Twenty-three interesting facts about Canada

Canadian

1. Canada declared that Santa Claus is one of the Canadian citizens. He even has an address in Canada that you can send him a Christmas card.

2. Tap water is better than bottled water in Canada, tap water is fresher and has higher quality. 

Canada low population density

3. Covering an area of 9,984,670 square kilometers, Canada is the world ‘ s second largest country, but most land is ice covered. There is only 3 people per square kilometer!

4. The land border between Canada and the United States called International Boundary is 8,891km long, it is the longest border in the world.

canada lakes

5. Canada is one of the countries which have the largest number of lakes in the world. There are more than 30000 lakes there.

canada ice hockey

6. When it comes to Canada’s sport, we have to mention ice hockey, it is the most popular sport as if the whole Canada is entranced.

canada social policies

7. In Canada, there are some free social policies. For example free healthcare, the terminally ill and the chronically ill patients using medical marijuana were legal since 2001. Since 2005, gay marriage was legal and dog food is tax-deductible.

real Winnie

8. Winnie-the-Pooh is actually based on a real Canadian mother black bear whose name is Winnie. Winnie was donated to London in 1915, found by a boy and became his favorite animal, and then boy’s father A.A. Milne created the tales of Winnie-the-Pooh.

 America had invaded Canada

9. In history, America had invaded Canada twice, respectively in 1775 and 1812.

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