25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

With wholesome people, great culture, beautiful landscapes, and plenty of natural resources, Canada is unarguably one of the best places on Earth to live in. But did you know? In Canada, you could get arrested for smelling bad in public, or 40% of its total landmass is covered in the forest.

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

Just like these, there are 25 Awesome and weird facts about Canada that you should know before traveling or moving to Canada.

Fun Facts about Canada

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

1. With over 9.985 million km², Canada is the second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest by land area.

2. Despite being a sovereign country, Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of Canada and Head of State.

3. With a population of 6.97 million people, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. But surprisingly, Toronto is not the capital of Canada.

4. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, It is home to around 1.15 million people. Despite being the capital, Ottawa is not the largest Canadian city and is, in fact, the fifth largest city in Canada.

5. Canada Has 2 Official Languages, English and French.

Awesome Facts about Canada

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

6. Tree-mendously, 40% of Canada’s total landmass is covered in forest. 

7. Canadians may be many things, but certainly not stupid. In fact, Canada is one of the most educated countries in the world it’s the only country on earth in which more than 50% of the population is University educated.

8. Canada has 20% of the world’s freshwaters.

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9. With over 2 million lakes, Canada has more lakes than all the lakes in every other country combined. Which frankly seems a bit like lake overkill to me.

10. Cannabis is legal in Canada. This is a not-so-surprising fact about Canada. With many Canadians being tree-hugging, pot-smoking hosers, Its No wonder Canada ranks 14th on World Happiness Index 2022.

Weird Facts about Canada

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

11. It is illegal to kill a Bigfoot in the Canadian province, British Columbia. Yep, Canadians are hellbent on protecting the Bigfoot.

12. Smelling bad is a crime in Canada. And Anyone offending a public place with an offending smell could face 2 years in jail.

13. Canadians are known for their humble and polite nature. And are often known for apologizing too much.

In fact, Canada has an apology Act that allows apologies in court to be given to show compassion and empathy but not necessarily an admission of guilt. Gold bless the Canadians! What a good people they are.

14. In Canada, At least 35 percent of music broadcast on Canadian radio has to be Canadian in origin or face the wrath of the law. This is done to support the work of Canadian artists. They have talented artists like Drake, Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, and Shawn Mendis, So I think Canadians will be fine.

15. The criminal acts of villains are that make the comic books more interesting. But, In Canada, it’s currently illegal for comic books in Canada to depict criminal acts.

Surprising Facts about Canada

16. Canada’s Money is Vision Impaired Friendly. Yep, Canadian Bank Notes have brail on them for the blind people.

17. Canada also has a coin that features a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur.

18. The Popular American sport, Basketball, was invented by Canadian, Dr. James Naismith.

19. Our beloved Chandler Bing, Mathew Perry, admitted that in 5th grade, he and his best friend beat up one of his classmates.

But, Guess What. It turned out that the kid they beat up was Justin Trudeau, the current prime minister of Canada.

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20. In Dawson City, Yukon, you can drink a toe, there is a cocktail where people drink whiskey with a human toe inside. It is called the Sour Toe Cocktail. People donate toes that have fallen off due to frostbite or other means. There is a $2500 fine if you swallow the toe. When people accidentally swallow the toe good samaritans donate the newly severed toe to drink.

Cool Facts about Canada

25 Weird and Awesome Facts About Canada That You Will Love Knowing

21. Most polar bears are Canadian. With a population of over 25,000, around 60% of the world’s polar live in Canada.

22. License plates in Nunavut and the northern territories used to be shaped like polar bears. However, this is no longer the case.

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23. Moreover, In the far north town of Churchill, Manitoba, nobody locks the doors to their house or cars in case of a polar bear attack. Churchill is located in the center of the Polar Bear Alley, and polar bears walk freely through the town towards the Hudson Bay. They have learned to live with the mighty polar bear.

24. Canada’s best-selling musician is Celine Dion, who is most famous for singing the theme tune to Titanic. The talented artist can also sing in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Mandarin.

25. Although Canadians are known to be polite and slow to anger, one notable exception is the popular comic book character, Wolverine. The badass marvel character is from Alberta, Canada.

Meanwhile, Deadpool was also born in Canada but grew up to become the least Canadian person ever.

That’s it for this post guys, I hope you had fun while reading 25 Mind-Blowing Canada facts for kids.

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