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

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In 2007, for reasons passing understanding, the Royal Canadian Mint issued the world’s first million-dollar coin. As if this wasn’t a big enough accolade, the coin, which weighs 100 kg (220.4 lb), was also named the world’s largest gold coin by Guinness World Records. To date, five of these coins have been bought by investors.

 

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