After the Titanic sank, the bodies of those who died were brought to Halifax,
Nova Scotia where many were buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, available for public viewing.
Canada and Denmark have been fighting over an uninhabited island since the 1930s, leaving each other bottles of alcohol and changing their flags each time they visit.
Mount Thor, the Earth’s longest vertical drop is located in Auyuittuq National Park, Nunavut.
Candied Salmon is a local specialty from Canada’s west coast.
Comic books depicting crime are illegal in Canada.
Manicouagan crater in Quebec is over 215 million years old and holds
the title for largest visible impact crater on Earth. The Daniel-Johnson Dam
turns the crater into an enormous reservoir which can be seen from space.
The Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick has the highest tidal
range in the world.
There is a town called
Dildo in Newfoundland and it refuses to change its name.
Okanagan Falls in British Columbia boasts some of the country’s best
vineyards, as well as offering some fantastic scenic views.
You can write in any language to the North Pole, H0H 0H0, Canada, and get a letter back from Santa. Why? Because Santa Claus is Canadian, of course!
Canada is home to the world’s longest
Beaver Dam at Wood Buffalo National Park, northeast of Fort McMurray.
X-Men’s Wolverine lives in Canada. And no, we don’t mean Hugh Jackman.
Riverview Hospital is the most historic insane asylum and most filmed location in Canada, having acted as the backdrop for movies and TV shows including Saw, Watchmen, The X-Files, and Along Came A Spider.
Old railways in Hope, British Columbia forged a quintet of tunnels, which are now open to hikers.
Alberta is home to the largest shopping center in North America, West Edmonton Mall.
Lay’s Potato Chips released a special ketchup flavor, specifically for Canadian consumers.
Niagara Falls is considered to be the eighth natural wonder of the world.
You won’t find a more authentic deli sandwich than at Schwartz’s Deli in Montreal.
We have a pretty hot Prime Minister
Justin Trudeau. Justin is the son of a previous Canadian Prime Minister
Pierre Elliot Trudeau who was instrumental in negotiating Canada’s constitutional independence from the British Parliament and establishing a new Canadian Constitution with an entrenched Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The remains of a Canadian train crash which happened in 1956 can now be visited in Whistler, British Columbia.
A bear cub from Winnipeg, aptly named Winnipeg, was the inspiration behind A.A. Milne’s Winnie The Pooh.
Canada has the third cleanest air of any other country.
Vancouver Island is home to the world’s longest mammal migration, making it a perfect spot for whale watching.
There are more bars per square feet than any other place in North America in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
VanDusen Gardens in Vancouver, British Columbia, is home to one of only six Elizabethan style hedge mazes in the world
The Marine Building in Vancouver has stood in for some of the most famous buildings in comic book history, including the Baxter Building in two Fantastic Four films.
You can take a boat tour through Canada’s
1000 Islands that line the St. Lawrence River.
Over 200,000 pancakes are served during the
Calgary Stampede, one of the biggest events in the summertime.
People from Canada can order a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and have it
shipped to them for free.
The Val-Jalbert Ghost Town is an abandoned town centered around a paper
mill and powered by a large waterfall in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec.
You can visit an abandoned Victorian-era amusement park in Ontario that is rusting away amidst luxury houses.
Canada has some of the longest summer days on the planet because it rests on such a Northerly latitude.
A strictly Canadian treat, BeaverTails are made from fried dough, along with your choice of toppings, including chocolate/hazelnut, Reese’s Pieces and peanut butter.
The Bruce Peninsula Grotto in Ontario is located inside a natural sea cave where the water is almost always a perfect turquoise blue. It is considered to be one of “Mother Nature’s crown jewels.”
Canadian ice wine is made to take advantage of its freezing temperatures and is a delicious dessert.
Miniature World, housed within the famous Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, is home to over 85 stunningly detailed scenes, including a Dickensian London, the Great Canadian Railway and a futuristic scene of the year 2201.
Avonlea on Prince Edward Island inspired the Anne of Green Gables story. Now also a Netflix show.
Pools of water in Timmins, Ontario, date back two billion years old, making them the world’s oldest.
The Haughton Crater in Nunavut is said to be the closest thing to Mars on Earth.
Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia hold fossils, including the earliest known reptile, dating back more than 300 million years. The site is so spectacular that it was featured in Charles Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species.”
Mysterious wreckage of a small plane has been lodged in a tree in Mission, British Columbia, since at least 1971
Québec City is the only place north of Mexico where city walls still exist.
You weigh less in Canada than in the US because Canada has lower gravity.
Whistler in British Columbia has one of the lengthiest ski seasons on the continent.
Yukon is one of the best places in the world to watch the
Northern Lights in the world.
Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal is one of Canada’s most stunning churches, with religious services including Celine Dion’s wedding and former Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau’s funeral having taken place here.
The Shoe Museum in Toronto is the resting place of Elvis Presley’s famous “blue suede shoes.”
There is a giant perogy statue in Glendon, a village in Alberta which is considered one of the “Giants of the Prairies,” a collection of sculptures that can be found across North America.
The Sasquatch caves in Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia are home to Bigfoot himself. Yes, really.
Canada is home to the world’s largest skating rink on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
You can visit the world’s largest dinosaur statue in Drumheller, Alberta, which is four times larger than a real T-Rex.
George Street in St. John’s, Newfoundland, has more bars per square feet than any other place in North America.
There are various places in Canada where you can drive your own dog sled pack.
Vancouver has it’s very own Jimi Hendrix shrine.
In true Banksy style, artist, Adam Lamb spruced up Toronto’s fading neighborhood watch signs with various pop culture references and cartoons.
Canada has the most donut shops per capita.
Stratford, Ontario is home to the Shakespearean theater, where the likes of Maggie Smith and William Shatner have performed.