Oh Canada! Some Facts About Our “Friendly Northern Neighbors,” Eh!

This is a lame attempt to “cram” a trivia topic that is a strong one for one of my trivia players who will be absent in our next trivia tournament. Without further ado, here goes! Some facts about Canada!


Ren and Stimpy as “Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen”


Canada’s Regions/Postal Abbreviations/Capitals


  • Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)/St. John’s
  • Prince Edward Island (PE)/Charlottetown
  • Nova Scotia (NS)/Halifax
  • New Brunswick (NB/Fredericton

Central Canada

  • Quebec (QC)/Québec City
  • Ontario (ON)/Toronto

Prairie Provinces

  • Manitoba (MB)/Winnipeg
  • Saskatchewan (SK)/Regina
  • Alberta (AB)/Edmonton

West Coast

  • British Columbia (BC)/Victoria


  • Nunavut (NV)/Iqaluit
  • Northwest Territories (NT)/Yellowknife
  • Yukon Territory (YT)/Whitehorse

Most Populous Cities (2016)

  1. Toronto (ON), 5.9 M
  2. Montreal (QC), 4.0 M
  3. Vancouver (BC), 2.4 M
  4. Calgary (AB), 1.39 M
  5. Ottawa (ON), 1.323 M
  6. Edmonton (AB), 1.321 M
  7. Québec City (QC) 800,296
  8. Winnipeg (AB), 778,489
  9. Hamilton (ON), 747,545
  10. Kitchener (ON), 523,894

U.S. States Bordering Canada


Take a gander at this handy map to see which provinces/U.S. states get all touchy-feely with each other!
  1. Alaska
  2. Idaho
  3. Maine
  4. Michigan
  5. Minnesota
  6. Montana
  7. New Hampshire
  8. New York
  9. North Dakota
  10. Ohio
  11. Pennsylvania
  12. Vermont
  13. Washington

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