Searching for a good night's sleep

Almost 50 per cent of Canadians say they have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, and nearly a third of us just aren't getting enough each night. On this Now or Never, snuggle up beside people who are trying their best to get some much-needed shut-eye.

Nearly half of Canadians say they have trouble falling asleep, and almost a third of us aren't getting enough

Now or Never hosts Ify Chiwetelu and Trevor Dineen catch some shut-eye. (Andrew Friesen/CBC)
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Almost 50 per cent of Canadians say they have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, and nearly a third of us just aren't getting enough each night.

When you don't sleep, it affects more than just the people who have to deal with you the next day: it can affect your health, your state of mind, and your ability to do your job. 

So on this Now or Never, snuggle up beside people who are trying their best to get some much-needed shut-eye. 

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