exports are: automobile vehicles and parts, machinery and equipment,
high technology products, oil, natural gas, metals and forest
- In Canada,
if a debt is higher than 25 cents, it is illegal to pay it with
- "O Canada"
was proclaimed Canada's national anthem on July 1, 1980, 100
years after it was first sung on June 24, 1880.
- Canadian bacon is made the rib-eye of the pork loin.
- There are no skunks in Newfoundland
- The name Canada dates back to the year 1535. It was used by
two American Indians who were traveling with Jacques Cartier
to describe Stadacona -- which is now known as Quebec City.
Actually, the word they used was "Kanata", which is
the Huron-Iroquois word for "village" or "settlement",
and Cartier simply repeated the word as Canada. The name stuck.
- The world's smallest jail is believed to be in Rodney, Ontario,
Canada. It is only 24.3 square meters (about 270 square feet).