Happy Book Birthday to Twitter Sensation @Stats_Canada

Stats Canada: Satire On A National Scale is out today!

Stats Canada CoverFrom Canada’s funniest online sensation:

Canadians everywhere have been deeply confused by the irresponsible and wildly inaccurate data tweeted by Stats Canada since July 2012. While outrageously false, these hilarious “facts” unearth deep truths about Canadians and their culture.
For the over 200,000 people already following on Twitter, @stats_canada is a daily source of the funniest Canadian parody.
Now, in their first book, Stats Canada satirizes everything from history, culture, and language to sports, entertainment, politics, weather, and much more.
With all-new features, graphs, maps, and other illustrations, Stats Canada has all the laughter you’ve come to expect, with only 10% recycled content!
  • 35% of advice given in any Home Hardware does not come from an actual employee
  • 67% of Canadians own summer snow pants
  • 32% of Canadians can’t spell “tuque” but own at least four
  • 56% of Manitobans are convinced they’ve travelled to the future when visiting other provinces
  • 79% of Canadian teens don’t want to wear their winter coat, it’s not even that cold out
  • 100% of Canadian hockey players give it 110% every game
  • 65% of Canadian Instagram accounts include an artsy photo of a Tim Hortons cup

Buy it on Amazon or Chapters Indigo.

Disclaimer: The official Statistics Canada has taken no issue with the content of this book. They were too polite to object.

Published by Carly Watters

Carly Watters is a SVP, senior literary agent and director of literary branding with the P.S. Literary Agency. She is a hands-on agent that develops proposals and manuscripts with attention to detail and the relevant markets. PSLA’s mission is to manage authors’ literary brands for their entire career. Never without a book on hand she reads across categories which is reflected in the genres she represents and is actively seeking new authors in including women’s fiction, commercial and upmarket fiction, select literary fiction, platform-driven non fiction and select memoir. She occasionally represents children's book projects. Carly is drawn to emotional, well-paced narratives, with a great voice and characters that readers can get invested in.

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