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145. The name “Canada” likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning “village” or “settlement.” In 1535, two Aboriginal youths told French explorer Jacques Cartier about the route to kanata; they were actually referring to the village of Stadacona, the site of the present-day City of Québec. For lack of another name, Cartier used the word “Canada” to...
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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 145 The name Canada likely comes from the HuronIroquois word kanata

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144. You can send mail to Canada’s government for free!

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144 You can send mail to Canadas government for free

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143. Canada’s Rocky Mountains are widely regarded as the ‘Serengeti of the North’ because of the abundance of wildlife.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 143 Canadas Rocky Mountains are widely regarded as the Serengeti of

Ride through the ‘Serengeti of the North’

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'From Janet, with Love.' Jennifer Haydock’s mother is a pen-pal bride from the Philippines. She’s trying to make sense of her mother’s story and understand her own

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From Janet with Love Jennifer Haydocks mother is a penpal bride from

From Janet with Love

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142. Tim Hortons has more outlets in Canada than any other restaurant.

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Prime Minister Trudeau's statement on National Aboriginal Day
Prime Minister Trudeau's statement on National Aboriginal Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Aboriginal Day

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141. Terry Fox. Cancer took his leg, but it couldn’t take his spirit. Terry Fox ran through snow, pouring rain, sweltering heat and often unbearable pain during his Marathon of Hope in the spring and summer of 1980. Fox ran close to a marathon a day, every day, to raise money for cancer research. That’s about 42 kilometres each day – on an artificial leg. He ran...
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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 141 Terry Fox Cancer took his leg but it couldnt take

Canada 150 stamp commemorates Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope > Magazine

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The statement of Prime Minister Trudeau on World Refugee Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Refugee Day

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140. Ocean Falls in British Columbia has on average 330 days of rain each year.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 140 Ocean Falls in British Columbia has on average 330 days

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139. Winnipeg introduced the 999 emergency services call-in number in 1959, and changed it to 911, in 1972, the first in Canada.

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138. Only eight countries are deemed to be less corrupt than Canada.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 138 Only eight countries are deemed to be less corrupt than

Canada ranked 9th least corrupt country in the world | Toronto Star

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137. Churchill in Manitoba has established a polar bear prison for bears who break into people’s homes for food.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 137 Churchill in Manitoba has established a polar bear prison for

This northern town runs a prison for rogue polar bears

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136. 15,000 of the world’s 25,000 polar bears live in Canada.

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136 15000 of the worlds 25000 polar bears live in Canada

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135. 88 per cent of Canadians have access to the Internet.

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135 88 per cent of Canadians have access to the Internet

Canada Internet Users

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134. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mistaken Point has the oldest known evidence of early multicellular life.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 134 Newfoundland and Labradors Mistaken Point has the old

Known for ancient fossils, N.L.'s Mistaken Point now a UNESCO World Heritage site

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133. The first North American bird sanctuary was created in Last Mountain Lake in Saskatchewan.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 133 The first North American bird sanctuary was created in Last

Last Mountain – Saskatchewan Regional Parks

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Philippine Airlines orders seven more Bombardier Q400 aircraft
This brings Philippine Airlines’ total firm order to twelve of the Canadian-made Q400 aircraft.

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Philippine Airlines orders seven more Bombardier Q400 aircraft

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Planning to celebrate #Canada150 in the next few weeks?
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Canada is actively engaged in supporting international peace and stability to help people affected by conflicts and crises worldwide.

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Strong, Secure, Engaged: Canada Introduces New Defence Policy
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Strong Secure Engaged: Canada Introduces New Defence Policy

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