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Canada Facts

The Canadian Rockies
  • Canada has the world's most secure banking system.
  • Canadians invented the pacemaker and were the first to successfully isolate insulin.
  • Basketball was also invented by a Canadian - Dr. James Naismith.
  • Insulin was discovered by a Canadian, Doctor Frederick Banting.
  • Canada is the second largest country in the world by total area, behind Russia.
  • Canada has the longest coastline in the world.
  • Canada's current population is approximately 34,000,000.
  • Canada's largest city is Toronto (approximately 5,000,000 in the Greater Toronto Area), followed by Montreal and Vancouver.
  • Canada's capital city is Ottawa.
  • Hockey and lacrosse are Canada's national sports.
  • Canada has two official languages: English and French.
  • The baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883.
  • When Canadians punch someone, they turn into coins.
  • Canada has the ninth largest economy in the world.
  • Canadians like pancakes.
  • Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories.
  • The Prime Minister is the Head of Government, and Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces, though while she is away (which is pretty much all of the time) her duties are carried out by the Governor-General of Canada.
  • Canada is the third largest game manufacturer in the world behind the United States and Japan.

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