In 1855, who were beat for invading a brothel and thrashing firemen in Toronto?
What did Edward Arthur Wilson establish on Vancouver Island in the 1920s?
The first unofficial Planned Parenthood
A spiritual community where he was a mystic
A church where New Catholics could seek refuge from Roman Catholics
A new line of clothing that would show women off in a way disapproved by most
When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?
The second Monday in October
Fourth Thursday in November
On July 7, 1969, what happened in the government as far as language is concerned?
French was given equality to English
Over 1000 slang words were added to the dictionary
The Iroquois were given their own copy of the constitution in their language
All documents were translated into Spanish
What does A Mari Usque Ad Mare mean?
From sea to sea
Coast to coast
What reaction did Canada have to the US invasion during the War of 1812?
Halted all trading of maple syrup for 100 years
Captured hundreds of PoWs
Threatened to build a wall
Burn down the White House
What was Canada called before it became "Canada" in 1867?
New Found Land
British North America
Who do scientists believe came to Canada as original natives over 10,000 years ago?
Native Americans from the South
Joe Shuster fought for the rights to what famous figure?
The Royal Mounted Police Uniformed Model
Why was Jennie Trout ridiculed?
She fought with the men in World War II
She was the first teacher in Canada who taught after getting married
She was the first women licensed to practice medicine in Canada
She was the first known lesbian in Canada
A group of immigrants from what country flooded Canada in the 1850s and left many children in need of adoption after a sickness took their parents on the voyage?
This Canadian was born to an Amazon woman, he is known as the strongest man in history.
What did the Winnipeg Falcons do before winning the first gold medal in Olympic hockey?
Enjoyed casual golf before it was a popular sport
Played basketball against other high schools
Owned a bakery
Fought in the First World War
What did Joseph Tyrrell find in Alberta's Badlands that ended up being one of the largest deposits in the world?
Which tree is seen as the Tree of Great Peace, a sign of unity of the nations of the Haudenosaunee confederacy?
White Pine Tree
Legend has it that for each mile of the CP Railroad built, one Chinese man died...why?
It was so hot in the caves, they had heat strokes
They were beaten by the French Canadians for not trying
They were Irish, not Chinese
The nitroglycerine used was that dangerous
What did Laura Secord do that puts her in history books?
Rescued 50 men as a nurse during the Battle of 1812
Takes a journey to warn Canadian Mohawks of an American attack
Hid a village of Mohawk women and children from the Americans
Stood up for women's rights by starting many petitions
Which of the following statements is most often associated with Canada's Constitution?
We the people, for the people, by the people
Peace, order and good government
Liberty and Justice for all
A mare usque ad mari
How did Thomas D'Arcy McGee die?
He fell down a flight of stairs
He was assassinated
He had a heart attack
During the Battle of Queenston Heights, how many Grand River Warriors held the Americans back while waiting for reinforcements?
A Canadian animal in London was the source of inspiration for which author?
Winnie the Pooh
Which book was written by a Canadian and set in Canada?
On the Road
Anne of Green Gables
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
To Kill A Mockingbird
Which life-saving medical treatment was created by Canadians?
Open heart surgery
Blood pressure tablets
Bone marrow transplants
Canadian James Naismith invented which sport?
Which two groups formed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police?
Dominion Police and the Royal Police
The Mounted Police simply progressed
Royal Police and the Mounted Police
Mounted Police and the Dominion Police
Who settled in Canada in AD 1000?
The word Canada comes from the word Kanata which means...?
What important thing happened in Canada February 15, 1965?
The rules of ice hockey were officially announced
John Diefenberger left office
Canada adopted its country's red maple leaf flag
Lester B. Pearson entered the office
What convinced British Columbia to join the Confederation?
World War II
The Quiet Revolution
The promise that equal rights in Canada would trump the US
The promise of the transcontinental railroad
What did Terry Fox do that inspired the world one year before his death?
Rescued a busload of kids he drove by on the way to work
Ran over halfway across Canada as an amputee
Fought in every war Canada was involved in during his lifetime
Stood up for civil rights, despite being white
Who helped start the civil rights movement in Canada after discrimination in a movie theater?
Mary Ann Shad
What abusive fate did Chanie Wenjack face that led to his death?
The Canadian Residential School System
Life in federal prison
Being held captive by terrorists for months
Life as a refugee
Who were the "boat people"?
Just people who own boats in Montreal
Monsters who haunted the lakes in Canadian folklore
Fishermen in the 1970s
Who was the original prime minister of Canada?
Sir John A. Macdonald
Which year were women in Canada given the right to vote?
Who was hanged by the Canadian government for wanting to preserve Métis rights?
Which war convinced Canada to unite their leaders and form a northern federation?
World War II
The Civil War
Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon, but who was the first Canadian in space?
Canada's constitution was patriated from Great Britain in what year?
Back in 1917, a large explosion nearly destroyed a harbour in which city?
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