The most a Canadian one has sold for is $300,000, though one is expected to sell this fall for $1 million. What is it?
$300,000 is the most paid for a Canadian stamp.
The largest collection of Canadian stamps is going up for auction this fall, including an 1868 2-cent stamp considered to be Canada’s rarest. It’s expected to sell for $1 million.
The longest non-stop flight you can take in Canada travels between Toronto and the most densely-populated city in the world. What city is it?
Manila, capital city of the Philippines is the most densely-populated city in the world. Philippine Airlines flies non-stop from Manila to Toronto, traveling more than 13,000km in just over 15 hours of scheduled flight time.
It is the seventh-longest scheduled non-stop flight in the world – the longest being Newark to Singapore (over 15,000 km).
Which of the following countries has the highest salary for their Prime Minister or President: Mexico, Britain, Canada, Australia, or the United States?
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard earns $523,000 (all figures in CAD), followed by U.S. President Barack Obama ($405,000), Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper ($315,000), British Prime Minister David Cameron ($218,000) and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto ($206,000)
It was illegal to sell this in Canada until 1948. Quebec still had a regulation on the colour it could be until 2008. What is it?
Margarine was banned in Canada until 1948, except from 1917-1923 when it was allowed due to dairy shortages from World War I.
Quebec was the last place in North America that didn’t allow margarine to be yellow like butter, finally changing their regulations in 2008.
What is the only province without a team in the Canadian Hockey League?
The St. John’s Fog Devils played 3 seasons in the QMJHL before moving to Montreal in 2008, leaving Newfoundland as the only province without a major junior hockey team.
Ontario has the most (17) followed by Quebec (12) and BC (6).
On what lake will you find the largest home in the country: Ontario, Simcoe, Timiskaming, Muskoka, or Huron?
A 65,000 square foot home in Haileybury on Lake Timiskaming (140km north of North Bay) is said to be the largest in the country. It went on the market on 2010 for $25 million, unfinished, since owner Peter Grant ran out of money in 2008.
Which Canadian province has the most national parks?
A: British Columbia (7)
There are 44 National Parks across the country in every province and territory. B.C. has the most with 7, while P.E.I. has the fewest with 1.
Ontario has 5, the closest being St Lawrence Islands National Park (the first National Park east of the Rockies when it was established in 1904).
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