Did you know ? Link between Canada and Winnie the pooh

It’s thanks to a little bear from Canada called Winnipeg that A.A. Milne invented Winnie-the-Pooh for his son Christopher. A bear cub named Winnipeg was exported from Canada to the London Zoo in 1915. A little boy named Christopher Robin Milne loved to visit Winnipeg (or Winnie for short) and his love for the bear […]

Did You Know ? Origin of name Canada

Do you know where did the name “Canada” came from ? First recorded appearance of the word “Canada” on maps is in 1566 but it was first used in 1535 by early explorer Jacques Cartier in his records. A very interesting story, Canada basically got its name by mistake. When Jaques Cartier, a French explorer, […]

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In the 1920s, some believed that the British West Indies (British islands in the Caribbean Sea) should become part of Canada. Today, they are not a part of Canada, though Canada and Commonwealth Caribbean countries and territories enjoy close ties today.