The name “Canada” was created by accident. When French explorer Jacques Cartier was visiting the new world, the indigenous people invited him to their “kanata,” their word for “village.” Cartier’s party mistakenly thought that “kanata” or “Canada” was the name of the country.
A town in the province of Manitoba named Churchill is called “Polar Bear Capital in the World,” where there is a bear for every person. While it brings a lot of tourists, life with these giant carnivores loitering in the streets can be a bit tricky. That’s why people leave their cars unlocked to provide quick refuge in case someone is being chased by those bears.