1000 Questions About Canada: Places, People, Things and by John Robert Colombo

By John Robert Colombo

What are "snow worms"?

Are there extra moose than humans within the Yukon?

What is the which means of the observe "Niagara"?

Where will you discover the world’s greatest perogy?

Does Elvis have a highway in Ottawa named after him?

What used to be Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s favorite snack food?

Which province used to be the final to shift site visitors from the left-hand part of the line to the right?

These are a few of the questions which are requested - and responded - in 1000 questions on Canada. each reader with an oz. (or a gram) of interest will locate those exciting questions and considerate solutions interesting to learn and examine. This booklet is for those who love curious lore and who need to know extra concerning the kingdom during which they live.

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S. President Franklin Roosevelt presented him with a special award for his work in designing the bombsight to drop the atomic bombs on Japan in World War II,” according to Ed Gould in Entertaining Canadians: Canada’s International Stars 1900-1988 (1988). 064. Who is the comedian best known for his character Ed Grimley? Martin Short, the comedian, writer, and actor who was born in Hamilton, Ontario, created the character Ed Grimley in 1977. ” Grimley is easily recognized: his hair rises to a point above Short’s head.

The playwright Raymond Storey gave the nineteen-year-old lang some Cline records and made suggestions as to character. During the play’s run, lang remembered childhood dreams of a plane crash (Cline died in a plane crash in 1963) and felt there was a spiritual bond between them, that her career was being guided by Cline. ” Thereafter she affected her distinctive manner of dress and deportment as well as her distinctive torch-and-twang singing style. 038. Who was the world’s first movie star? Florence Lawrence, the vaudeville actress who was born in 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario, was the world’s first movie star.

Not quite. Fellow sports personality Brian McFarlane, after researching young Albert’s story, wrote The Youngest Goalie: The Adventures of a Hockey Legend (1989). There are plans to turn it into a made-fortelevision movie. 111. Did Cyclone Taylor score a goal skating backwards? Some amazing stories are told of the semi-legendary hockey player Frederic (Cyclone) Taylor. ” The truth is Taylor never got a clear shot on the Ottawa goal and his team lost. ” 112. How did Foster Hewitt rank the three top hockey players in 1944?

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