In February 15, 1965 — almost 100 years after it became a country in 1867 , Canada got their own flag. Canada’s name comes from...
 In February 15, 1965 — almost 100 years after it became a country in 1867 , Canada got their own flag.
 Canada’s name comes from a misunderstanding between Jacques Cartier and some Iroquois native youth who were pointing out a village (for which they used the word “Kanata”). They were actually trying to outline the small area which is present day Quebec City, but Jacques Cartier used the similar-sounding word “Canada” to refer to the whole area.
 20% of all the world’s fresh water is located. Canada has more lakes than all other countries combined!
 About 75% of all the world’s maple syrup is made in the Canadian province of Quebec.
 42% of Canadians have post secondary education.
 At least 35% of the music played on Canadian radio stations must be from a Canadian artist.
 Canadians invented the telephone, basketball, Insulin for treatment of diabetes, the walkie-talkie, Blackberry smartphone, and the Trivial Pursuit board game – just to name a few.
 Canada has the longest coastline of any other country.
 Canada is so huge that is has spans across 6 different time zones.
 Canada granted Nelson Mandela and The Dalai Lama honorary citizenship for their humanitarian efforts.