TO HELP Canada celebrate its 150th anniversary on July 1st and to honor this great country, Fairmont interpreted 10 quirky facts about Canada, from the UFO landing pad in Alberta to the nation’s mammoth maple syrup industry.

1. Canada ships a LOT of maple syrup to the US.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

2. Watch out for polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

3. Canadians go mad for mac and cheese.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

4. The Yukon can be as cold as Mars!

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

5. Alberta is well prepared for the arrival of UFOs.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

6. This might be the friendliest ‘war’ ever.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

7. Some people are convinced there’s a monster living in a lake in British Columbia.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

8. There’s a $1 million coin that’s the same size as a motorcycle tire.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

9. Remember: politeness costs nothing in Canada.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada

10. Skiers and snowboarders should take note of this awesome run.

10 weird and quirky facts you did not know about Canada