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This Viking was said to have settled Canada's East Coast in the year 1000.
What was the original name for Canada's capital city Ottawa?
Who was Canada's first Francophone Prime Minister?
Which country took control of Quebec away from France, by winning the battle of the Plains of Abraham?
What term is used to describe the severe hardships in the 1930's?
What was the name of the route to Canada taken by blacks escaping slavery in the US?
Which ethnic group was evacuated from the West Coast in WWII?
What Canadian city was severely damaged by a massive explosion in its harbour in 1917?
On D-Day, which beach did most of the Canadian Troops land on?
In what year were all Canadian women eligible to vote in federal elections?
Which province was the last one to join Canada?
The members of which ethnic group were once forced to pay head tax to leave the country?
Name one of the wars in which Canada was invaded by the United States.
What is the name of the Metis Leader that was hanged by the federal government in 1885?
What term is commonly used to refer to early French fur traders in Canada?
Which terrorist organization lead a revolution against the Canadian government, in Quebec during the 1960's?
Who was the first Canadian in space?
What year was Canada’s constitution patriated from Great Britain?
Name the Canadian who received the Noble Prize for the discovery of insulin?
Which tower was the tallest free-standing structure in the world until 2007?

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