Kiy HR Services Inc. is an all-Canadian team, based and grown in Edmonton, Alberta. We feel very proud to live in and stand by our great (cold) country everyday! You may already know that Canada is one of the largest countries in the world; however, here are some more fun facts about the Great White North!

  • Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world, at 243,977 km – 161,600 km!
  • One-tenth of the world’s forests are located right here in the Great North!
  • The first indoor ice hockey game took place on March 3, 1875 at the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal!
  • It’s no secret that Canadians are smart, here are some Canadian inventions:
    • Trivial Pursuit – Scott Abbot and Chris Haney
    • The Telephone – Alexander Graham Bell
    • Basketball – James Naismith
    • Snowmobile (how else would we get around?) – Joseph-Armand Bombardier
  • The Royal Montreal Golf Club, founded in 1873, is the oldest golf club in North America.
  • The Moosehead Brewery in Saint John, New Brunswick turns out 1,642 bottles of beer per minute! 

O, Canada! We stand on guard for thee!

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