Issue 6 • June 2017

Sesquicentennial anyone?
On July 1st, 2017 Canada celebrates its sesquicentennial, or in easier terms, her 150th Canada Day!
If you're Canadian, pull out your flag and all your red, white and maple leaf clothes and gear; put on your party shoes and get out there and celebrate!  We live in an amazing country, one worth celebrating every day, but especially on her 150th birthday!  It's not every year a lady hits 150 (and doesn't look a day over 129)!
If you're not Canadian, come and visit us!  We're big and beautiful and an amazing country to spend some time in, with loads of interesting, cool things to see and do.

A Bunch of Random Facts about Canada:
  • “Canada” comes from the Iroquoian word of “Kanata”, meaning “village”. The village has gotten a bit bigger over the years.
  • Canada is the world's 2nd largest land mass at 9.985 million sq. km. With a population of 35.85 million, that gives us a density of under 3 people per sq. km. That leaves us with lots of wide open spaces and room to breathe.  The whole country of Canada has fewer people than Tokyo’s metropolitan area (37.8 million) or the state of California (39.14 million)!
  • Canada’s official phone number is 1-800-0-CANADA (not 1-800-SORRY-EH, as most people might think!)
Read the fascinating full list in Lois' blog.
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