Facts about Canada that you might be shocked to know

Interesting facts about Canada

The Atlantic Ocean sometimes freezes near the Newfoundland, Canada so people play hockey on it.

The longest street in the world is the Yonge Street, Ontario, Canada with 1,896 km (1,178 mi).

The longest international border in the world is the U.S. – Canada border and it lacks military defense.

Canada declared war on Japan before the U.S. did, after the attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII.

Police Departments in Canada give out “positive tickets” when they see people doing something positive.

The third country in space, after The U.S. and the USSR, was Canada, which was considered to have the most advanced space program in 1962.

Canada has the world’s longest coastline at 202 080 km.

Canada has been invaded twice by the USA, first in 1775 and then 1812.

The Hotel de Glace, Quebec is built every year using 400 tons of ice and 12 000 tons of snow. Every summer it melts away and every winter it is rebuilt.

Ontario is believed to be home to the world’s smallest jail measuring only 24.3 sq m.