Happy Birthday Canada (July 2017)

Happy Birthday Canada (July 2017)

Fun Facts about Canada

Wow, 150 years seems like such a long time but compared to the rest of the world, we are still considered a baby.  Nonetheless, Canada has achieved a lot in the short and long life.  From achieving independence as a country to becoming an ally to others.  Many of us may know the history of Canada, but did you know these fun facts?

Canada has more doughnut shops per capita than anywhere else.

In Saskatchewan, a hoodie is known as a bunnyhug.

40.6 is the current average age of a Canadian.

The world's longest beard belongs to a Canadian named Sarwan Singh.

It's not just a rumour...Americans have been known to masquerade as Canadians when traveling abroad.

Trivial Pursuit and IMAX were created in Canada.

It's illegal to have comic books that depict criminal acts in Canada.

35% - 50% of radio broadcast in Canada must be Canadian.  

80.5% of homes in Canada now have internet.

Canada's longest place name is Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik Lake.

Macaroni and cheese is the most purchased packaged food item in Canada.

The world's first UFO landing pad was built in Alberta, Canada.

Each Canadian eats an average of 190 eggs per year.

Daylight Savings Time does not occur in Saskatchewan.

Happy birthday, Canada!





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