Friday, November 05, 2004

Canada For Dummies

Here is a little Canada information for all you libs out there who want to flee our great nation because your hopes of a liberal utopia were dashed by 60 million stupid Americans. Please, don't stop and think about staying, go now. The United States will not miss you and I am sure Canada is great this time of year.

Population: 31,946,316 (not including polar bears)
Language: English 59.3% (official), French 23.2% (official), other 17.5%
Life expectancy: male:76.02 years/ female:83 years (sorry guys)
Population growth rate: 1.02% (2000 est.)
National holiday: Canada Day, July 1st
Political parties: Bloc Quebecois, Liberal Party, New Democratic Party, Progressive Conservative Party, Reform Party
Geography: second-largest country in world (after Russia); strategic location between Russia and US via north polar route; nearly 90% of the population is concentrated within 160 km of the US/Canada border.
Inflation rate: 1.7%
Unemployment Rate:
7.1% (USA - 5.5%)
Crime: 962.8 violent crimes per 100,000 people

Here is the most direct route from New York City:

Click on the map for driving instructions.

Click Here for the Department of Immigration....en francais
Ryder lets you rent moving trucks to Canada
Here is some information about Hockey and Curling
LaBatts, the best thing to come out of Canada since Molson
Want to get to Canada faster? Fly AirCanada