These days, we’ve come to expect that most of what we buy and use isn’t made here in Canada. Flip over the label and you’re more likely to find “Made in China” (or Indonesia or Vietnam) than anywhere on this side of the globe.
But believe it or not, Canada is the world’s leading manufacturer of dozens of goods you might never have guessed. Think Swedish fish are native to Sweden? Nej! They hail from Hamilton, Ontario. Got lucky on a scratch ticket? Well, you can thank your friends in Winnipeg for that. And when you travel abroad, pay attention to your change; that money might actually have been made back at home.
Curious what else actually comes from Canada? Watch the video above to find out more reasons the world relies on Canada.