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Congratulations CIRA! Proud to be a part of 2 million dot-ca Web sites.
 
Today we are celebrating at CIRA - last night at 10:40 ET we reached two million .CA domain names registered! 

Here's some more 'two million' facts about Canada - can you identify which are real and which aren't?

Not all facts are entirely accurate
Can you find the seven bogus Canadian facts?

1. Two million Canadians are studying French as a second language
2. Canada has over two million lakes.
3. In 1988, two million Canadians signed a petition to bring back the Beachcombers.
4. Two million litres of maple syrup were produced in Ontario in 2011.
5. Canadian skier Greg Hill climbed and skied over two million feet of mountains in 2010.
6. “Eh” is said 2 million times an hour, on average in Canada.
7. Two million Canadian homes were landline free in 2011.
8. Two million Canadians apologize daily when someone steps on their foot.
9. Nunavut encompasses two million square kilometres, 1/5 of Canada's total land mass.
10. Wayne Gretzky's salary during his first season with the LA Kings was $2 million.
11. Two million Canadians reported “Kids in the Hall” was their all-time favourite TV show.
12. Fully loaded, prelaunch weight of the Space Shuttle, including the Canadarm, was two million kg.
13. Two million people visit Radio Canada online from across Canada each month.
14. An average of two million cars are on the 401 in Toronto at any given time.
15. Two million minutes of penalties are served each year in the NHL.
16. There are currently two million Canadians living in other countries around the world.
17. Each winter, two million toques are sold in Canada.
18. Two million loonies placed end-to-end = 53 km, and would stretch across the Confederation bridge 4 times.
19. Two million loonies stacked = 3.9 km, 7 times taller than the CN tower.
20. Two million servings of poutine has about 14 million calories and would require 500,000 cups of cheese curds.
21. Every 7.5 hours Canadians drink two million liters of beer (longer with the hockey strike)
22. Canada's Viceroy Reliable Group makes two million hockey pucks a year. 
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