Strange and unknown facts about Canada


Some unknown facts about Canada. Facts that every Canadian should know about its country as it turns 150 years young July 1, 2017. That is truly a milestone.


What does 150 years mean? It is a milestone because it is called a sesquicentennial .

It is the biggest anniversary since our centennial in 1967.

Canada has a wealth of unusual place names. In Newfoundland alone you can count them to your Heart’s content. Some that caught my eye include:

Sober Island, Nova Scotia, which has its’ own brewing company/

Blow Me Down Provincial Park, N.L.

Bacon Ridge, Manitoba

Come by Chance NewFoundland.

Dildo, Newfoundland

Crotch Lake, Ontario

Uren , Saskatchewan

Eyebrow, Saskatchewan

Elbow, Saskatchewan

The longest place name in Canada is:

Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik, Lake Manitoba. It is a very tiny lake in Manitoba.


There are many more next issue.


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