Canadians have a lot to celebrate this Canada Day, so as you don red and white and celebrate, here are some
fun facts to ponder!
Canada is the second biggest country in the world, and we boast: the longest street in the world (Yonge Street, 1,896 km); the longest highway (Trans-Canada Highway, 7,821 km); and the
longest coastline (202,080 km).
Canada Day was called Dominion Day until 1982, when it was renamed by the Liberal government.
Banff National Park has wildlife crossings built over the Trans-Canada Highway to help prevent animal deaths.
The Hudson’s Bay Company is the oldest chartered company in the world still in operation. It was founded in 1670 as a fur trading company.
Quebec City is the only North American walled city north of Mexico.
Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world, and Lake Manitou, on the island, is the largest island lake in the world.
20% of the world’s fresh water is in Canada, and we have more lakes than all other countries combined.
Could you live without these Canadian Inventions?!?
Rotary Snow Plow