1. By George's Top-10 Canadian Icons
So, the question was to think about 10 Canadian icons "that have been branded as our global symbols and that define our Canadian identity." By George took up this challenge.
2. Facts about Canada Day
Did you know that after the original declaration in 1867, there is no record of organized July 1st ceremonies until 1917 - the 50th anniversary of Confederation?
3. CANADIAN, eh!
Here is a list of inventions and happenings that Canucks can be proud to boast about.
4. Ten Fascinating Facts about Beavers
You might know that the modern beaver is the second-largest rodent in the world. Did you know that it is not factual that male beavers bite off their own testicles if provoked?
5. Our country's name?
Have you wondered where the name 'Canada' comes from? Can you believe that other names considered for our nation were Efisga and Hochelaga?
6. Canadian Mottos
Here are the top ten finalists' mottos in the National Post contest to define 'Canada' in six words or less. Go ahead, in just six words, can you define Canada?!
7. How does the rest of the world view Canada, eh?
Interested to know what the world thinks of Canadians? Here's the country's portrait as painted by the O.E.C.D. You may be surprised how others view us.
8. 10 Favourite Quotes on Canada
Here are our favourite quotes on Canada and Canucks (like the quip of Tommy Douglas about Canada as an old cow...) Cheers!
9. A Mitt-full of Canadian Quotes
It all began with Voltaire's observation "Canada is a few acres of snow"?! Here's a long list of interesting quotes about our snow-capped country.
10. Quotes on Hockey - from The Great One
What is more Canadian than the sport of hockey? And, who personifies hockey more than The Great One. Here are 10 of Wayne Gretzky's most memorable quotes.