-Three of Canada’s islands make the top ten for size in the world – Baffin, Ellesmere and Victoria.
-Nunavut takes up one fifth of Canada’s total land area.
-The Royal Montreal Golf Club, founded in 1873, is the oldest golf club in North America.
-The first chuck wagon race held at the Calgary Stampede occurred in 1923. Purses and prizes totalled $275.
– Newfoundland didn’t become a province until 1949.
-It wasn’t until 1610 that Henry Hudson sailed through Hudson Strait into Hudson Bay.