The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole.


It’s a mistake seen in the maps issued by Elections Canada, the National Research Council and the Canadian Armed Forces. It’s even in the official Atlas of Canada and on hundreds of relief maps hung up in schoolrooms across the country. For nearly 100 years, the government of Canada has been printing official maps incorrectly…

via The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole — National Post – Top Stories

What?!?  Santa Claus isn’t Canadian?!?  I was told growing up that he wore white and red for Coke-a-Cola, however I really knew it was because he was wearing the red and white for Canada. eh?

I still say the US should just give us Alaska and Maine since they’re in Canada.  In return we’ll give them Sarah Palin!

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