36 Awesome Canada Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-22 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

36 Awesome canada facts

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1. Almost three fourths of all the fresh water in the world is in Canada
2. In Canada, a University has introduced a new "Puppy Room", where students can go & play with puppies to relieve stress.
3. In Canada, milk can be sold in plastic bags and jugs
4. The North Magnetic Pole, once located over Canada, is now in the Arctic Ocean and is slowly moving towards Russia.
5. Taylor Swift once topped the iTunes Canada chart with a song that was literally just 8 seconds of static by accident.
6. Canada didn’t become an independent country until 1982.
7. The United States and Canada account for 98% of global cranberry production.
8. The Chevy Camaro is actually an import made in Canada.
9. There is a Canadian organization whose goal is for Canada to join the United States.
10. People in Churchill, Canada leave their car doors unlocked on the street to allow other people to get in and escape bear attacks.
11. Norway exports camels to the UK, the US and Canada
12. Alberta, Canada has been completely free of rats since 1905.
13. The cost of the International Space Station is funded by the USA 81%, Russia 8%, Europe 3%, Japan 3%, and Canada 1%.
14. With over 3 million lakes 9% of Canada is actually fresh water and over 60% of all the lakes in the world are found within its borders.
15. Since 2007, human feet have been washing up on the shores of western Canada.
16. “Canada” is an Indian word meaning “Big Village”.
17. Milk in some parts of Canada comes in bags instead of jugs.
18. People in Churchhill, Manitoba(Canada), never lock their car doors in case anyone has to escape polar bears.
19. There is an island called "Dildo Island" in Canada.
20. Canada is the most educated country in the world, followed by Israel and Japan.
21. Residents of Churchill, Canada leave their cars unlocked to offer an escape for pedestrians who might encounter Polar Bears on Main Street.
22. Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada has the most bars per capita than anywhere in the world.
23. Members of Westboro Baptist Church have been specifically banned from entering Canada for hate speech.
24. No cow in Canada can be given artificial hormones to increase its milk production. So no dairy product in Canada contains those hormones.
25. 3 million more people live in California than in the entire country of Canada.
26. Canada is the most educated country in the world.
27. In 2003, Canada became the first country in the world to offer medical marijuana to pain suffering patients.
28. Candy Crush has more active monthly players than the entire population of Canada.
29. Each year Canada Post receives a million letters addressed to "Santa Claus, The North Pole, H0H 0H0". They reply to every one.
30. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Canada declared war on Japan before the U.S. did.
31. Hawaiian pizza was actually invented in Canada.
32. In 2011 researchers let 100 paper planes go 23 miles above Germany. Some have since been found in Canada, USA, Australia and South Africa.
33. The modern world's first international sporting fixture was a cricket match played in 1844 between Canada and the USA. Canada won by 23 runs.
34. Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'.
35. Canada's new flag, with its maple leaf design, was unfurled in 1965 in Ottawa.
36. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has the most bars per capita than anywhere else in the world.
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