Saturday, June 9, 2012

"Just for fun" Canada facts

Here are some "just for fun" Canada facts that I've read recently:


In the 1940's, the Canadian government advised mothers to begin toilet-training babies at one month old.

Of Canada's 36 "Father's of Confederation", two of them were named John Hamilton Gray.

The snowmobile was invented in Canada.

One in ten Canadians say they'd support a law that encouraged people in major cities to wear name tags. {Don't laugh, perhaps they have Alzheimer}

During WWII, German U-boats sank 23 vessels in Canada's St. Lawrence River.

The United States has invaded Canada twice--once during the American Revolution and once during the War of 1812.

One of Canada's founding fathers was an American: William P. Howland of Pawling, New York.

In Canada, milk is sold in plastic bags as well as jugs.

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