Number of athletes who attended the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, in 2006:
Number of athletes who attended the Canada Winter Games in Whitehorse: 3,475.
Population of Turin, as of 2004: 902,255.
Population of Whitehorse: 24,151.
Number of volunteers needed to stage the Vancouver Winter Olympics: 25,000.
Number needed to stage the Whitehorse Games: 4,100.
Population of Vancouver: 600,000.
In surrounding region: 2 million.
Number of marijuana plants confiscated by RCMP in BC in 2004: 458,257.
In Prince Edward Island: 841.
In Northwest Territories: 165.
In Yukon: 9.
Bulk marijuana confiscated in BC in 2004: 5.35 million grams.
In PEI: 8,087 grams.
In NWT: 26,457 grams.
In Yukon: 708 grams.
Amount of marijuana seized during an Alaska Highway bust in February:
Number of years it would take you to accumulate 41 kilos of pot at 700 grams
a year: 57.
Number of Google hits under search of “Dude!”: 54,300,000.
On Canadian webpages: 1,230,000.
Amount of cocaine seized in an Alaska Highway bust in February: 4.95 kilos.
Number of rocks of crack cocaine confiscated last week: 38.
Number of bars that hosted the bust: 1.
Number of bars named: 0.
Number of Yukon Emergency Measures Organization newsletters delivered to
the News: 3.
Number of those mailed: 2.
Cost of postage: $2.20.
Number of addressees who still work at the paper: 0.
How out of date EMO’s mailing list is, in years: 8. (RM)