.~The Highway of Heroes - Canada is the only country in the world that repatriates all their fallen soldiers to the same location (Trenton Air Base, Ontario). Since 2002 supporters of Canadian Troops have been lining the route on the overpasses of the highway; flying a flag, saluting and showing support as the procession of vehicles passes on their way to the official coroner's office for the Troops located in Toronto. In 2007 the Macdonald-Carter Highway 401 became the Highway of Heroes~.

The stretch of highway 401 running from Trenton Ontario in remembrance of Canada's fallen soldiers. The soldiers are taken from Canada Forces Base (Trenton) to their final resting place.

And it's really happening

"Why do I support free universal healthcare paid for with our taxes? Because I don't want to live in a country where sick people have to set up a GoFundMe page just so they don't die.

Tulip Festival, Ottawa, Canada

the tulip bulbs arrive from Holland/The Netherlands each year as a gift to Canada for giving sanctuary to Dutch Royal Family during WW II. Queen Juliana was born in Canada: in a hospital room that was designated "Sovereign

Immigrants Population In Various Popular Countries On The Globe Infographic

Top countries with the highest immigrant population. This infographic shows the numbers of the immigrant population living in different countries around the world.

Canadian Currency: Paper. The 2 dollar bill is pretty much permanently out of circulation, replaced in 1996 by the 2 dollar coin, colloquially called the "Toonie". The 1 dollar bill was replaced in 1987 with the "Loonie".

Canada banknotes - Canada paper money catalog and Canadian currency history I miss the old two dollar bill

THE ROBERTSON SCREW, was patented by Peter Robertson, of Milton, Ontario, in 1908, becoming hugely popular: Industry relying on the socket head screw, as it reduced product damage & sped up production. Unfortunately, when Henry Ford asked for a licensing agreement, Robertson turned him down. The inventor headed the Robertson Screw Co. until his death in 1951.Though manufacturing is now done in China, the Milton Ontario building is still a Robertson head office.

50 great gifts Canada gave the world

Canadian memories...the Friendly Giant (Bob Homme) with his pals, Rusty and Jerome)

The Friendly Giant - children's TV show, with Rusty the Rooster & Jerome the Giraffe ~ a favorite . Reminds me of my Dad, who was like a cross between The Friendly Giant & John Wayne ❤

The Swiss Air Disaster memorial at Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia - to commemorate the victims of the Swissair Flight 111 aircraft crash into St. Margarets Bay on September 2, 1998 - 229 perished http://www.MervEdinger.com

The Swiss Air Disaster memorial at Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia - to commemorate the victims of the Swissair Flight 111 aircraft crash into St. Margarets Bay on September 1998 - 229 perished.

Dr. Bondar is a example of Canada’s continuing role in international science and exploration. Not only was she a contributor to Canada’s successful space agency, CSA, but she continues to impact science, business, and medical communities as a public speaker, consultant, and activist. Her space research concerning the adaptability of humans to chaotic environments has been beneficial to major companies, like Pfizer, and government organizations, like the FBI.

Roberta Bondar, Canada's first woman astronaut and the first neurologist in space! She spent more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine and has received countless honors including the Order of Canada and the NASA Space Medal.