Test Your Canadian IQ with the Canada Day Quiz!
We've got 20 fun questions to mark Canada's 155th birthday.
Happy Canada Day! July 1 marks the 155th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, which dates all the way back to 1867. Canada has an imperfect history, but there's plenty to celebrate, too.
Truth and reconciliation
This year, we're continuing to focus on truth and reconciliation. In 2021, hundreds of unmarked graves were discovered across the country, bringing the tragedies of Canada's residential schools system to the forefront of the public consciousness.
If you're interested in learning more about Indigenous histories and cultures, consider checking out the #IndigenousReads reading list, or Reconciliation: A Starting Point, a mobile app built to help users understand reconciliation, and why it matters.
Going even further, you can explore Indigenous Canada via a University of Alberta program established on coursera, or browse Indigenous place names in Canada.
No matter what you're doing this Canada Day, consider taking a moment of silence at 7 pm on July 1. Offer a few quiet moments to contemplate what you're grateful for, and how we can pull together to improve upon the failures of the past.
Beyond that, public celebrations have returned to Ottawa and elsewhere. Check out this list from ToDo Canada to find an event near you.
The Canada Day quiz
Canada Day is about more than reconciliation, though. Canadian culture is diverse and multifaceted. In that spirit, we've built a Canada Day quiz with 20 questions guaranteed to get you thinking! Do you know who Canada's richest celebrity is? Or what flavour of potato chips you can only get in Canada?
Take the quiz and find out how well you know Canada! Can you get 100% correct? Good luck!
Take the Canada Day Quiz on SurveyMonkey
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