According to the OECD, Canadians work 1,699 hours each year, which breaks down to about 34 hours per week, based on a 50-week work calendar. That may seem low to you, but we're talking average here, and the common Canuck works much more than residents of other OECD nations. Still, Canadians are fortunate enough that they can spend about 62 per cent, or 15 hours, of their day on personal care — eating, sleeping and leisure.

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