|North American continent. Canada outlined in|
dark ink & shaded.
|A close-up of Canada & its neighbor.|
United States of America
Pacific Ocean, Beaufort Sea, Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, Labrador Sea, Atlantic Ocean
3,854,085 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton
Famous Geographical Point:
Great Bear Lake
Doug Henning, magician
This was truly an embarrassment of riches - so many people to choose from - but I went with Doug Henning because I loved him when I was a kid (he had a guest spot on The Muppet Show). He's one of the few celebrity deaths to truly sadden me.
Book Set In/About:
White Fang by Jack London
It's a classic tale of one dog's (or, more accurately, one dog/wolf hybrid's) quest for survival in the harsh, unforgiving landscape of northwest Canada.
Movie Set In/About:
"One Week" (2008), directed by Michael McGowan
After being diagnosed with late-stage, low-survivability cancer, a young man gets on a motorcycle and sets out across Canada, from Toronto to British Columbia, to search for answers to life's questions.
Headline of the Day:
"Canada's Marijuana Legalization Plan Flouts 3 UN Drug Conventions" on CBC News.