Oh Canada, you are a hockey-loving, maple syrup-swilling, toque-wearing cliché. And you love it.
A new poll says 64 per cent of Canadians have seen a beaver in the wild, 60 per cent a moose, 59 per cent a loon and 55 per cent a bear.
The Historica Canada survey found that six in 10 Canadian are hockey fans – 18 per cent proclaiming it the greatest sport on Earth.
Seventy-three per cent of more than 1,000 Canadians surveyed across the country have been in a canoe and 65 per cent on a snowmobile, according to the survey conducted by pollster Ipsos Reid for Historica Canada, the independent charitable organization best known for its Heritage Minutes ads.
Half of those surveyed said the toque is the most Canadian item of clothing, followed by the plaid shirt (18 per cent) and the parka (17 per cent).
It was evident that the survey took place in summer, since just five per cent considered longjohns the most iconic of Canuck duds.
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