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Now You Know Canada

150 Years of Fascinating Facts

by (author) Doug Lennox

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Jun 2017
Category
Trivia, Post-Confederation (1867-), Trivia
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781459739420
    Publish Date
    Jun 2017
    List Price
    $16.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459739444
    Publish Date
    Jun 2017
    List Price
    $9.99

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A National Bestseller!
A new collection of the best Canadian trivia in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday.

Just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday comes this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between. In these pages, you’ll learn the answers to questions like:

  • Where did the word Canuck come from?
  • How did an aristocratic French girl become a Canadian Robinson Crusoe?
  • What famous explorer played hockey in the Arctic?
  • Who was the first black woman elected to Canada’s Parliament?
  • What unlikely team beat Canada for the gold medal for hockey in the 1936 Winter Olympics?
  • How did the Halifax Explosion occur?

About the author

Doug Lennox was an internationally acclaimed broadcaster, a veteran character actor, a commercial voice artist, and a bestselling author. He appeared in more than 60 films and television features, including X-Men, Police Academy, Lonesome Dove, and Against the Ropes, and shared screen time with Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Burt Reynolds, Holly Hunter, Eric McCormack, Gary Oldman, and a myriad of others. He passed away November 28, 2015.

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