Tree experts pointed out a mistake in current Canadian currency. Instead of it's notes featuring Canadian maple leaves, it instead features Norwegian maple leaves. Although, both look fairly similar. cbc.ca/news/canada/britis…
The Tragically Hip song, "Fifty Mission Cap" is credited with single handedly reviving the memory of Toronto Maple Leaf's Defenceman Bill Barilko and is so important to the team that they have a copy of hand written lyrics in the player's lounge and use the song at nearly every home game. cbc.ca/news/canada/toront…
The most costly heist in Canadian History was of nearly 3,000 tons of Maple Syrup en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Today I learned about maple syrup mold. Generally harmless, the mold can form in syrup stored for long periods. Refrigeration of open syrup can help reduce the formation of the mold. If formed, you can remove the mold and boil the syrup to restore/purify it. mooresmaple.com/facts.php…
There is a maple syrup cartel in Canada and that thieves stole $18.7 million from their reserves. cbc.ca/news/canada/montre…
Three people stole $18 million dollars worth of Maple Syrup in Quebec. This was over the course of about a year. thestar.com/news/canada/2…
Today I learned of the maple syrup urine disease, which is named for the presence of sweet-smelling urine, similar to maple syrup, when the person goes into metabolic crisis en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
On February 22 2020 the Carolina Hurricane an NHL team had there two goalies injured in the game and had to bring in David Ayres who was a Zamboni driver for the other team the Toronto Maple Leafs. David Ayres let in 2 goals but would help Carolina secure the win. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
Canadians gifted a Norwegian coach over 5 tons of maple syrup after he helped an Olympic Canadian cross-country skier after she broke her pole during a race. cbc.ca/sports/norwegian-r…
Those tiny maple syrup bottle handles are an example of a "skeuomorph". A retained but no longer functional stylistic feature. thekitchn.com/why-do-mapl…
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf is actually really highly regarded compared to other silver currencies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can…
Today I learned about the Big Maple Leaf coin. This was a set of six $1 million gold coins minted by the Royal Canadian Mint with each coin weighing 100 kilograms (220lb). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
Canada has a Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve- much like the US has a strategic reserve of gasoline vpr.org/post/inside-globa…
The rosy maple moth, native to North America, has a woolly body with delicate silky pink and yellow coloration. The moth's larval caterpillars are known as green-striped mapleworms and they feed on maple leaves. The larvae undergo five instars prior to adulthood whereupon they no longer feed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dry…
In 1964, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson formed a committee to find a flag that would represent Canada and replace the Canadian Red Ensign. Over 4,000 submissions for Canada's new flag were received from all walks of life and after consideration, the red and white maple leaf was chosen pearsoncanadaschool.com/i…
Maple syrup was promoted in the 1800s as a slavery-free alternative to cane sugar: "Suffer not your cup to be sweetened by the blood of slaves." theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Though sweet baked beans may come across as excessively sugary, or a product of the processed food industry, it is a traditional Native American dish. Originally sweetened using maple syrup, also a native product. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bak…
The US has more land suitable for producing maple syrup than Canada does, and only a small geographic portion of Canada is suitable to grow sugar maples. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace…
During the American Civil War, maple syrup was advertised as a socially responsible alternative to slave-produced cane sugar. adirondackalmanack.com/20…
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has a β€œFort Knox” vault of Maple Syrup. A barrel is worth about $1,200 or $2.88 per pound which is 10-18 times the value of U.S. crude oil. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fed…
In Japan people eat fried maple leaves as a snack kotaku.com/time-to-eat-fr…
In 2007, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke plotted to rent a barn and fight Edmonton Oilers GM Kevin Lowe over forward Dustin Penner’s contract. League commissioner Gary Bettman put an end to the plans by threatening to suspend them both indefinitely. edmontonjournal.com/sport…
Maple trees aren’t the only trees tapped for syrup. The sap from Pine, Birch and Black Walnut trees also produce edible syrup. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
A 100 kg/220 lb 53cm/21 inch solid gold coin called "The Big Maple Leaf" was stolen from Berlin's Bode museum in 2017 using a wheelbarrow and ladder. Despite arrests, it is believed the coin (one of six minted) may have been cut or melted. The gold is worth ~$4.3 million bbc.co.uk/news/world-euro…
There is a metabolic disease known as Maple Syrup Urine Disease, in which the affected person's sweat and urine has a distinct maple sugar scent. medlineplus.gov/ency/arti…
A man was fined $9.4 million and sentenced to 8 years in jail for stealing 3,000 tonnes of maple syrup which cost $18.7 million from Quebec reserve in 2012. time.com/4760432/maple-sy…
It takes 40 gallons of tree sap to make 1 gallon of maple syrup. tapmytrees.com/faq/
Despite not having won a Stanley cup in 52 years the Toronto Maple Leafs NHL team are still the second most winning franchise in league history with 13 Stanley Cups, behind the Montreal Canadiens with 24. statista.com/statistics/2…
Former Toronto Maple Leafs owner Harold Ballard once asked the arena superintendent if he could make pickles in the tank that circulated the cold mixture under the ice. pensionplanpuppets.com/20…
Bird's eye maple is a random occurence and there is no way to know if a tree will have that pattern in the wood until it's been felled. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bir…
Today I learned of the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist in which nearly 3000 tons of maple syrup was stolen from a storage facility in Quebec valued at 18.7 million CAD wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_…
Marvin and Sandra Maple took their grandchildren away from their own kids for over 20 years before getting caught. Despite denial from their parents, the children claimed that they escaped, and changed their own names and identities because of how abusive their parents were to them. middletennesseemysteries.…
There is a disorder called Maple Syrup Disease that make your urine and sometimes body smell like maple syrup. wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_…
Abolitionists Used Maple Syrup in Their Cooking Because Molasses and Cane Sugar Were Both Slave Crops en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
There is a Canadian cartel which controls roughly 70% of the world's maple syrup production. It allocates production, sets prices, and maintains a strategic reserve of 40 million pounds of syrup to protect against market fluctuations. businessweek.com/printer/…
The largest theft ever investigated by Quebec police was the "Great Maple Syrup Heist" in which 3,000 tonnes of maple syrup, worth $18.7 million, was extracted from 9,571 barrels and replaced with water. nationalpost.com/news/can…
Canadians make a candy called tire d'Γ©rable by pouring maple syrup on snow, then rolling it onto sticks. buttonsoup.ca/maple-taffy…
Infamous former Toronto Maple Leafs goon Tie Domi has a son, Max, who plays for the Leafs' main rivals, the Montreal Canadiens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max…
The US grants a lot of stuff. It even has a grant to promote the domestic maple syrup industry. USDA-AMS-TM-ACER-G-19-0006 grants.gov/web/grants/sea…
In 2006 a Norweigan coach gave a ski pole to a Canadian, allowing her to go on to win a silver medal. Canadians citizens were so touched they collectively gave him 5.2 tonnes of Maple Syrup. cccski.com/Events/Events-…
There is mushroom that tastes exactly like maple syrup io9.gizmodo.com/chemists-…
The Boston Celtics have the only NBA court made out of red oak wood. All of the others are made of maple. si.com/nba/2015/12/02/nba…
The first professional sports team nicknamed the Toronto Maple Leafs was a minor league baseball team, not a hockey team. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
Maple syrup grades refers to the color of the syrup, not to its quality. deepmountainmaple.com/map…
Today I learned of The Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist where three men they stole 2,700 tons of syrup worth $18 million from a warehouse in Quebec bloomberg.com/news/articl…
Canada has a maple syrup cartel. washingtonpost.com/blogs/…
The eleven points of the maple leaf of the Canadian flag has no special significance: the number and arrangement of the points were chosen after wind tunnel tests and the chosen pattern is the least blurred under high winds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
Maple syrup bottles have little handles on them because they originally came in 5lb containers that needed handles to hold, so when shrinking the bottle the handle was kept on because people associated the handle with that product. thekitchn.com/why-do-mapl…
Today I learned about the Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist and how over multiple months over 3,000 tons of maple syrup was stolen from a warehouse in Quebec valued around $18.7 Million Canadian Dollars. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
The Queen's coronation dress had emblems of an English Tudor rose, a Scots thistle, a Welsh leek, an Irish shamrock, an Australian wattle, a Canadian maple leaf, a New Zealand fern, South Africa’s protea, an Indian pearly lotus, an Ceylonese opalescent lotus and Pakistan’s wheat, cotton and jute nga.gov.au/ByAppointment/
Canadians eat maple syrup covered snow on a stick. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
In 2012, thieves stole $30 million in maple syrup from Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve newsfeed.time.com/2012/09…
The Canadian province of Quebec is responsible for 75% of the world's maple syrup production. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
The US has 1 billion cubic meters of Helium in strategic reserves. Canada, meanwhile, has a maple syrup strategic reserve. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Str…
In 2012, $18.7 million worth of maple syrup was stolen from the national reserves in what would be The great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist vanityfair.com/news/2016/…
Scott Joplin requested the Maple Leaf Rag to be played at his funeral, but was declined by his wife who thought it wasn't proper en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
There is a rare disease called "Maple Syrup Urine Disease" where the body can not process some amino acids resulting in the urine having a maple syrup odor. It can be fatal. rarediseases.org/rare-dis…
North-eastern Native American tribes used maple syrup to enhance and improve the taste of their dishes. Making maple syrup production one of the few agricultural processes that is not a European colonial import. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
New England's vibrant fall foliage is a result of a major hurricane that blew through the region in 1938. Ninety percent of the trees destroyed were white pines. As the forests regrew, trees with colorful leaves like oak, maple, birch, dogwood, and elm sprouted up in place of the pines. mnn.com/earth-matters/cli…
Quebec has a β€œmaple syrup cartel” news.vice.com/en_us/artic…
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers control 77% of global maple syrup supply and are commonly referred to as a cartel. wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_…
The reason the Toronto Maple Leafs are not called the Maple "Leaves" is that the name was chosen in honour of the Maple Leaf Regiment from World War I. As the regiment is a proper noun, its plural is Maple Leafs (not Maple Leaves). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
Quebec has a maple syrup cartel that has been compared to OPEC. business.time.com/2012/12…
There exists a moth that is colored pink and yellow like candy instead of brown or grey. It's called Rosy maple moth or Dryocampa rubicunda. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dry…
Today I learned of Maple Syrup Urine Disease, a rare and deadly disease wherein the body cannot metabolize branched amino acids, causing one's urine to smell like Maple Syrup. emedicine.medscape.com/ar…
Maple syrup has more calcium than milk sustainabletable.org/438/…
Canadians pour maple syrup on snow then eat it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
Because maple syrup doesn't always look good on camera, many food advertisers replace it with motor oil in commercials. mentalfloss.com/article/3…
Peter Jackson used so much fake blood for the making of "Braindead" in 1992 that he created a shortage of maple syrup (a raw material in the fake blood) in New Zealand for several weeks. stuff.co.nz/dominion-post…
Canada has a Federal Maple-Syrup Reserve controlling 77% of the world's total output america.aljazeera.com/mul…
Canada has a Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve newswire.ca/en/story/9486…
There was a 18.7 million dollar maple syrup heist in Canada. cbc.ca/amp/1.3848431?clie…
Today I learned of Captain Canuck a maple leaf clad superhero who fights for Canadian values en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap…
Fenugreek contains an extremely potent aromatic compound called solotone and when consumed in heavy amounts, can prompt a sweet maple-y odor in sweat and urine. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Toronto Maple Leafs player Bill Barilko scored the OT goal which won the 1951 Stanley Cup, and later went missing while on a fishing trip. When his body was found 11 years later, the Leafs would go on to win the Cup that year, their first since 1951, giving way to the idea of the "Barilko Curse" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fif…
One story of how the term hat trick came to be used in the NHL for when a player scores three goals is that a Toronto haberdasher gave hats to Maple Leafs players who scored three goals in a game. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hat…
A supplement that increases milk production called Fenugreek, has a side effect that may cause your baby to smell like maple syrup. webmd.com/vitamins-supple…
There is a medical condition called Maple Syrup Urine Disease which makes your pee smell like maply syrup. healthline.com/health/map…
Today I learned of the 2012 Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist, in which $18,000,000 of maple syrup suddenly disappeared seemingly overnight. bloomberg.com/news/articl…
Maple Syrup (1/4c.) has more minerals than an egg, an apple, or a slice of bread, and more antioxidants than a tomato. maple.infor.ca/nutritiona…
If Canada had the population density of Monaco, there would be 169 billion maple-syrupy Canadians on the planet. simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
, bowling pins are not solid plastic but, they are solid maple with nylon shell youtu.be/sSZnI35m3hU
The silver maple tree in Toronto that inspired the Canadian patriotic song "The Maple Leaf Forever" fell in 2013, but some of the wood was made into two guitars that are passed on to different musicians. cbc.ca/news/canada/windso…
Babe Ruth's first professional home run was against the Toronto Maple Leafs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…
Canada has a strategic maple syrup reserve theglobeandmail.com/news/…
There is a metabolic disorder called "Maple Syrup Urine Disease" where the affected persons urine smells very sweet like maple syrup. This is due to their bodies inability to break down amino acids which build up in the body and are toxic to the brain and other organs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map…
There are some Canadians who think that their $100 bills smell like maple syrup huffingtonpost.com/2013/0…
It takes about 10 gallons of sap to make just one quart of maple syrup. consumerreports.org/maple…
... before 15 February 1965, when the Maple Leaf flag was first flown, Canada did not have an official state flag. countrydigest.org/canadia…
In 2012, thieves in Canada stole 6 million pounds of maple syrup, worth $18 million dollars. abcnews.go.com/blogs/head…
There is a disease that makes urine smell like maple syrup. healthline.com/health/map…
There is a disease that makes your urine smell like maple syrup. Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) medlineplus.gov/ency/arti…
540'000 gallons of maple syrup was stolen from the International Strategic Reserve of Quebec in 2012 vanityfair.com/news/2016/…
The script of an episode of the Twilight Zone, "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street", has been used in elementary school reading textbooks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Poachers are illegally harvesting Big leaf Maple trees in the Pacific Northwest for their unique wood pattern. seattlepi.com/local/artic…
Canada has an entire section of Federal Law concerning the regulation of maple products laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/e…
Canada Had a Maple Syrup Heist cbc.ca/1.1212517
Many people detect a smell of maple syrup on some Canadian plastic bank notes. youtube.com/watch?v=2KEQC…
While many Canadians claim that the newer bank notes smell of maple, the Bank of Canada denies ever having added a fragrance. cbc.ca/m/news/canada/mapl…
The Stanley Cup Champions 1963 Toronto Maple Leafs, 1972 Boston Bruins and 1981 New York Islanders have their engravings misspelled as Leaes, BQSTQN and Ilanders, respectively. There are also several player name errors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…

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