15 things most Canadians don’t know about their own country

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We built the world’s first UFO landing pad

While most people tend to associate UFOs with Roswell, New Mexico, and Area 51, St. Paul, Alberta, is home to the world’s first landing pad for alien life. The raised cement pad was built in 1967 and was officially opened by then Minister of National Defense (and open alien conspiracy theorist) Paul Hellyer.

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