- In Canada, the tuque (a winter/all-year hat that is usually made of cotton, wool, or a beaver pelt) is the number-one-selling article of clothing — more popular than underwear, t-shirts or jeans. (And that's not including the ones that are handmade by your grandma or your crafty friends.)
- Almost 80% of Canadians just mouth the words during the French part of the national anthem.
- Canada is the leading country in the world for holding the door open for ladies.
- The average Canadian weighs 0.7 Americans (sorry American readers!)
- The average Canadian says sorry over 45,000 times a day.
- At 9,970,610 square kilometres, Canada is one of the largest countries in the world (yes, it is larger than the United States of America).
- Four out of five Canadians spend seven hours a day commenting on the weather.
- Canada has 27% more snow blowers than all other nations on earth combined.
- Hockey was invented to prove to other countries that we not only understand why water freezes, but we can also do something neat with it — 95% of Canadians play hockey (the other 5% don't have legs).
- The most popular drinking sports in Canada are: curling, darts, fantasy hockey, lawn mowing, soccer momming, and accidental tobogganing.
For more completely false (yet highly entertaining) facts about Canada, check out the book Stats Canada: Satire On A National Scale compiled by the experts behind @stats_canada.