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Canada is a well known country in the northern part of North America. However there are many things that you didn’t know about Canada:

Name

Canada earned its name by error. Explorer Jacques Cartier met local natives who invited him to their ‘kanata’. Not realising that kanata was the indigenous word for village, he thought it was the name of the country.

Space

Canada is the ninth most sparingly populated nation in the world, with just 8.6 people per square mile.

Life expectancy

The average life expectancy for a Canadian is 81.16 years – one of the highest in the world, despite

Macaroni

Canadians eating more macaroni cheese than any other nation.


If you would like to find out more about moving to Canada click here to read our destination guides.

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