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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Toronto in the largest city in Canada. It is home to more than 4 million people and its dwellers are known to hold more university educations than any country in the world.
Ottawa is our capital city to the surprise of many.
The border between Canada and the US is officially known as the International Boundary, at 8,892 km, it is the world's longest border between 2 nations.
At 9,984,670 square kilometres, Canada is the second largest country in the world behind Russia at 17,075,000 sq km.
Canada has the longest coastline of any contry in the world at 243,042 km.
North America's lowest recorded temperatue was -81.4 degrees Fahreheit on Feb 3rd, 1947. It was recorded at Snag, Yukon Territory.
Canada contains 25% of the world's wetlands
Manitou Lake on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron is the world's largest lake WITHIN a lake.
Population of Canada as at July 2009 will be 33,592,686
The longest river in Canada is the Mackenzie River: 4241 km long.
Canada's largest, and one of the worlds'greatest, earthquakes happened on August 22, 1949, off the Queen Charlotte Islands
Wood Buffalo National Park located in northwestern Alberta is Canada's largest park at 44,808 sq km. It was established in 1922 to protect the last remaining herds of bison . It is one of the largest in the world.
Alert, in Nanuavut Territory is the northernmost permanent settlement in the world.
Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories is the deepest lake in Canada and the 10th largest in the world.
The sun shines almost non-stop for 3 months during the summer in part of the Yukon and Nunavut Territories
The island of Newfoundland has no snakes, skunks or poison ivy.
CANADIANS INVENTED: the caulking gun as well as tracer bullets
DR. Frederick Banting - discovered insulin in 1923
Alexander Graham Bell - created the telephone on March 10 1876
in 1889 he invented the phonograph/gramaphone
Barbara Bain - discovered the Bone Marrow Compatibility Test in 1960
Washing Machine was invented by Canadian James Brown in 1835
Heart Pace Maker in 1950 by John A Hopps
Plexiglass in 1931
Television in 1927
Green Ink for bank notes in 1862
The Blackberry in 1999
The electric lightbulb in 1874
The Chocolate Bar in 1910
Frozen Food in 1929
Trvial Pursuit Game in 1980
Lawn Sprinkler in 1870's
Standard Time in 1878 by Sir Sanford Fleming
Green Garbage Bag in 1960
Zipper in 1913
Wonder Bra in 1964
Apple Pie ** see comments #10 and #11
Alkaline Battery in 1959
Instant Mashed Potatoes in 1966
Short Wave Radios
The Ski-Doo (was supposed to be Ski-Dog [to replace dog sled] but a typo resulted in the name)
Bloody Caesars in 1961 - YUMM - Thank you Walter Chell !!!
the Jolly Jumper
Prince Edward Island accounts for 0.1% of Canada's total surface area
In 1967, Sir John A Macdonald became the first Prime Minister of Canada. He was from Kingston - my home town which was the first capital of Upper Canada.
Canada has the largest French population that never surrendered to Germany
We have the largest English population that never, ever surrendered or withdrew during any war to anyone, anywhere!
The Regina Tornado of June 30th 1912 rated at F4 was the most severe tornado known in Canada.
The most severe flood in Canadian history occurred on Oct 14, 1954 when Hurricane Hazel dumped 214 mm of rain in 72 hours.
The average dog sled team can kill and devour a full grown human in under 3 minutes
Joe Shuster, co-creater of SUPERMAN was born in Toronto
The tuck-away handles on our sacret two-four beer cases was the brainstorm of Canadian Steve Pasjack in 1957
The highest mountain in Canada is Mount Logan, Yukon Territory at 5959 metres.
Canadian Music to our Ears: Bryan Adams
The Guess Who
Bachman Turner Overdrive
The Tragically Hip (also from Kingston)
k. d. Lang
Ice Hockey, lacrosse, baseball are all Canadian games
The Baseball glove was invented in Canada in 1883
The goalie mask was invented in Canada
The size of our football fields and one less down, make then Canadian
Basketball was invented by a Canadian, James Naismith in 1892
5 pin bowling was invented in Torontoin 1909
Wayne Gretsky, The Great One, was created in Canada
Other celebrities: Jim Carrey
Dan Ackroyd (also from Kingston)
Mary Pickford of the silent screen
Michael J Fox
Kiefer Sutherland and his Father
Pamela Sue Anderson
Avril Lavigne (from just outside Kingston)
What we are proudest of is our Freedom!
If you're thinking about selling, I'd love to meet with you and provide a Market Analysis and go over my Marketing Plan - it is the little things that make the difference.**
Susan Emo Sales Representative, Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Brokerage* Kingston, Ontario
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