Back cover -- History
From wild weather to odd prime ministers, Canada's amazing history is full of the comic, the tragic and the just plain weird. You'll enjoy this fun collection of fascinating facts about our illustrious and often peculiar past.
∑ Who really discovered Canada
∑ A 17-year-old Torontonian who created the most famous superhero of all time
∑ A herd of Middle Eastern wild camels that roamed the western Canadian wilderness for 40 years
∑ A horse that was dyed brown for a Royal visit
∑ Palm trees on the Plains of Abraham
∑ Famous Canadians who never really existed
∑ How Canada got it's name
∑ The day the Niagara Falls stopped working
∑ The story of the Underground Railway
∑ Fifty-two families in Elgin, MB, who had roast goose for dinner after lightning struck a passing flock
∑ The historic link between booze and birth control.
And so much more...