The border between Canada and the United States is officially known as the International Boundary. It is 5,525 miles long, including the 1,538 miles between Canada and Alaska. It’s the world’s longest unprotected border.
Alert, in Nunavut Territory, is the northernmost permanent settlement in the world.
October 25, 2016
October 24, 2016
The coldest temperature ever recorded in Canada was -63C (-81.4F) on February 3, 1957 in Snag, Yukon.
The highest mountain in Canada is Mount Logan, Yukon Territory, 5959 meters (19,551 feet).
October 23, 2016
October 22, 2016
Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 243,977 kilometers – 151,600 miles.
Ottawa is the fifth coldest capital in the world but it’s not so long ago that it was the second-coldest capital. We can thank the break-up of the Soviet Union and the emergence of “new” capitals for pushing Ottawa down the list.
October 21, 2016
October 20, 2016
According to the David Suzuki Foundation, “roughly 40% of the waste in our landfills is compostable, organic matter” that can be diverted.
It only takes 2 feet of water to make a large vehicle buoyant enough to lose traction and float away.
October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
A group of owls is called a parliament.
Israel is renowned for its water conservation initiatives, being one of the world's only countries that has such effective water supply and conservation infrastructure that it can fully function without rain.
October 17, 2016
October 16, 2016
Canada is the first country to build a UFO landing pad in St. Paul, Alberta.
Pumpkins are 90 percent water, and at one time were believed to have removed freckles and cured snake bites.