Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Canada - Cities
Moncton. It's just outside of Moncton. I've been there myself--I put the car in neutral and coasted uphill. It was cool!
Winnipeg. The corner of Portage and Main is the famous intersection. You don't want to be standing there on a cold windy winter day.
Quebec. St Louis du Ha Ha is a small town on the Quebec, on the New Brunswick border. When native residents were asked the name of the town they said Ha Ha in reference to the lake.
British Columbia. Smithers is a mining town in the the northwest of B.C.
Ontario. Moosonee is in northern Ontario on James Bay.
Newfoundland. Named after Basque Fishermen who came to fish possibly before Columbus.
Manitoba. Thompson is a mining town in Northern Manitoba.
Nunavut. Iqaluit is the capital of Canada's latest territory. Nunavut was divided off from the NWT in 1999.
Newfoundland. Quidi Vidi is a part of St John's Newfoundland, and the site of the take off of the first Trans Atlantic flight by Lt's Alcock and Brown in 1919, 10 years before Lindberg.
Nova Scotia. Liverpool is on Nova Scotia's South Shore. It is the birth place of country singer Hank Snow.
British Columbia. Comox is home to Canada's west coast maritime patrol squadron.
Saskatchewan. Yorkton is a town in central Saskatchewan. It was the centre of the Ukrainian community who came to Canada in the early 1900's on a promise of land. They helped settle this part of Canada
Alberta. Fort McLeod was home of the North West Mounted Police in their trek west in the 1870s.
Manitoba. Flin Flon is a mining community. The main minerals are zinc, copper, silver and gold.
Quebec. Knowlton in Quebec's Eastern Townships. It was settled by United Empire Loyalists who fled the American Revolution.
Newfoundland and Labrador. Goose Bay once had the longest runway in North America. It was originally a lend-lease base.
Prince Edward Island. Summerside is on PEI's north coast and is its second largest city?
Hudson Bay. During the winter, polar bears usually come and travel through the streets of Churchill.
Quebec City. Quebec City has been the capital of Quebec for almost 400 years. It served as the capital of New France before the area became a province.
Red River. The Red River runs to Lake Winnipeg from North Dakota.