On average, Canadian workers are awarded 3.7 weeks of vacation time per year, while those who are self-employed take about four weeks off each year, finds a new poll.

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The poll also says vacation time allotment varies by sector: government staffers receive 4.3 weeks; retail workers get 3.1 weeks, and farmers and lumberjacks are given 2.9 weeks.

But are people using their time off to relax? Read more to find out.


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