Most Shared Stories Tagged: Canada

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the Canadian Province where polar bear hunting is popular and lucrative. The answer is the Northwest Territories.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nova Scotia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a couple of Scotsmen who've been traveling through Nova Scotia recently, drumming up support for a celebration of Scottish poet Robert Burns.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Quebec's capital, Quebec City. It was founded 400 years ago today by Samuel de Champlain. Anchor Marco Werman gets details on today's commemorative events from CBC reporter Catou MacKinnon.

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Geo Quiz and Answer

We're looking for a part of the North American continental shelf that sits under water, just off the coast of Newfoundland.The answer is the Grand Banks. Marine archaeologist Dwight Coleman tells anchor Marco Werman about an ongoing project to explore the shipwrecks and underwater landscape of the Grand Banks.

Sports

No Olympic medals yet for Canada

Canada has yet to win ANY medals at the Beijing Olympics, and Canadian reporter Simon Beck has come up with ten reasons why Canadians shouldn't worry about it. He speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.

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Geo Answer

The city of Drummondville in Quebec, Canada, is the answer to our Geo Quiz. This weekend the city is holding a festival dedicated to poutine. That's french fries topped with brown gravy and cheese curd.

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Geo answer

Today's answer is Dawson City in Canada's Yukon. Producer Jake Warga visited a bar there and tells us the story behind a favorite local drink called the "Sour Toe Cocktail." ********LISTENER ADVISORY: This audio postcard mentions the cocktail's chief ingredient: a severed human toe.********