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12 Incredible Facts About Living in Canada

12 Incredible Facts About Living in Canada

Canada, eh? Sure, it's consistently rated by the UN as the world’s best country to live in, has free healthcare and incredibly affordable real estate. It's also the world’s second biggest country, rich in natural resources including oil reserves second only to Saudi Arabia. And, let's be honest, some of Hollywood's hottest celebs came out of Canada... Ryan Reynolds, Ryan Gosling, need I say more? In addition to these arguably important points though, here's some of the real bragging rights you should know about America's chapeau! 

1. 15,500 of the world's 25,000 polar bears live in Canada. 


2. The average number of accidents each year in Canada involving a moose: 247.  

3. Canada has more donut shops per capita than anywhere else in the world. 

4. It is illegal to move alcohol between provinces without a permit. (What you buy in Quebec, you drink in Quebec.)

5. 77% of the world's maple syrup is made in Canada.

6. According to the OECD, Students in Canadian schools performed better than students from any other English speaking country.

7. Lake Superior is so large that it has its own tide! 

8. Roughly 30% of Canada's total landmass is occupied by forest. Makes for great photo ops.

9. Canada is the first country to build a UFO landing pad in St. Paul, Alberta.

10. There are overpasses made for wildlife.

11. It has over 99% literacy rate and over half of Canadians have college degrees.

12. Canada offers some of the best opportunities for viewing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), and Yellowknife is arguably the best place on earth to catch this amazing light show.

Wander the Map's Holiday Travel Plans

Wander the Map's Holiday Travel Plans

Traveling With Your In Laws - A Survival Guide

Traveling With Your In Laws - A Survival Guide