One-third of Canadians balk at taking vacationForgone vacation time saving employers $8 billion a year: surveyBy 08/13/2004|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 05/12/2005 The office may seem quiet these days with many staff on vacation — but it should be even more quiet more often. Fully one third of Canadians are not taking all of their entitled time off, according to a poll of 1,000 people by Ipsos-Reid for travel website Expedia.ca. The forgone vacation time represents almost $8 billion in savings for employers. And these workers are giving up more than just a day or two here and there. They average eight missed vacation days per year. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.