Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Canada Day with Clipart.com

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Did you know? 20 Facts about Canada

Canada only got its own flag 100 years after it became a country on February 15, 1965.

The Canadian Mint has a 1 million dollar coin that is USABLE

A crater on the planet Mars was named after the town of Gander, NFL in honour of its efforts in space research.

Popular superheroes, Superman and Wolverine, were conceived by Canadian minds.

Quebec manufactures more than 77% of the world's maple syrup.

Twenty percent of the world's fresh water is in Canada. Canada has more lakes than all other countries combined. Ontario alone has over 250,000 lakes.

Canada’s longest place name is Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik Lake. Say that fast 5 times ;)

Canada shares the largest demilitarized border in the world with the United States.

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While ice hockey is Canada’s most prevalent sport, lacrosse is the country’s official sport.

The name “Canada” comes from the word “Kanata” used by the Iroquois, a native American tribe who lived in Quebec in the 16th century

The Hawaiian pizza was actually invented by an Ontario, Canada man.

Canada consumes more KD (mac and cheese) than any other country in the world.


Basketball was invented by a Canadian and the only Canadian NBA team, the Toronto Raptors, are the current NBA Champions! #WeTheNorth

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The first NBA game was played in Canada between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies in 1946

80% of all alcohol consumed in Canada is beer.

Canada is home to the oldest brewery in North America, Molson, which was established in 1786

Ottawa holds an annual Tulip festival, filled with Tulips sent from the Netherlands. For one day in 1943, Ottawa designated a hospital room to be international ground so that a Dutch princess could be born a full Dutch citizen and keep her princess title. The annual tulips are a sign of gratitude from the Netherlands.

Pincher Creek, Alta., experienced a temperature shift from -19 C to 22 C in just one hour in 1962

Santa Claus lives in Canada. His address is Santa Claus, North Pole H0H 0H0. If you write him a letter from anywhere in the country, he will respond.

Canada will be celebrating it’s 152nd birthday on July 1, 2019

Happy Canada Day!



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