Funny And Interesting Facts About Canada By Canadians

Written By: The Planet D

Want to know some facts about Canada? Being Canadian, we know a thing or two about our country, so we thought we’d share some of the more interesting and fun facts about Canada that you may not know. So get out your notebook and get ready to have your mind blown as you learn these Canada facts right now!

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Facts about Canada

Before we begin with all our crazy and fun facts about Canada, let’s talk about Canada, the country. It became a self-governing dominion of the British Empire on July 1, 1867, with the passage of the British North America Act (now called the Constitution Act, 1867). This act united the colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada (which was divided into Quebec and Ontario) into a single country known as the Dominion of Canada. That is why we celebrate Canada Day on July 1st. Read more: Canada Day Facts – Interesting Things I Bet You Didn’t Know!

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It wasn’t until 1982, that Canada cut ties with the British Parliament and the British monarch when the Constitution of Canada gave the country full control over constitutional amendments. Today, Canada is a fully independent country and a member of the Commonwealth, with King Charles as the monarch and a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy form of government.

Strange Facts About Canada That Will Blow Your Mind

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The Sour Toe Cocktail in Dawson City

Canada is pretty quirky and while we are going to share many Canada facts regarding populations, statistics and geography, we thought we’d start with the fun facts about Canada

If you are going to travel to Canada, it is a good idea to get to know a few of these fun facts about Canada to help you understand our country a bit better. If you want more information on Canada, read 41 Beautiful Places to Visit in Canada

1. Canada is the number 1 doughnut consumer in the world.

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We spell it “doughnut”, not “donut”. When talking about Canada facts, the obvious choice is to talk about donuts first. We love donuts! There are only 30 million people in Canada, but we eat 1 billion donuts annually. And there are more doughnut shops in Canada per capita than in any other country! We can thank Tim Horton’s for this title. It is Canada’s most popular coffee and donut chain.

2. In Dawson City Yukon you can drink a human toe

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The Sour Toe Cocktail in Dawson City, Yukon

there is a cocktail where people drink whiskey with a human toe inside. It is called the Sour Toe Cocktail. People donate toes that have fallen off due to frostbite or other means. There is a $2500 fine if you swallow the toe. When people accidentally swallow the toe good samaritans donate the newly severed toe to drink.

3. Get Skreeched In Newfoundland

Another one of our more quirky Canadian facts is the strange tradition of kissing a fish in Newfoundland. Yes, you heard me correctly, there is a tradition of kissing a dead cod followed by a shot of rum known as Skreech. When you visit the province, enjoy Newfoundland hospitality at the bar, and be sure to Kiss the Cod!

If you are not grossed out yet, remember that Hawaiian pizza was invented in Canada. Yes, Canadians really do order pizza with ham and pineapple toppings.

Interesting Facts About Canada

4. In Churchill Manitoba Nobody Locks Their Doors

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Did you know that Canada is the Polar Bear Capital of the World If you want to see a polar bear in real life, the best place to visit is Churchill in northern Canada. Located in the far north of Manitoba the town of Churchill is located in the center of Polar Bear Alley and polar bears walk freely through the town towards the Hudson Bay. Because of this fact, nobody locks the doors to their house or cars in case of a polar bear attack. Read our Walking with Polar Bears Safari.

Speaking of Hudson Bay, the area around Churchill Manitoba has less gravity than the rest of the world. Read more: Things to do in Churchill Manitoba – Land of the Polar Bears

5. Winnie the Pooh Has Ties to Canada

Winnie the Pooh at White River

Since we are talking about bears, did you know that the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh came from Canada? The story goes that after a hunter shot a bear cub’s mother and brought the cub back to town to keep as a pet (as many people did in those days). A soldier who was on his way to Europe to fight in World War I stopped in White River, Ontario on the train and bought the bear cub from the hunter for $20. He brought the bear with him to Europe where it stayed in the barracks with all the soldiers.

6. The national animal of Canada is the Beaver

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And while we are on the subject of animals, we might as well talk about our national animal. The Beaver became the national symbol of Canada in 1975. It seems like a strange choice, but the beaver played a large role Canadian history. It was the beaver that helped in building the nation. The country was built on the fur trade, and the beaver was in high demand for its pelt. So in exchange for nearly hunting them to extinction, we put them on our nickel as a thank you.

And while we are talking about the beaver, Canada issued the world’s first pictorial postage stamp in 1851 and guess what? It featured a beaver.

7. Canada is confused

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Being part of the British Commonwealth – The British Monarch is the head of state of Canada, Canada is heavily influenced by Britain, but with the United States as our neighbor we are a bit confused. So we are influenced by both. So here is a fact about Canada that will blow your mind. (okay, maybe not, but it is definitely interesting) Canada uses the metric system and the imperial system of weight and measurement. Most people understand a lot of the imperial system and we tend to mix both systems up a lot between measurement and weight.

  • Canadians follow speed limits and measure length in metres, but we measure our height in feet.
  • We check the temperature outside in Celcius, but we cook in Fahrenheit.
  • We weigh and buy our food by the kilogram but we weigh ourselves in pounds.

8. Canada uses the British English system

Another one of our confused Canadian facts is that we can’t make up our minds when it comes to spelling. Canada spells like the English, meaning we spell things like Color with a “u” Colour, and our “theaters and meters” are spelled “re” – theatre, metre. But we have also adopted American spelling as well. So we are still confused.

Funny Facts About Canada

9. Canadians Put Milk in Bags

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Here’s a very unique fact about Canada. Yes, we really do put milk in bags. We personally don’t drink a lot of milk ourselves, but I just recently went over to a friend’s house and she still has her bagged milk in a milk container. This was the norm while growing up and 75% of Canadians still drink their milk out of a bag. I even see bagged milk at Costco!

10. Canada seems to like Weird Town Names

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Canada seems to like weird names for towns and cities and a trip around the country will prove it to be true.On the east coast, there is a town called Dildo and in the West, there is a place called Sexsmith in Alberta and Stoner in British Columbia. To see our full list of weird towns in Canada read 14 Funny City Names in Canada – Plus 6 Strange and Odd Towns

11. Canadians Really Do Say I’m Sorry

Canadians really do Apologize a lot. We really do say I’m sorry or sorry often. If you visit Canada for an extended period of time, chances are you’ll be going home apologizing too. In fact, Canadians are so polite that when we had an ongoing dispute with Denmark over an island in the Arctic, instead of fighting, Canadians would leave a a bottle of Canadian rye whiskey on the Danish side while the Danes left a bottle of Danish schnapps on our side to stake their claim.

Funny Facts about Canada

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12. Weird Canadian Laws

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It is illegal to kill a Sasquatch in British Columbia Yes, Bigfoot is legally protected in Canada. This is one of the more fun facts about Canada that we dug up in our research. I love that someone went to the trouble of making a law not to kill Bigfoot. In the 1800s a man asked for permission to kill “the Wild Man of Home Lake.” The response was a firm no as it is illegal to shoot Mowglis (another name for Sasquatch)

The Apology Act it’s the Law – This fun fact about Canada made me laugh because it is so fitting! In fact, Canadians apologize so much, that Canada passed the apology act meaning, you express sympathy or regret. It does not, in law, constitute an express or implied admission of fault or liability by the person in connection with that matter. But it doesn’t mean an expression of sympathy or regret.

Smelling bad is illegal in Canada – Anyone offending a public place with an offending smell could face 2 years in jail. This is one of those Canada facts that I can totally get on board with.

Comic books depicting a crime are illegal -This is a funny fact since we have a few ties with very popular comic books that fight crime. Wolverine is Canadian and Superman was invented by a Canuck.

Prostitution is legal in Canada – This is a weird Canadian fact because while prostitution is legal in Canada, buying a prostitute’s services is illegal. (now that’s confusing)

14. Great Maple Syrup Heist

In 2012 the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist was national news when someone stole 3000 tons of maple syrup in Quebec valued at $18 million dollars. It sounds funny, but Maple Syrup is big business. Canada produces 80% of the world’s maple syrup.

Canada Facts and Information

Canada’s Official Phone Number – 1-800-O-CANADA. I’ve never phoned it so I have no idea what is on the other end. You can send a letter to Santa in the North Pole in Canada. Just address it to Santa Claus at the North Pole, with postal code H0H 0H0. Make sure to include your return address! They really do answer!

15. The Word Canada Came from Kanata

Canada got its name from the Indigenous word Kanata which means settlement or community in the Iroquois language. Apparently when. Jacques Cartier heard the term, he thought they said Canada and thus became our name. It is a fitting name considering Canada is very much a community.

16. Canadian Population Facts and Demographics

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French Museum in Quebec City

The population of Canada is 37.06 Million people. Canada is the second-largest country in the world with a total land area of 2 million square km. But much of the land is uninhabited and Canada has the fourth lowest population density on earth with 3.7 people per square km. (for reference the United States has approximately 35 people per square km.)

Canada is a very multicultural country. In fact, Canada is one of the most multicultural countries in the world and Toronto is often considered the most multicultural city on earth!

Descendants of British and French immigrants make up about half the population of Canada, but. it is very multicultural outside its French and British influence. Canada’s First Nations make up 4.9 percent of the population. The breakdown of other demographics in Canada includes English 18.3%, Scottish 13.9%, French 13.6%, Irish 13.4%, German 9.6%, Chinese 5.1

Canada shares the world’s longest unprotected border with the United States. And lucky that we do because, most people in Canada live within 200km of the international boundary of the United States. Most of the population lives in urban centers like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary. (Top four cities by population in Canada).

The Canadian average life expectancy is 81 years old – Not bad eh?

17. Canadian Roads and Borders

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Canada also has the world’s longest coastline of any other country in the world. It totals 202,000 km long (125,566.691 miles). Canada is bordered by the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Sadly, that coastline is pretty cold.

The Trans Canada Highway #1 is the longest highway in the world at 7821 kilometers – 4860 miles.

Canada has the longest street in the world – Yonge Street in Ontario 1,896 km (1,178 mi) long. It originates in Toronto and goes due north to just shy of Lake Simcoe. It has been taken off the Guinness Book of World Records, but my research wasn’t able to find a street that was longer.

18. Canada Has 2 Official Languages

As you know, Canada was made up of British and French immigrants so it is fitting that Canada has two official languages. The only officially bilingual province is Quebec, but New Brunswick also has a large Francophone population. The rest of Canada speaks English, but French is taught in schools, and signs in the country are bilingual.

Contrary to popular belief, most Canadians are not bilingual so not everyone speaks French. The country is quite separated when it comes to the French-speaking and English-speaking regions. But we love the fact that we are considered bilingual and pretend we can speak it wherever we go!

19. Maple Leaf is the Symbol of Canada

The maple leaf is definitely identified with our country. The Maple Leaf is prominent on our Canadian Flag, our most notoriously losing hockey team is called the Maple Leafs, the maple leaf is on our penny, and many Canadians used to sew the Maple Leaf on their backpacks. Also, check out Famous Canada Landmarks to add to your bucket list

20. Government of Canada Facts

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Canada’s Parliament from Quebec

Canada’s Prime Minister is Justin Trudeau. Right now he is in his third term and is the head of a minority government. Canada works on a Parliamentary System similar to the British parliament that has been inherited from England. We also have a Governor General in Canada. The Governor General is the federal viceregal representative of the Queen of England who is the head of state of Canada. However, it really is more of a tradition and she doesn’t have any real powers.

We have five official parties represented in the federal government. Trudeau is part of the Liberal Party currently in power, with the Conservative Party as the official opposition. The New Democratic Party (NDP), Bloc Québécois, and Green Party make up the rest of the government.

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21. Canadian Geography

Canada is the Second Largest Country in the World With a total area of 9.985 million square kilometres. (6.204 million miles²) it is huge! In fact, Canada is larger than the entire European Union combined and another fun fact is that it is 30% larger than all of Australia.

Canada is located in the northern hemisphere and is part of North America. It is north of the United States and East of Russia with Alaska bordering us to Northwest.

Canada has Provinces, not states. Canada has ten provinces and 3 Territories. The Provinces of Canada are – British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The Canadian Territories are Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut.

22. Facts About Canadian Cities

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Toronto is not Canada’s Capital City – Canada’s Largest City is Toronto with a population of 6.97 million people – People often mistake Toronto as the capital city of Canada. Ottawa is the Capital City of Canada.

Canada’s Capital City is Ottawa and located directly on the Ontario-Quebec border on the Ottawa River. The Ottawa River is one of the premier places in the world for whitewater rafting. Read more: 14 Beautiful and Best Cities in Canada

23. Waters and Islands of Canada

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Hopewell Rocks New Brunswick – Home to the highest tides in the world

Canada has the highest tides in the world. The Bay of Fundy. houses the world’s highest tides. Located between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, this body of water moves 100 billion tons of water through its tides twice daily.

Canada has the Largest Freshwater Island in the World – Manitoulin Island in Ontario, is the largest fresh freshwater island in the world. Located in Georgian Bay of Lake Huron, it is filled with hiking and cultural experiences. The Great Spirit Circle Trails allows people to immerse themselves in the Indigenous culture of Canada’s First Nations.

Canada has Big Islands. Three of the largest islands in the world are located within Canada – Baffin Island, Victoria Island, and Ellesmere Island.

24. Canadian Mountains

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Canada has many mountain ranges making it one of the most beautiful countries in the world to visit. Our major mountain ranges include The Rocky Mountains, Laurentians, Coast Mountains, St. Elias Mountains, Mackenzie Mountains, and Torngat Mountains.

The highest mountain in Canada is Mount Logan at 5,959 m/ 19,551 ft. Mount Logan is the second-highest mountain in North America after Denali in Alaska and it is located in the Yukon.

25. Canadian Shield is Old

The Canadian Shield covers approximately 8 million square kilometers across Eastern, Central, and Northern Canada. This massive geological formation has played a crucial role in shaping the geography, climate, and human history of the region. The oldest rocks on earth can be found in Canada at The Canadian Shield. The 4.28 billion-year-old rock was discovered by geologists in 2001.

Surprising Facts About Canada

25. Canada has the only walled city north of Mexico

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Quebec City

Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America dating back to 1608 when it was founded by Samuel de Champlain. It is the only walled city in North America north of Mexico. All of these attributes helped make Quebec City a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Fact, Quebec City and Lunenburg are the only two urban centres in North America with UNESCO World Heritage Site designations.

It became their platoon’s mascot. When they were shipped off to France to fight, the soldier gave the bear to a London zoo in England and that is where the bear lived out its life. Writer A.A. Milne frequented the zoo and his son Christopher Robin liked the bear giving it the nickname Pooh. Thus Winnie the Pooh was born.” Kind of sad right?

26. Canada’s Money is Vision-Impaired Friendly

Canadian Bank Notes have brail on them for the blind. (I thought everyone had braille on money, but only a few other countries do.)

27. Canada is the Most Educated Country in the World

I feel really proud of this Canadian fact that Canada is the most educated country in the world. More than 50% of the population has a post-secondary education. Plus, Canada has a 99% literacy rate. Not bad eh?

28. Canada Has Two National Sports

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Canada has two national sports – Ice Hockey and Lacrosse. One of the least surprising facts about Canada is that we love hockey so much that is our national sport. But not many people know of Lacrosse. Lacrosse is our country’s oldest sport and has its roots in the First Nations community.

Cool Canada Facts About Canadian Food

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Canada doesn’t have much of a food identity. I would say what gives us our identity is that we have a very multicultural palette. One night we will eat Italian, then we’ll order in Thai or Korean, and others we’ll be dining Ethiopian or Indian. But there are a few things that set Canadian food apart.

29. Canada’s National Drink is the Ceasar

It’s like a Bloody Mary, but instead of tomato juice, we use Clamato Juice (A mixture of Clam Juice and Tomato Juice). Our unofficial national beer is called Molson Canadian, but a fun fact, Canada’s oldest independent brewery is Moosehead. In case you were wondering the drinking age in Canada is 19 however, Quebec, Alberta, and Manitoba let people legally drink at the age of 18.

30. Poutine is Canada’s national dish.

Take it from us, poutine is the best hangover food out there. Harvey’s (a burger chain that is delicious up here) serves great poutine and it’s vegetarian! Poutine consists of french fries and cheese curds melted in gravy.

31. Gotta Be KD (Kraft Dinner)

Canadians eat more Mac and Cheese than anyone else in the world. But we call it Kraft Dinner. (Gotta have KD)

32. Canada’s National Parks Are Awesome

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Canada has 48 national parks and national park reserves. Plus, Canada’s national parks are massive, in fact 30 national parks in Canada are larger than many countries! Read: Best Canada National Parks – That We’ve Seen

The first national park in Canada was Banff National Park established in 1885. Three years after the first National Park in the world was established in the United States (Yellowstone National Park) Wood Buffalo National Park is the second-largest national park on earth. Located between Alberta and the Northwest Territories it was established to allow the Wood Bison to roam freely.

33. Canada is Cold

Canada is cold, but we aren’t the coldest country in the world. Antarctica, Russia, and Greenland are colder. The lowest recorded temperature in Canada was in Snag, Yukon Territories at -63C. That is the same temperature as Mars, so if anyone is going to settle there, it will be Canadians. The coldest temperatures Dave and I have faced were -43C somewhere on the Hudson Bay in Northern Manitoba. But that’s okay, Canadians keep warm by wearing Tuques. (Or Toques as it is spelled in English) that is what we call a winter hat.

Mind-Blowing Facts about Canada

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34. Canadian Lakes and Beaches

Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined with 20 percent of the world’s freshwater.

Canada is home to two of the top 10 largest lakes in the world. No, they are not the Great Lakes, they are actually Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake which are both located in the Northwest Territories.

Canada has the longest freshwater beach in the world – Wasaga Beach in Ontario is located on Lake Huron. And we have the second-longest freshwater beach in the world as well for that matter. That would be Sauble Beach by the way.

35. Canadians love to skate

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Everyone knows that Canadians are very passionate about ice hockey, but we also love to ice skate ourselves. Canada has the longest skating rink in the world located in Winnipeg, and Canada has the World’s Largest Skating rink in Ottawa on the Rideau Canal.

The village of Alert in the Northwest Territories is the northernmost permanent settlement in the world. (my sister was stationed there while in the military in the 1990s!)

Cool Canada Facts

36. Inventions Made in Canada

Bell Homestead site in Ontario where the telephone was invented

A lot of Surprising things were Invented in Canada. Most people think these things were invented in America or somewhere else. But surprise, they were created in Canada!

The Telephone Was Invented in Canada. While Alexander Graham Bell wasn’t officially Canadian, he spent most of his time between Brantford Ontario, Boston Massachusetts, and Baddeck Nova Scotia. and much of his work was done at his workshop in Brantford and then later in life in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The first phone call was made from Brantford to our home town of Paris Ontario.

Basketball was invented by Canadian,  Dr. James Naismith who in 1891 defined 13 rules of the game that while teaching at a local YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts

Superman was created by a Canadian – Canadian Joe Shuster co-created Superman with Jerry Siegel. The Daily Planet is actually based on the Toronto Star and Metropolis was modeled after Toronto.

IMAX was invented by Three Canadian filmmakers – Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor and Robert Kerr in 1967.

Insulin was discovered by doctor Frederick Banting in 19921 at the University of Toronto. It was developed further by him, Charles Best, Bertram Collip and John Mcleod.

The Snowblower was invented in Canada – Okay, this one isn’t surprising. It makes sense that the snowblower was invented by a Canadian. Arthur Sicard made shoveling snow easier in 1927.

37. Famous Canadians

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Canada has celebrities outside of ice hockey celebrities

There are a lot of famous Canadians that you probably didn’t know. We Canadians love to point out famous Canadians to other people. We always drop names in sentences to tell people that someone famous is actually Canadian.

Schitt’s Creek was created by famous Canadians, Eugene and Dan Levy, this sitcom is set and filmed in Canada. It also stars multi-talented award-winning Catherine O’Hara,

Marvel employs several famous Canadians – Simu Liu plays Shang-Chi, Evangeline Lily is the star of Ant Man and the Wasp, Ryan Reynolds is Deadpool), Ellen Page was in X-men, Cobie Smulders is in The Avengers and Rachel McAdams is in Dr. Strange)

Famous Canadian Musicians include Drake, Justin Bieber, Michael Buble, Shawn Mendes, Alanis Morisette, Avril Lavine, Sarah Mclachlan, Rush, Neil Young, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Rush, Barenaked Ladies, Brian Adams, Leonard Cohen, Michael Bublé, The Weekend, The Guess Who.

Famous Canadian Actors: Keanu Reeves, Ryan Gosling, Jason Priestley, Ryan Reynolds, Ellen Page, Rachel McAdams, Donald and Kieffer Sutherland, Christopher Plumber, Joshua Jackson, Eugene Levy.

Famous Canadian Actresses: Sandra Oh, Anna Paquin, Pamela Anderson

Famous Canadian Comedians: Seth Rogan, Jim Carey, Mike Myers, Lorne Michaels, Howie Mandel, Martin Short, Dan Akroyd, Will Arnet. Catherine Ohara, Lorne Michaels, Samantha Bee

And those are some of our favourite facts for today. Canada is quirky, Canada is fun and Canada is weird, it’s just the way we like it!

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23 thoughts on “Funny And Interesting Facts About Canada By Canadians”

  1. It is illegal to carry a product designed for personal protection against a human attack, according to the Criminal Code. This cant be a real law…

  2. I have some relatives that migrate over there some years ago. They always have good things to say about Canada. After the pandemic, I’d take a break from business to visit Ontario or Quebec.

  3. I now feel really homesick. I live in the UK, I was born in the UK but my home will always be Canada. Thank you

  4. Canada has no shortage of beautiful landscapes and unique sites for travelers to explore. The country is home to vibrant and culturally rich cities, along with incredible natural wonders. Thanks for sharing.

  5. It really helped me to know a lot about Canada .There are many intresting facts about Canada which are new to me like Canada has more number of lakes and world largest fresh water lakes island is also situated there and most recently they legalised cannabis also.Any way most facts are intresting and i love this a lot.

  6. So I hear that their air is cleaner than the United States and their subway way cleaner than the New York City subway. Is this correct? 🙂

  7. Love this article! As a fellow Canadian, it’s nice to see you included the part about the Bay Of Fundy. I live in Nova Scotia very close to the bay. it’s so nice here! If anyone gets a chance to visit, you won’t be disappointed 🙂

  8. It was a pleasure to read this, thank you! My husband’s father is a Canadian citizen and he loves to include such facts in every discussion:) But I didn’t know even a half of things. My next visit to Canada I’ll definitely try Ceasar – with Clamato Juice.

  9. The Trans-Canada Highway is ‘only’ 7’800 kilometres long. I think the figure in the article might be the total length of highways in the country.

  10. You guys make me feel so proud to be Canadian. Thanks so much for your time, energy and effort putting these facts together. I always visit your website whenever I’m planning a trip.

  11. These all places to visit that are great when there is come to choose one of them then I would like to choose canada is a great way to drive and more places to see.

  12. One thing I never knew as a child growing up in New York City is Canada is possibly 10 hours or less driving by car away from the Big Apple. I once drove from Brooklyn, New York to Maine in my teenage years without making it to my final destination. I drove to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, and New Hampshire before reaching Maine. we came into knowledge of cities in Maine such as Kittery and Kennebunkport but never got to where we originally intended, but learned that if we continued driving up the highway which I think at the time was I-95, we would’ve driven right into the Canadian border. Hopefully someday I might make it there but I’m not counting on it. 🙂