesday Nov. 1, 2011 9:09 PM ET
"Statistics Canada says 2008 was the first year on record that cancer was
the leading cause of death in every Canadian province and territory.
The statistics agency said Tuesday that cancer caused 30 per cent of
all deaths in Canada that year, followed by heart disease (21 per cent) and
strokes (6 per cent)."
Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20111101/cancer-leading-cause-of-death-all-provinces-statistics-canada-111101/#ixzz1d8JU11V2