Category: Canada

In Canada, it is illegal to pretend to practice witchcraft….

In Canada, it is illegal to pretend to practice witchcraft. However, completely legal to practice witchcraft.

Robert Pickton, known as the Pig Farmer Killer of Canada killed…

Robert Pickton, known as the Pig Farmer Killer of Canada killed 49 women. He would feed their bodies to his pigs, grind up the bodies with pork and sell it to meat processing businesses. He would also give the mixed meat to family members, friends and even some to local police.

Photo : nationalpost.com

Having travelled peacefully across Canada for 26 days, a…

Having travelled peacefully across Canada for 26 days, a hitchhiking robot “hitchBOT” which relied on people for travelling was destroyed in Philadelphia on its first trip in America.

Photo : Martijn Zilverschoon / Flickr / wikimedia

During WWII, over 34,000 German POWs were held in prison camps…

During WWII, over 34,000 German POWs were held in prison camps in Canada. The Canadians treated the POWs so well that many of them eventually immigrated back to Canada after the war.

Photo : PC/Bibliothèque et Archives Canada/Frank L. Dubervill

There are no rats in Alberta, Canada.

There are no rats in Alberta, Canada.

There is a strip club in Canada that doubles as a church on…

There is a strip club in Canada that doubles as a church on Sunday.

Photo : Becca Lemire

In 1972, Canada had a contest to complete the saying “As…

In 1972, Canada had a contest to complete the saying “As Canadian as…”. The winner was “As Canadian as possible under the circumstances.”

Photo : Pique Newsmagazine

During WWI, a Canadian soldier smuggled his bear…

During WWI, a Canadian soldier smuggled his bear ‘Winnipeg’ into Britain, and she later became an attraction at a London Zoo. A boy named Christopher Robin Milne loved ‘Winnie’ so much that he named his own teddy after her, inspiring his father to write stories about a silly old bear who loves honey.

There is an inland island in Canada that is larger in area than…

There is an inland island in Canada that is larger in area than the lake in which it is situated.

In 1818, the US began building a fort near the New York-Quebec…

In 1818, the US began building a fort near the New York-Quebec border to defend against invasions from Canada. After two years of construction, they realized the fort was actually on the Canadian side. They abandoned it and named it Fort Blunder.

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