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12 Interesting Facts About Canada

by Chris Hamilton on 10/01/08 at 2:27 am

Describing certain facts on Canada and the quality of life here.

Living here in Canada all of my life I have learned many things about my country I would like to share with those of you who don’t know much about Canada. Although its not totally informative and does give you a base idea on life here in our great country.

  1. Life Expectancy

    The life expectancy here in Canada according to recent studies show men live to be to the average of 77 years where as the women have a longer life expectancy and live to be around 84 years.

  2. Biggest Province

    Our biggest province here is Quebec which covers an area over 1,365,128 square kilometres.

  3. Highest Populated Area

    Our province with the biggest population is Ontario with an outstanding 12.5 million people. Quebec is the second highest populated area with 7.6 million people.

  4. Canadian Sports Inventor

    Did you know that basketball was invented by a Canadian named Dr. James Naismith. Dr. Naismith was originally from a small town in Ontario called “Almonte” in which I grew up. He invented the game while working in Boston with college students.

  5. Canada’s Size

    Canada is the second largest country in the world next to Russia. The area size of Canada is a whopping 9,984,670 square kilometres.

  6. Immigrants In Canada

    A little over 16% of Canada’s population are immigrants which equals to roughly 5.5 million people. The total population of people in Canada is nearly 32 million people if not more.

  7. Boundary Line/Boarder

    The boundary line or boarder that separates Canada and the United States is 8890 kilometres long.

  8. Trans-Canada Highway

    The Trans-Canada Highway is over 7604 kilometres in length and is the longest national highway in the entire world.

  9. Deepest Lake In Canada

    The deepest lake we have here in our country is Great Slave Lake. This lake is located in the Northwest Territories and is a little over 614 metres deep.

  10. Largest City

    The largest city here in Canada is Toronto. This city is home to over 5 million people and Toronto residents hold more university educations than any other country in the world.

  11. Best City To Live In

    According to studies and research, Vancouver in British Columbia is tied with Zurich Switzerland for having the highest quality of life of any other city in the world.

  12. Quality Of Life

    According to the United Nations Human Development Index, Canada has got the highest quality of life in the world making it an ideal place to live and raise a family.

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Feb 11th, 2008

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Apr 24th, 2008

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Jun 4th, 2008

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Aug 20th, 2008

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Aug 25th, 2008

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Sep 10th, 2008

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Sep 29th, 2008

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Oct 1st, 2008



Oct 8th, 2008

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Oct 17th, 2008

please post behavioral traits toward other nation specially migrants coz im preparing to visit canada.


Oct 30th, 2008

Good Information Mate!!!


Nov 4th, 2008

Thx for the info im doing a brochure for social studies (about Canada)


Nov 4th, 2008

But you might want to add the fact Canada and the Untied States share a border


Nov 7th, 2008

Thanks so much for this information. I used some for my project.

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Nov 14th, 2008

thx for the imformation


Dec 30th, 2008

OOh… Quite good for my homework! Thx very much.


Dec 30th, 2008

But why all the internet surfing is telling me that ‘the two biggest provinces’ are Ontario and Quebec?


Jan 19th, 2009

Thank you so much I am using this for an abc booklet about canada my teachers collecting it whether its done or not

kevin johnson

Jan 28th, 2009

i loved your facts


Jan 30th, 2009

It was one of the best things on the web


Feb 1st, 2009

Thank U so much!
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Feb 11th, 2009

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Feb 11th, 2009

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Feb 11th, 2009

Thanks very much for this very informative article! sure helped me on my project!

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Feb 17th, 2009

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Feb 24th, 2009

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twiggy :p

Mar 7th, 2009

thanks for the info, i needed some facts for my assignment, try to get some more interesting information next time


Mar 10th, 2009

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Apr 2nd, 2009

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Apr 13th, 2009



Apr 15th, 2009

ty for info help lots o home work :)


Apr 18th, 2009

thx for information I needed it for my school project!!! It helped me very much!!!:):)


Apr 20th, 2009

That was very informational for when I move to Vancouver in a couple years!

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May 4th, 2009

i had to use this site for a school project , it helped ALOT ! : )


Jun 1st, 2009

thanks it was great and it will help me alot with my school project


Jun 3rd, 2009

this really was interesting i like #’s 9,7,4!
i have a school project on a place every week so i just need 7 more :) !!


Jun 10th, 2009

nice piece.can u provide figures about cost of living in toronto.


Sep 20th, 2009

thanks for the info it helped alot


Nov 5th, 2009

I love canada and it is so awsome there and this website has so much info.

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Nov 5th, 2009



Nov 7th, 2009

thanks awesome facts


Jan 5th, 2010

omg thanks so much my teacher had asked us to find 10 facts about canada and this has really helped


Jan 6th, 2010

Thanks man, stupid S.S. teacher is getting on our asses about it.


Jan 13th, 2010

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Jan 15th, 2010

thank u


Jan 15th, 2010

thnxs sooo much i needed this info so much
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Jan 18th, 2010

this website absulty sucks it did not help me at all


Jan 24th, 2010

not amazing but helpful

herbie the herb

Feb 3rd, 2010

sweet i needed t his info for speech thanks


Feb 6th, 2010

ur a life saver i almost had to do my project without u

justin bieber

Feb 22nd, 2010

i used these facts for my S.S assignment


Feb 25th, 2010

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Feb 25th, 2010

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Feb 25th, 2010

jou muder


Feb 25th, 2010

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Feb 25th, 2010

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Feb 25th, 2010

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Mar 12th, 2010

it helped a little but i nedded a little more because i am making an abc book about canada so i think you need al little more


Mar 12th, 2010

it was good but it didnt amaze me. u need more


Mar 14th, 2010

THANK YOU SOO MUCH!!! I only needed a few facts but now, extra credit!!!


Mar 16th, 2010

Vancouver is the best city in the world? Lmao. I lived there for 8 years of hell and I tell you, that’s simply not true.

I am not 12 years old and what is this.

Mar 18th, 2010

Gj overall, but I think that the majority of people visiting this site are 12 years old… It did help me understand Canada better though!


Mar 22nd, 2010

The facts listed here aren’t even sourced, it’s plagiarism. People actually use this information for homework? What has the world come to…

daniel joyce

Mar 25th, 2010

wow i never knew these people would say if you live in canda the men would only live for about 77 years and they say you live in vancouver you live longer

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Mar 26th, 2010

i amm sooooooooooo gay

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Mar 26th, 2010

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Apr 16th, 2010

YOUR MOMMA is my hero


Apr 21st, 2010

I am beginning to like Canada….Is it really tr ue that it is the bestplace to live and raise a family? I’ve heard that most of the
time.Can you add more info about Canada ? the substantial one.

burley karfo

Apr 29th, 2010

The border between Canada and the U.S. is spelled BORDER, not BOARDER. Look it up.

Elly Summers

May 1st, 2010

Thanks for the infomation. I am using it for my Society and Enviroment assignment!


May 7th, 2010

cool info


May 24th, 2010

I got to do extra home work. boring

what up

May 24th, 2010

Thanks for the info it helped me with my final grade. your awesome


Sep 12th, 2010

thanks alot for the facts helped out alot :)


Sep 13th, 2010

thanks alot for the great facts it helped so much!!!!

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Sep 29th, 2010

i hacked this page and all the info is wrong


Sep 29th, 2010

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Nov 5th, 2010

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Nov 5th, 2010

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Nov 29th, 2010

not interesting


Nov 30th, 2010

Thanks alot for the information, but too bad you didn’t have 15 of them.I needed to do 15 for my assignment.OH WELL, THANKS ALOT,THOUGH.

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Nov 30th, 2010

thank u not for the info becz it is not what i needed and i get a fffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff becz of this bad info


Nov 30th, 2010

whta is this info for to fmao


Dec 6th, 2010

thanks so much i needed alot of info and that really helped!


Dec 8th, 2010

I hate this web site

MacKenzie Byers

Jan 21st, 2011

you continue to spell meters incorrectly, you spelled it metres.

person UNKNOWN

Jan 25th, 2011

Lawl comments:D anyways your facts <O_O were nice :] keep it up!

Motherfuckin Asshole

Feb 21st, 2011

Canadian eh holes!!!


Aug 16th, 2012

Great share thanks

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