7 surprising facts about Canada

Published: May 26, 2016 · Updated: August 16, 2017

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You probably already know that Canada’s national sport is lacrosse, not hockey. And that we’re home to the most northerly permanent settlement (Alert, Nunavut). But how about the fact that we built the world’s first UFO landing pad? Or that Iceland wanted to adopt the loonie? Here are seven things that many Canadians don’t even know about their home and native land.