Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Which one of the Great Lakes that borders Canada and the USA is the deepest?||Do You Know Canada
Lake Superior. It has a maximum depth of 405 meters.
Newfoundland. He found a large supply of cod in the Grand Banks.
3. In April '99 Nunavut became Canada's third territory.
beaver. The beaver is a proud and noble animal....
|Where was the world's largest shopping mall immediately before the shopping mall in Dubai opened in 2009?
||Do You Know Canada
Edmonton. It's in the Guinness Book of World Records 2001.
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Sir John A. Macdonald. Macdonald, elected 1867, held office until 1873, re-elected 1878, died in office 1891. Diefenbaker, elected 1957, held office until 1963. Trudeau, elected 1968, held office until 1979, re-elected 1980, held office until 1984. Mulroney, elected 1984, held office until 1993.
Yes. English and French are the offical languages.
No. Igloo living is misconception by a surprisingly amount of people.
Traditional homes of the Inuit, they are now built as temporary shelter from storms and during hunting expeditions.
Newfoundland. Until 1949 when Newfoundland became a province, Cape Breton, part of Nova Scotia, was the most eastern part of Canada.
|Is Canada's friend and neighbour to the north the 48 contiguous states of America? ||Easy Canadian Facts
No. This is a trick question. The 48 contiguous states of America, are Canada's friend and neighbour to the south.
Both countries are proud to say it is the longest undefended border in the world.
British Columbia . Vancouver Island is part of the Province of British Columbia and where the capital city Victoria is.
|What is the highest position that can be held by an elected official in Canada?||Easy Canadian Facts
Prime Minister. The 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, became Prime Minister in 2006. The monarch of England is the head of state. His/her duties are taken on by the Governor-General who represents the monarch in a country.
Newfoundland. In 1867, the Province of Canada became the Confederation of Canada with four provinces called Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario. Manitoba became a province in 1870, British Columbia in 1871, Prince Edward Island in 1873, Saskatchewan and Alberta in 1905, and Newfoundland in 1949.
The Yukon Territory was formed in 1870, The Northwest Territories in 1870 and Nunavut in 1999.
No. Believe it or not, many people in the world that think we do. However, Canada is divided into ten provinces and three territories.
|What is the name of the strait between the province of Newfoundland and the Labrador region?||How about Canada ?
Strait of Belle-Isle. Navigation through this 17 km wide strait is often hampered by heavy swells and drifting ice.
Great Slave Lake. Great Slave Lake is 614m deep, and is also the fourth largest lake in Canada.
Akpatok. Interesting fact, for anything that happens on this island, the Inuit, who are the main residents of the island, seem to explain an event by attributing it to polar bears.
|What street was once known as the longest street in the world? This street goes from the port of Toronto in Canada to the Minnesota's frontier in U.S.A.||How about Canada ?
Yonge Street. Yonge Street is 1886 km long.
Mount Logan. Located in the St. Elais Mountain Range in Yukon, Mount Logan stands at 5.950 m, close to 20,000 feet, and is the world's largest massif (that means, if you were to put Mt. Logan in a bathtub full of water it would displace more water than any other mountain).
|What is the name of the northern town of the province of Quebec, founded in 1947, which is well known for being the starting point of the "great iron adventure" that took place in Canada in the 1950s?||How about Canada ?
Schefferville. Schefferville was named in honor of the first bishop of the Labrador region.
|What is the name of the body of water situated between the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island?||How about Canada ?
Strait of Northumberland. If you go on the eastern coast of New Brunswick, you are able to see a little part of the Prince Edward Island. In fact, the Strait of Northumberland is not very wide. That's why, since 1997, the two provinces are joined by the 12.9 km long "Confederation Bridge".
|What is the name of the island on which the city of Victoria, capital of the province of British Columbia, is located?||How about Canada ?
Vancouver. Interesting fact, the city of Vancouver is not situated on the island of the same name. Vancouver Island and the city of Vancouver are separated by the Strait of Georgia.
|What is the name of the body of water on which residents of Ottawa are skating during winter?||How about Canada ?
Rideau Canal. The Rideau Canal is in fact one of the major touristic attractions of Ottawa during winter. Ottawa residents can skate on the canal for around eight weeks, during the months of January and February, where the temperature can go as low as -30 degrees Celsius!
|If you set out to drive from Victoria to Baddeck and see all these locations in one trip, about how many miles would you drive, not counting miles on ferry boats or that annoying moment when you failed to make a right turn at Albuquerque? ||A Tour of Canada
4250. Yes, the fact that I had time to sit down with a road atlas and figure the distance out probably means I have too much time on my hands. I hope you enjoyed my quiz, and will go visit Canada in the near future.
|The province of Nova Scotia includes Cape Breton Island, where you can drive along the Cabot Trail, which is correctly considered one of the most scenic drives in North America. In addition to the coastal views, you also pass by the summer home of a famous inventor. Which one?||A Tour of Canada
Alexander Graham Bell. Bell and his family spent the summer at his home in Baddeck. The home is now a museum. The drive of around 185 miles (300km) follows an especially scenic coastal region around the Northern end of the island.
|One of the unique places in Canada to check out is the Bay of Fundy, which has the largest average annual difference between high and low tide of any location in the world. What is the approximate difference between them?||A Tour of Canada
48 feet. The bay sits between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and if you compare a single spot between high and low tide, you'll be amazed at the difference.