It took Quebec until 2006 to pay off its debt from hosting the 1976 Summer Olympics.
An invasion of Canada that would have likely handed control of the Niagara peninsula to the USA was thwarted when one woman overheard the plans, walked 20 miles through wilderness, and warned a British Lieutenant. The invading Americans were ambushed and promptly surrendered.
There’s a paper by the University of Toronto that outlines the usage and historic context of “eh”.
A Nova Scotia man broke into a ranch home, then fed the cats, did laundry, put out hay for the horses, took a shower, used the residents’ toothbrush and shaver, and wrote in their diary.
In 1936, 30 Toronto men were arrested for removing the tops from their bathing suits and showing their nipples.
In 1947 Canadian kids started a “strike”, refusing to pay 8 cents for a candy bar whose price had gone up from 5 cents overnight. The movement spread throughout the country, but fizzled when people suspected it of being orchestrated by Communists. The candy remained at 8 cents.
In Ontario, Canada there is a law stating saying “sorry” is not an admissions of guilt.
Only about 12 rats per year enter Alberta, Canada and are quickly killed by provincial rat control specialists before they can breed. Alberta is the largest rat free populated area in the world.
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is more popular in Canada than anywhere else in the world. Often referred to simply as Kraft Dinner or even KD in Canada, it has achieved so much success that it has been called the National Dish of Canada and is the most popular item sold in Canadian grocery stores.
Ontario, a province in Canada has a apology act– “apologies do not constitute an admission of fault.”